RICHARD KAEMPFER ($everance) had a front row seat to the changing media landscape during his 20-year radio career in Chicago, producing Rock and Roll Hall of Fame programs by Steve & Garry, and John Records Landecker. He is also the co-author of The Radio Producer’s Handbook (with John Swanson), a collaborative novel with Brendan Sullivan called The Living Wills, a radio memoir Records Truly Is My Middle Name with John Records Landecker, and a humor book about parenting, called Father Knows Nothing. Kaempfer still writes a monthly media column for the Illinois Entertainer, a daily blog, and is the editor-in-chief of the Cubs Web site Just One Bad Century. He lives in suburban Chicago with his wife Bridget, and their three sons.