Sign-offs by sports anchors Lauren Magiera, Kaitlin Sharkey top most-read posts in April

Lauren Magiera and Kaitlin Sharkey

News of the simultaneous departures of two Chicago TV sports anchors — Lauren Magiera of Nexstar Media WGN-Channel 9 and Kaitlin Sharkey of Fox-owned WFLD-Channel 32 — led the top 10 most-read stories here in April.

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  1. Robservations: Sports anchors away — Lauren Magiera leaves WGN, Kaitlin Sharkey leaves Fox 32; The Score picks up Gabe Ramirez
  2. WGN sports anchor Dan Roan sets May 26 retirement date
  3. CBS 2 hires Joe Donlon as top news anchor
  4. Robservations: Q101 comes home to Cumulus Media’s WKQX; Chicago Reader staff rallies against co-owner; Wall Street Journal hires Tribune’s Lisa Donovan
  5. Bruce St. James out as morning host at WLS Radio
  6. Robservations: Brad Edwards still ‘CBS 2’s biggest cheerleader’; IBEW technicians go back to work at WTTW; Lisagor Awards finalists announced
  7. Robservations: Glenview’s Courtney Cronin joins ESPN 1000 team; Brad Edwards wraps up CBS 2 anchor run; Bill Cameron returns to WLS 890 AM
  8. Palatine’s Cassie Carlson comes home to join Fox 32 sports team
  9. Robservations: XRT’s Richard Milne steps away from morning show; ‘On the Block’ debuts on The U; Jon Manley out at 101.1 WKQX
  10. Chicago radio ratings: Another big victory for V103; WBEZ falls behind WBBM Newsradio