1290 WMCS-AM Archives

What’s goin’ on?

March 28, 2013

By Raina J. Johnson, Special to the Milwaukee Times The last of a dying breed WMCS-AM (1290) announced last week that due to a business decision, they were changing formats and call letters to WZTI Martini Radio – geared toward “mature” adults, primarily those over 50 years of age. WMCS talk radio had a 20… [Read More]

2013 Black Excellence Awards Media Honoree Eric Von

March 15, 2013

For twenty five years, spanning three successful stints in both morning and evening drive times lots, Eric Von has been behind the microphone as host of one of Milwaukee’s most popular talk shows, the original “Morning Magazine” and “The Eric Von Show,” for radio station 1290 WMCS-AM. In 2001, Eric left to pursue other interests,… [Read More]