Media in memoriam — 2019

Marshall “Wizzo” Brodien

Gone but not forgotten: A look back at Chicago media luminaries who left us in 2019.

Joe Aaron editor, publisher

Steve Bell news anchor, educator

Chet Coppock

Phil Blanchard copy editor

Marshall “Wizzo” Brodien magician

Guy Brody radio host

Pat Colander editor, writer

Chet Coppock sportscaster

Russ Ewing

Clarence Cross executive

Dr. Sammy Danna educator

Mel Devonne radio host

John Downs artist

Harlan Draeger reporter

Georgie Anne Geyer

Jim Dunbar radio host

Russ Ewing reporter

Reed Farrell actor, announcer

Ywain Fields radio personality

Bernie Finkel radio host

Robert J. Herguth

Marlene Gelfond editorial assistant

Georgie Anne Geyer foreign correspondent

Duane Gray producer

Andrea Gronvall producer

Robert J. Herguth columnist

Ken Nordine

Steve Huang copy editor

Joe Hubbard sales executive

Susie Jacobson advertising executive

Bernie Judge editor

Jerry Kupcinet director

Lois Wille

Lanning MacFarland Jr. publisher

Don Meier producer

Glen Moberg radio reporter

Chris Myers producer

Ken Nordine word jazz artist

Milos Stehlik

Joe Oher director

Pat Pastin reporter

Carmelita Pope host

Franz Schulze art critic

Milos Stehlik film critic

Derk Zimmerman

Jon Van reporter

Chris Vicente producer

Marvin Weinstein copy editor

Lois Wille reporter, editor

Derk Zimmerman executive