A true woman of passion, Ro Coleman is a Radio Producer for WGN Radio and Executive Producer for The Rotation Network, her network and digital strategy agency. Ro first found her passion while attending Illinois State University, where she studied Broadcast Journalism. After ISU, Ro attended Illinois Media School where she received her certification in Radio/TV Broadcasting.
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Tonight on After Hours: Author Billy Lombardo joins Rick Kogan in the Skyline Studios as a guest co-host and to talk about his latest reissue of “How to Hold a Woman” as “Morning Will Come,” that takes readers on a raw exploration of grief, exploring the bonds of blood and the redemptive power of love. Though it was originally published in 2009, this reissue can be found on Amazon. For more information on Billy Lombardo visit billylombardoauthor.com. Dan Nelson joins […]
Tonight on After Hours: Journalist and author Jim DeRogatis and executive director of the Museum of Broadcast Communications Susy Schultz joins the conversation over the phone to discuss “Surviving R. Kelly II: The Recocking,” a Lifetime Documentary on the stories of the underage survivors of sexual assault and more from singer R. Kelly. “Powerful is an understatement,” said Schultz. “These women who did tell their stories have paid a dear price … We want to give people the access to […]
Tonight on After Hours W/ Rick Kogan: Author/Photographers Mark Jacob, Rich Cahan, and Michael Williams join host Rick Kogan in the Skyline Studio to talk about their latest book: “Aftershock: The Human Toll of War: Haunting World War II Images by America’s Soldier Photographers. A small group of Army soldiers who witnessed Germany’s last push, the Battle of the Bulge, and unimaginable destruction in Germany captured it all. These soldier photographers are acclaimed for their war photographs, but their work showing […]
“Elton” Jim Turano fills in for Nick Digilio for the Sunday night/Monday morning overnight show. On the show, Jim discusses his battle with doing laundry as he learns to finally do it himself, his new rules when sending Christmas cards, and his million dollar, get-rich-quick ideas. Jim also asks listeners for their insight on new eggnog recipes as well as new colognes to replace Cashmere Woods in 2020. Part 1 Part 2
Host Dane Neal fills in for Nick Digilio on Christmas with special guest Dino Tibre. During the show the guys reminisce on their favorite childhood memories, Dane lists off Amazon’s most sold items this Christmas season, and listeners join the conversation with memories of their beloved yet closed stores. Plus, can you guess what the most dangerous toys ever created are? Dane lists the most dangerous toys ever created and their deadly stories. Keep the conversation going with Dane on […]
Elton Jim Turano filling in for Nick Digilio to kick off the Christmas cheer. Jim starts the show with evening greetings to listeners and a Christmas countdown before performing a one-man version of “A Christmas Carol.” Plus, Elton Jim talks family traditions, holiday greetings and asks listeners about the best gift they ever received as a kid as he reminsces on the best and worst gifts he received.
Tonight on After Hours with Rick Kogan: Rev. John Cusick, retired priest from the Archdiocese of Chicago, joins Rick Kogan to discuss Christmas, the spirituality of the season, and their favorite holiday childhood memories. Check out Fr. Cusick’s book “Never Be Ordinary: Wisdom from My Father.” Find a copy on Amazon, Goodreads, and Corby Books.
Authors Kate Wisel of “Driving in Cars with Homeless Men” and Gint Aras of “Relief by Execution” join the conversation with host Rick Kogan in the Skyline Studios as they discuss the inspiration, journeys, and back stories behind their latest books. For Aras it was all about linking violence in personal spaces and mass violence cases such as genocide. “Relief by Execution is a representation of my ability to piece things together and make a whole narrative of things that […]
Tonight on After Hours: Author Joe Peterson joins host Rick Kogan in the Skyline Studios to talk about Peterson’s most recent book, “Ninety-Nine Bottles,” that tells a distillation of Joseph G. Peterson’s considerable talents, and a powerful and emotional meditation on the repetitions and variations of life–regular people searching for meaning in these sad and beautiful places. Plus, publisher Gerald Brennan talk about Tortoise Books (tortoisebooks.com) his publishing house found in 2012 after becoming frustrated with the traditional ways of […]
American Writers Museum Director of Operations, Christopher Burrow joins Rick Kogan in the Skyline Studios to give details on AWM’s latest attractions on typewriters from some of the country’s most famous faces and Christopher’s wife singer Stephanie Browning Burrow and her music. Find out more about the American Writers Museum and their attractions at americanwritersmuseum.org. Keep the conversation going with Rick on Twitter! @RickKogan