For almost four decades, Dick Kay was the political editor at NBC5/WMAQ in Chicago, and after he retired, he hosted a talk show on WCPT Radio. Margaret Larkin interviewed him at WCPT more than ten years ago, where he talked about his career and why he liked doing talk radio. He was critical of how the news business and reporting changed over the years, and shared his opinions of corporate media. Dick Kay died in May 13th at the age of 84.
According to the Chicago Sun-Times, he was found unresponsive in his favorite recliner at home in St. Charles. They reported he ultimately died of a brain hemorrhage.
This interview is posted in his memory. He was also a Navy Veteran, and according to Rich Samuels, who was a friend of his and coworker at NBC5, he went to Bradley University in Peoria on the GI Bill.