Ed Glab has had a remarkably consistent broadcast engineering career.
According to Radio World, for more than 40 consecutive years he has reported to work at WLS(AM/FM) in
handling critical engineering duties. The 65-year-old’s final day on the job was
Friday, June 28, at the Cumulus-owned radio stations.
Known as "The Doctor", Glab holds an undergraduate degree from
He turned summer relief work for the legendary Northwestern University
stations into a full-time position in June of 1973. Glab went from fixing cart
machines and tape decks to writing computer code during that span of 40 years. Windy City
“I have been truly blessed to have called these stations home for so long. I got to work through what I consider the second Golden Age of radio from the 1970s into the 1980s. We had a lot of fun back then,” said Glab, who worked alongside on-air
legends like Steve Dahl, Larry Lujack and John Landecker.