The October Arbitron radio ratings released Wednesday show marked improvements for WGN-AM 720’s morning show compared to just one year ago.
Morning man Greg Jarrett, who took the seat in the 5-9am timeslot this past June, posted a first place 9.0 share among overall listeners 12+ Mon-Fri 5-9am, compared to a 7.3 share for the morning show in October 2008.
Similar results were seen in John Williams’ mid-morning timeslot, where the station rose to a 5.1 share among listeners 12+ Mon-Fri 9-12pm, compared to a 4.4 share in October 2008.
Among overall listeners 12+ Mon-Sun 6a-12a, WGN remains one of Chicago’s top-rated stations with a 5.2 share for 2nd place behind WBBM-AM, who rose to first with a 6.1 share as the baseball season ended.
Rounding out the rest of the top five, WVAZ-FM and WLS-AM are tied in 3rd place (4.8 share) and WUSN-FM falls to 5th place with a 4.4.
About Chicago’s WGN Radio 720
Chicago’s WGN Radio 720, the 2009 IBA Large Market Station of the Year, is dedicated to being the #1 source of Chicagoland entertainment, news, sports, and information.
WGN Radio is the official broadcaster of the Chicago Cubs, the Chicago Blackhawks, and Northwestern University and celebrates over 80 years of broadcasting in Chicago.
For more information or to listen online visit wgnradio.com.
Jenny Eck, 312-222-5098