Talk Media News Notes
September 19, 2011

WABC/New York host and Cumulus Media Networks syndicated personality John Batchelor (pictured) is broadcasting live from Israel this week, offering the latest news and analysis from Jerusalem during the expected U.N. General Assembly vote for Palestinian statehood, despite Israeli and U.S. opposition … Casey Hendrickson segues from his most recent gig at KDOX/Las Vegas to mornings at 95.3 Michiana’s News Channel (WTRC/South Bend). He assumes the chair most recently occupied by Matt Patrick, now morning co-host at KTRH/HoustonArbitron has released the September 2011 RADAR report, showing that network radio reaches over 190 million Persons 12+ on a weekly basis. The company has posted RADAR Radio Network Rankings for Persons 18-49 and 25-54 HERECondolences: To the family and friends of former WCCO/Minneapolis co-host Eleanor Mondale who died Saturday following a lengthy battle with brain cancer. She was 51 … Sincere sympathies also go out to the friends and colleagues of longtime KYW/Philadelphia reporter Jack O’Rourke who died suddenly on Saturday morning after covering a Philadelphia Phillies game for the CBS Radio all-newser on Friday night. He was 80.