Former WBEZ GM Dies at Age 80
The Chicago Sun Times reports Carole Nolan WBEZ-FM, died Thursday. She had been in a hospice for the past few weeks suffering from muscular dystrophy and Parkinson’s disease. She ran the public radio station for 25 years, starting in 1971.
NolAN is credited with transforming it by improving the station’s signal, engineering a transition from ownership by the Chicago Board of Education to a community governing board and moving the station to Navy Pier, according to the paper. Read the full article HERE