Famed ABC, WLS Leader of the ’70s Loses Cancer Battle


He became a renowned radio industry figure for serving as Station Manager at one of America’s most-listened-to Top 40 stations of the 1970s, with his 50kw Class A AM outdueling its rival, “The Voice of Labor in Chicago,” by March 1976.

In May 1979, he was named President of ABC-owned FMs following the resignation of Allan Shaw.

Now, media executives across the U.S. are paying tribute to Marty Greenberg, who has died of pancreatic cancer.

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