Cochran will be the station’s fifth morning host in the last ten years.
Cochran is familiar with the Chicago market as he previously hosted mornings on Nexstar Media news/talk WGN 720-AM.
As part of his aggressive campaign, the GOP candidate will host a two-hour show on the Cumulus-owned station.
The new show will debut Sunday, May 1st, and airs every Sunday from 5:00 pm-6:00 pm
Chicago radio veteran Ramblin’ Ray Stevens will be filling in until the station “find a permanent replacement.”
The show debuts on Saturday, Feb 12th, and starts at 5:00 p.m.
Gogoel replaces Mallory Vor Broker who was elevated to on-air reporter covering city hall politics.
“The weekend show on WLS AM 890 will be hyper local and will cover everything from block parties to the Bears"
Despite the new position, Gale will continue to serve the station as News Anchor for Morning Drive, a position he has held since 2020.
Brown joined Salem in 2006 and previously served as an executive producer at Cumulus Media owned WLS-AM 890.