Wendy Rice

On Air: Saturdays 8am-Noon
Host: Saturday Morning Flashback

Wendy Rice’s first personal encounter with radio was in her hometown of Champaign, Illinois where she wrote and produced a weekly fifteen minute segment on high school news for a local radio station. She was seventeen years old and hasn’t strayed from the microphone since.[Read Wendy’s Full Bio]

Happy family: the Clintons at the Old State House in Little Rock, Arkansas on election night, 1992.
(Photo: Luke Frazza/AFP/Getty Images)

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1992 [Playlist]

A memorable year for this family…

WXRT–09/25/2016

The lovely and talented Michael Palin of Monty Python starred in WXRT's 1988 TV ad campaign comparing our fresh programming to the overplayed music on other stations. The photo appeared in our very first newsletter, "Inside XRT."

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1988 [Playlist]

Back in the day, Michael Palin was on our team!

WXRT–09/11/2016

When documents were typed with a typewriter: our 7th annual Listener Poll

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1980 [Playlist]

Ronald Reagan, Rubik’s Cube, CNN, Pac Man, the U.S. Olympic hockey team, J.R. Ewing…

WXRT–09/04/2016

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Saturday Morning Flashback: 1974 [Playlist]

Our live broadcast from Schubas was tons o’ fun!

WXRT–08/28/2016

Our go-to reference for the year's finest.

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1996 [Playlist]

It was a very good year…

WXRT–08/21/2016

Iconic. (photo: W. Rice)

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1967 [Playlist]

The music of 1967 always makes for a groovy show, with influential artists, pop classics, and assorted one-hit-wonders.

WXRT–08/14/2016

A souvenir from the summer of '78

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1978 [Playlist]

The biggest concert event happened in August when Mayor Bilandic “borrowed” the concept of an urban outdoor festival from Milwaukee’s Summerfest…

WXRT–08/07/2016

(Photo By: Christine Newsom/93XRT)

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1991 [Playlist]

The very first Lollapalooza Festival hit Chicago (Tinley Park) on August 3rd, staying for just one crazy night and then moving on to the next venue.

WXRT–08/01/2016

The Sweathogs with old school A/V!
 (Photo by ABC Television/Getty Images)

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1975 [Playlist]

Highlights from XRT’s fourth year, when we weren’t even broadcasting 24 hours a day yet!

WXRT–07/17/2016

January 26, 1986: Defensive Coordinator Buddy Ryan is carried off the Superdome field after the Bears crushed the Patriots 46-10.
(photo: Getty Images)

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1986 [Playlist]

See what we played from a memorable year!

07/10/2016

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