William J. Kelly Returns to Radio with “Citizen Kelly” on 1590 WCGO
Kelly kicks-off campaign to “make radio great again”
Political commentator and award-winning TV producer. William J. Kelly marks his triumphant return to radio with the launch of “The Citizen Kelly Show” on 1590 WCGO this week.
The talk show takes on the worlds of politics, and entertainment in “humorous pursuit of truth, justice and all things America” Saturday mornings beginning at 9AM.
Listen to Citizen Kelly’s official promo here.
“I’m very proud to announce the Citizen Kelly Show – the new incarnation of the Kelly Truth Squad. The Kelly Truth Squad was scuttled by Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s supporters at AM 560 WIND back in 2010 but we have been reborn with Citizen Kelly. Our mission now is to make radio great again,“ Kelly says.
In 2010, CBS reporter Jay Levine was caught on-tape violently threatening to deck Kelly for asking Rahm Emanuel questions about his residency problem. The video went viral and AM 560 WIND’s general manager Jeff Reisman and disgraced NBC reporter-turned-on-air host Amy Jacobson viciously attacked Kelly – not Levine – for his report. At the time, Kelly was also a writer for the Washington Times. Kelly later legally challenged Rahm’s residency in court.
In what can only be called radio karma, the low-rated AM 560 WIND is tied for 28th place in the current ratings.
“As a lifelong Chicagoan, I grew up with great radio but Chicago radio isn’t great anymore. That’s why I legally and spiritually changed my name to Citizen Kelly and launched this campaign to make radio great again.”
1590 WCGO, a 10,000 watt station, covers the Chicago media market. Coinciding with the debut of the Citizen Kelly Show, the station is also launching new FM simulcasts of its programs on 104.1 FM and 106.3 FM this week.
If you live outside of the Chicago area, you can listen to Kelly’s show at www.1590wcgo.com. For more information about the Citizen Kelly Show, visit www.citizenkelly.com.
William J. Kelly is an Emmy award-winning TV producer and columnist. In 2014, he made waves when he busted the campaign finance caps in the Chicago mayor’s race., forcing Rahm Emanuel into a historic run-off. He is the founder of RevDigital, an independent TV and documentary production house. Kelly is a frequent contributor to The Washington Times, American Spectator, and others. His video reports have gone viral on Drudge Report, Fox News, Breitbart, Daily Mail and others.
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