Mitch Michaels has a long record as a personality, innovator & communicator, in the field of radio!
His Chicago radio career has spanned over 45 years and he has been at nearly every rock station in the area including: WGLD, WXRT, WDAI, WKQX, WLUP, WBBM-FM, WCKG, WLS, WXCD, 9FM, WRXQ and WERV!
From his beginnings at WHFS in Bethesda, Md. to his native Cleveland at WNCR and WMMS, to his many years in Chicago at WGLD, WXRT(a station he helped to start), WDAI, the first voice heard on WKQX (Bob Pittman’s radio prototype for MTV), WLUP, WBBM-FM, WCKG, WLS, WXCD, 9FM and WRXQ.
As Program Director at “The LOOP” he was deeply involved with “Disco Demolition”, “Day in the Park” and the 1st “Stereo/Video Simulcast” of a live rock concert (The Who) beamed direct and “live” to nine separate theaters (all of which had full concert sound & were “sold out”). He helped kick off innovative 9FM “We Play Anything” with Sky Daniels.
Mitch currently hosts 3 pm to 7 pm Monday through Friday “Doin’ the Cruise” here on 95.9 The River.
This is an honor that is a long time coming, so help us get Mitch Michaels into the Radio Hall of fame.
It’s simple! Just fill out the nomination form below (and feel free to use the information above in your nomination!)