Rodney Ho covers TV and radio, from Atlanta’s stations to the hottest “American Idol" news.

‘Southside’ Steve Rickman becoming a dad

11:37 am Oct. 7, 2016

This is posted on the AJC Radio and TV blog

His boys can swim!

Long-time radio personality “Southside” Steve Rickman, at age 52, is going to be a father.

“We planned this,” he said in an interview today.

Whatever happened to 96rock’s Tim Rhodes?

4:54 pm Oct. 3, 2016

By RODNEY HO/, originally filed Monday, October 3, 2016

Tim Rhodes was a fixture on 96rock in its waning years, doing sports updates with the Regular Guys, hosting mid-days and pairing briefly with “Southside” Steve

AM 790 (formerly the Zone) sold to Atlanta Radio Korea

12:29 pm Sep. 30, 2016

By RODNEY HO/, originally filed Friday, September 30, 2016

Entercom, which owns Star 94.1, has sold off its AM 790 (WQXI-AM) signal to

Relatively speaking, the daytime 790 AM signal is pretty strong (28,000 watts) but at