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Entries Tagged as 'WICC'

Bielawa’s Wicked Walk Downtown

October 23rd, 2017 · 1 Comment · News and Events

From Mr. Barnum: Join The Barnum Museum for a fascinating–and slightly macabre–Wicked Walk lantern stroll of historic downtown Bridgeport, Connecticut, led by author-historian-lecturer Michael Bielawa. October provides the perfect time to visit scenes of suspected hauntings, Victorian-era murders, and unexplained phenomena. Remarkably, these mysteries and mysterious sites are centrally located and within easy walking distance. […]

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The Real D’Elia–Globe-Trotting Journalist Chronicles Maestro Pappano’s Bridgeport Roots

October 7th, 2017 · 6 Comments · News and Events

Travel journalist Valarie D’Elia, who worked at WICC and News 12, has roots in Bridgeport. And so too the subject of her upcoming PBS feature on renowned conductor Antonio Pappano who lived in Bridgeport during his youth and musical training years. Pappano is the music director of the Royal Opera at Covent Garden in London as well […]

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‘Pal’ Jim Buchanan Leaves Mike With A Mark On Thousands Of Listeners

September 19th, 2017 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

For thousands of listeners Jim Buchanan was good company, like the uncle you could joust with, make peace and come back another day. Talk radio is a fragile existence in the world of corporate bottom lines that prefer low-cost canned shows to informative live bodies sharing breaking news and an outlet for conversation. Last Monday, as […]

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When Radio’s Voice Becomes A Whisper

June 12th, 2017 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Media, News and Events

Back in the day, Bridgeport was a radio town: WICC, WNAB, WDJZ, WEZN, all with newsrooms and most with regular talk shows to examine issues, events and public officials. NAB, DJZ and EZN are now gone or different animals. WICC remains with Jim Buchanan’s talk show weekdays 4 to 7 p.m. but no reporters on […]

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Join Us On Jim Buchanan Radio Show, Connecticut Characters

May 4th, 2017 · 3 Comments · News and Events

So much to talk about these days. And that’s what I’ll be doing tonight (Thursday) 6:30 to promote my latest book Connecticut Characters: Personalities Spicing Up The Nutmeg State on Jim Buchanan’s Talk Of The Town, radio station 600 WICC. Listen in, give us a call, make it an OIB moment.

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Ganim Appoints Rowena White Communications Director

February 3rd, 2017 · 7 Comments · News and Events

Mayor Joe Ganim on Friday announced the appointment of veteran marketing professional Rowena White as director of communications replacing Av Harris who has assumed a new role as director of legislative affairs and public policy. A Bridgeport resident, White’s annual salary is $100,000. She was a volunteer during Ganim’s 2015 comeback campaign.

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Santilli Named CEO Of Homes For The Brave

April 13th, 2016 · 2 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

News release from Homes for the Brave: ABRI/Homes for the Brave, a nonprofit organization that provides housing and support services to homeless Veterans and other individuals, is pleased to announce Vincent Santilli as its new Chief Executive Officer. He will assume his new position on Apr. 18, 2016.

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Mayoral Candidates Exchange Questions In Forum

October 13th, 2015 · 35 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

With three weeks left to the general election, the seven candidates for mayor engaged in a forum on radio station WICC. CT Mirror coverage here. CT Post scribe Bill Cummings has more.

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