Speaking of Radio

Chuck Schaden's Conversations with the Stars Who Made it Golden


Donn Pearlman

Recorded February 23rd, 1988 - 14 min

He became a news writer on Chicago’s WBBM Newsradio in June, 1970 as a writer and quickly became the producer of the morning newscasts.  We spoke in preparation for the book “WBBM Radio, Yesterday and Today” as he told several broadcasting anecdotes about his years as an anchor-reporter.


One Comment

  1. Donn Pearlman says... comment left on November 13, 2015 at 1:51 am


    Thank you for posting our long-ago interview! It brought back happy memories of my 25+ years at WBBM-CBS/Chicago and listening to your excellent shows on the station at night. Best wishes,
    Donn Pearlman, WBBM 1970 – 1996 (with scars to prove it)