A screen displays the company logo for Audacy, Inc. on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., May 16, 2023. (Brendan McDermid / Reuters)

The internet radio conglomerate — among the biggest radio companies in the country — was saddled with substantial debt and faced slowed-down advertising revenue. Audacy said it is entering into a restructuring agreement to reduce its debt from about $1.9 billion to $350 million.

Terri Hemmert, DJ at WXRT, appears on “Chicago Tonight” on Nov. 20, 2023. (WTTW News)

Terri Hemmert is the Queen of Chicago Rock and Roll radio and a proud member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. This year, she celebrates 50 years since she first walked into the doors at WXRT.

Lin Brehmer is pictured in a 2012 file photo. (WTTW News)

Lin Brehmer, a stalwart of Chicago rock radio known for his poetic reflections on life and pop culture, has died. He was 68. 

The veteran DJ and Radio Hall of Famer is back on the air following cancer surgery earlier this year. Learn about her new project blending a history lesson with live music.

Lin Brehmer

We go behind-the-scenes with WXRT's Lin Brehmer, who is celebrating his 20th year on the air as morning drive host.