WBEZ, Chicago Public Radio joins StreamGuys

Posted in Announcement, Partners on Jan 30, 2006

Arcata, CA – January 30, 2006 — StreamGuys, Inc. announced today the addition of Chicago Public Radio to its expanding list of internet streaming clients. Chicago Public Radio produces such distinctive and innovative programming as This American Life, Eight Forty-Eight , Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! and Worldview. The station broadcasts a wide array of jazz, blues, and world music and is home to the Third Coast International Audio Festival. Broadcasting throughout Chicago and surrounding regions at WBEZ 91.5 FM Chicago, WBEQ 90.7 FM Morris, and WBEW 89.7 FM Chesterton, Indiana, more than 600,000 listeners tune-in to the station for its eclectic and innovative programming. Originally established as an extension service of the Chicago Board of Education, Chicago Public Radio first signed on as WBEZ in 1943. In 1970, the station became one of the first charter member stations of National Public Radio (NPR).

“We are very excited to be bringing on Chicago Public Radio as a client, and are working closely with their team to help establish a platform in which they may distribute their onair content to the digital world.” noted Jonathan Speaker, COO, StreamGuys, Inc. “ From internet streaming of their live feed, to on demand files and podcasting, we are looking forward to helping Chicago Public Radio with their online outreach.”

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