August 28, 1997 |
The commercials for KTZN-AM (710) boasted that "talk radio isn't just a guy thing." But apparently it is. Lackluster ratings and what insiders called a lack of patience and an effective programming strategy by the Walt Disney Co. led to the abrupt demise Tuesday of KTZN, which billed itself as "The Zone," a talk outlet aimed primarily at women.
October 14, 1997 |
TELEVISION Local News: Veteran KCBS-TV Channel 2 anchors Tritia Toyota and Paul Dandridge have been named the new anchor team of "CBS News This Morning" and "CBS 2 News at Noon" starting next Monday. Toyota had been co-anchoring the noon news with Kyle Kraska, and Dandridge was weekend anchor. Kraska, who also co-anchored the station's morning news, will move to the weekend newscast and team up with anchor Julia Yarbough. . . .
January 14, 1997 |
At 21, she was Maureen O'Connor Reilly, separated from her husband, a single mother with a year-old son. Having dropped out of a local college, where she had been an English major, she moved back home with her parents and started looking for a job. She answered an ad for a post in the billing department at the Asbury Park Press in New Jersey "but it was filled. They said, 'Well, we have something open in traffic in the radio station.' I figured it was traffic reporting--'I can do that.'