According to Robert Feder at timeoutchicago.com, starting Monday, he’ll succeed the duo of Ed Volkman and Joe Bohannon, forced out after 20 months because of underperforming ratings. The station has gone jockless in mornings since December 6.
A familiar voice on Chicago radio since 1996, when he was hired to replace Danny Bonaduce on classic rock WLUP-FM (97.9), Fogel also hosted afternoons for eight years on hot adult-contemporary WTMX-FM (101.9). After a stint hosting mornings in
he returned to Chicago
in 2010 to join WLS-FM.
In the latest Arbitron Portable People Meter survey, K-Hits tied for 16th place in mornings with a 2.3 percent audience share overall and a 2.7 percent share of listeners between the ages of 25 and 54.