Media in memoriam — 2013

From a Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic whose life was more inspiring than any movie he reviewed to a Radio Hall of Fame disc jockey who redefined the medium for a generation — a photo gallery remembering 10 Chicago media luminaries who left us in 2013.

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Also gone but not forgotten on the Chicago media beat:

  • Graham Armstrong radio/record executive
  • Bill Bailey disc jockey
  • Paul Benzaquin TV/radio host
  • Jerry Boulding radio programmer
  • Vince Casanova newspaper executive
  • Bill Cullerton outdoors expert
  • Herb Graham announcer
  • Carol Cooling-Kopp television executive
  • Bob Kotalik photographer
  • Cal Langenberg cinematographer
  • Marty McNeeley news anchor
  • Dick Mitchell newspaper editor
  • Bob Olmstead newspaper reporter
  • John Palmer news anchor
  • Lee Rodgers radio host
  • Cooper Rollow sports editor
  • Bob Sanders radio host
  • Patricia Shelton fashion editor
  • Dick Sutliff radio newsman
  • John Vondruska (aka Johnny Von) radio host
  • Teshima Walker radio producer