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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Recent Articles
  • After Hours W/ Rick Kogan | 12.1.19 | Lee Bey on his latest photobook, David Marienthal on his latest documentary, and more.

    Chicago photographer Lee Bey joins the conversation in the Skyline Studios to talk about his latest book “Southern Exposure: The Overlooked Architecture of Chicago’s South Side.” Inspired by Bey’s 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial exhibition and his past childhood memories, “Southern Exposure” visits sixty sites, including lesser-known but important work by luminaries such as Jeanne Gang, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Eero Saarinen, as well as buildings by pioneering black architects such as Walter T. Bailey, John Moutoussamy, and Roger Margerum. Bey […]

  • Elton Jim Turano fills in for Nick Digilio on Black Friday | 11.29.19

    “Elton Jim” Turano fills in for Nick Digilio to start off Black Friday as this years’ shoppers prepare for the infamous nights of deals. Turano kicks it off by christening the show with cashmere woods air freshener and talking to listeners about their favorite holiday scents and the best deals. Have you gotten your “real ID” yet? Turano talks about his hectic experience in the Illinois Secretary of State’s office when retrieving his new official Illinois ID. Plus, Mick Kayler joins […]

  • After Hours W/ Rick Kogan | 11.24.19 | Two authors are ‘Entertaining Chicago in their latest book, Lightscape comes to Chicago Botanic Gardens and more

    Tonight on After Hours W/ Rick Kogan: Authors Neal Samors and Bob Dauber joins the conversation with host Rick Kogan to talk about their latest book, “Entertaining Chicago.” “Entertaining Chicago,” tells the stories of Chicago’s vast entertainment scene from the perspectives of national, international and local performers who experienced such entertainment, including more than 80 interviews ranging from comedians,  Shelley Berman, Shecky Greene, Tom Dreesen, Tim Reid and Mort Sahl, jazz musicians and more. According to Kogan, it is the […]

  • Authors Neal Samors and Bob Dauber ‘Entertain Chicago’ with their latest book

    Authors Neal Samors and Bob Dauber joins the conversation with host Rick Kogan to talk about their latest book, “Entertaining Chicago.” “Entertaining Chicago,” tells the stories of Chicago’s vast entertainment scene from the perspectives of national, international and local performers who experienced such entertainment, including more than 80 interviews ranging from comedians,  Shelley Berman, Shecky Greene, Tom Dreesen, Tim Reid and Mort Sahl, jazz musicians and more. According to Kogan, it is the intimacy depicted in these books that brings […]

  • Tom Palazzolo joins the conversation with host Dave Hoekstra

    Tom Palazzolo joins the conversation as the St. Louis native talks about the 1960 move to Chicago that inspired his latest photobook “Clark Street.” Keep the conversation going with Dave on Twitter! @DaveHoekstra66

  • Nocturnal Journal W/ Dave Hoekstra | 11.09.19 | Brett Baker’s guitar for stroke victims and The “Clark Street” photo book

    Tonight on Nocturnal Journal: Brett Baker, the creator of the LoLo guitar joins the conversation over the phone with host Dave Hoekstra to tell what inspired him to created the Lo Lo guitar and more. To learn more about Brett’s efforts visit: http://beholdthelolo.simplesite.com/ Plus Tom Palazzolo joins the conversation as the St. Louis native talks about the 1960 move to Chicago that inspired his latest photobook “Clark Street.” Keep the conversation going with Dave on Twitter! @DaveHoekstra66  

  • After Hours W/ Rick Kogan | 10.27.19 | A night of sports and entertainment with “Missy” Isaacson and Tony Fitzpatrick

    Tonight on After Hours: Host Rick Kogan talks to pioneering sports writer and now author Melissa “Missy” Isaacson about her latest book, “State: A Team, a Triumph, a Transfromation.” State gives a first-person perspective of what it was like to live through both traditional gender discrimination in sports and the joy of the first days of equality— or at least the closest that one high school girls’ basketball team ever came to it. “I never did think it was my […]

  • Rick Kogan 10.20.19 | A spooktacular performance, plus Ronnie Marmo and Joe Mantegna discuss their play about Lenny Bruce

    Tonight on After Hours with Rick Kogan: Fiona Queen talks about Music Institute of Chicago’s “Family Concert: Spooktacular!” next Sunday at 3 p.m. at Nichols Hall in Evanston. For more information on the show and tickets visit musicinst.org. Plus, actor Ronnie Marmo and director Joe Mantegna join Rick in the Skyline Studios to talk about Ronnie’s one-man show, “I’m Not a Comedian…I’m Lenny Bruce,” opening Wednesday at the Royal-George Theatre. For more info on tickets visit lennybruceonstage.com.

  • Nocturnal Journal W/ Dave Hoekstra | 10.19.19 | Singer Kevin Pollack performs “Man About Town” live

    Singer/Songwriter Kevin Pollack, known for “Man about town” theme song, joins host Dave Hoekstra in the Skyline Studios for a live performance of “Man about Town” and his newest song “Something Good (Is Coming Down).” Plus, Kevin prepares for his upcoming performance in Las Vegas  at the South Pointe Casino. Keep the conversation going with Dave on Twitter! @DaveHoekstra66

  • After Hours W/ Rick Kogan | 10.13.19 | The Urbanologist, upcoming performances and true crime stories unveiled

    Tonight on After Hours: Author Max Grinnell joins host Rick Kogan in the Skyline Studios to talk about his upcoming event series for One Book, One Chicago with the Chicago Public Library. Check out the full list of events at chipublib.org/one-book-on-chicago. Plus, Max gives all the details on his latest book “The Urbanologist.” Find a copy of “The Urbanologist” at theurbanologist.com. Musicians John Devens and Jaime O’Reilly join the conversation in the studio to talk about the upcoming season on […]

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