Mitch Michaels is an American rock and roll radio disc jockey who has helped define the Chicago radio landscape for more than 45 years. Known for his contributions to many spots on the Windy City radio dial, he is most prominently known for helping start WXRT-FM, and for his work at WKQX-FM, “The Loop” WLUP-FM, WCKG-FM and WERV-FM “The River” in Aurora. Mitch has been on the air since his first radio job at WHFS-FM in Bethesda, MD in 1968.
Ken Churilla is an author and music journalist who has been writing professionally since 1988. He is also the author of NO ONE SAID IT WOULD BE EASY: A Husband’s Journey Through His Wife’s Battle with Breast Cancer.