FRANKIE ROBINSON AND TONE KAPONE TO HOST NEW SHOWS ON 107.5 WGCI-FM IN CHICAGO Chicago – October 1, 2015 –
iHeartMedia Chicago announced today that Frankie Robinson will host a new midday show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Tone Kapone will host a new afternoon show 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on 107.5 WGCI-FM live in studio, beginning Thursday, October 1, 2015. “I’m thrilled we were able to recruit two of the hottest on-air personalities in Hip-Hop,” said Matt Scarano, Market President for iHeartMedia Chicago. “They live and breathe the lifestyle and thanks to their vast community ties, Frankie and Tone are plugged into what’s happening in Chicago. They are committed to being #1 and I have no doubt they’ll get the job done!” Frankie Robi
nson began her career at 107.5 WGCI-FM more than ten years ago as traffic reporter before hosting evenings on the station. Most recently, Robinson was Midday Host at WPWX-FM in Chicago. She lends a familiar voice to Chicagoland by championing many local community non-violence and educational programs. “My life has truly come full circle,” said Robinson. “With God’s help, I am about to make history. Not just for me, but the entire city of Chicago – my city!” Tone Kapone, a Chicago native, began his career as an intern and quickly moved up the ranks to afternoon drive personality at WPWX before landing his dream job at 107.5 WGCI-FM. “This is something that has been a long time in the making and words cannot explain my excitement to be a part of the 107.5 WGCI-FM team,” said Kapone. Kapone has many industry awards to his credit, including being named one of the “Top Ten 10 Afternoon Radio Personalities in Chicago.” He serves as daily correspondent on Dish Nation and co-starred in the movie, “Of Boys and Men” and the hit television show, “The Parkers.” The 107.5 WGCI-FM week day on-air includes: Kyle, Kendra G and Leon 6 a.m. to 10 a.m.; Frankie Robinson 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Tone Kapone 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. and DJ MoonDawg 6 p.m. to 12 a.m. 107.5 WGCI-FM is a leading media outlet in the Chicago market and its programming and content are available across multiple platforms, including its broadcast station; online via its branded digital site; mobile; and social, with nationwide listening through iHeartRadio, the all-in-one streaming music and live radio service with its more than 700 million downloads, more than 75 million social media followers and 87 million digital uniques across the Network.