Former local broadcaster dies

November 29, 2008 11:22:39 PM PST
Cliff Mercer, a longtime broadcaster on both WGN Radio and television, has died.Mercer hosted two popular radio programs, "Music Unlimited" and "Music for Squares."

He also was on WGN's Night Beat television newscast.

Mercer came to WGN in 1956 and was on the air for more than a quarter century. He left the station in 1982.