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A Profile of Radio Personality Garry Meier


Garry Meier, WGN Radio Personality

Garry Meier, WGN Radio Personality

Screenshot: www.wgnradio.com
Personal: Grew up in Chicago. He attended Tinley Park High School. Also went to the University of Illinois Medical Center and studied to be a pharmacist. He left after two years.

Beginnings: Began at WFYR-FM in 1973, moved to WYEN from 1974-1977, overnights at WLUP in 1979 and then that same year was paired up with Steve Dahl at WLUP. He remained with Dahl until 1993 during which time their show went from WLUP to WLS and then back again.

Radio: Garry had been the afternoon co-host on WLS-AM, Newstalk 890/Chicago, from 2-6 P.M., from 1996 until early January, 2004 when he was pulled off the air a month before his contract was up. Extended negotiations did not result in a new contract with the radio station.

In April, 2007 Meier joined WCKG-FM/Chicago doing the 8 - 11 A.M. slot.

In April, 2009 Meier became the new early afternoon host on WGN-AM/Chicago, doing 1 - 4 p.m.

Claim to Fame: High School Rugby star, recognized internationally.

Visit Garry Meier online at www.wgnradio.com.

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