Jim DeRogatis WBEZ, Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Salary and Net Worth

Jim Derogatis Bio | Wiki

Jim Derogatis is a famous American music critic, co-host of Sound Opinions, and a contributor to The New Yorker. He is also an associate professor of instruction teaching Music and Media at Columbia College Chicago, Reviewing the Arts, Cultural Criticism and the Arts, and Journalism as Literature.

In the year 2010, Jim joined Columbia College Chicago’s English Department as a lecturer. He has written articles for magazines like Spin, Guitar World, and Modern Drummer. In addition, for a period of fifteen years, he was the pop music critic for the Chicago Sun-Times.

Jim Derogatis Age

Jim was born on September 2, 1964, in Jersey City, New Jersey, in the United States. He is 57 years old. Jim celebrates his birthday on September 2 every year.

Jim Derogatis Height

He is a man of average stature. Jim stands at a height of 5 ft 10 in (Approx. 1.78m).

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Jim Derogatis Family

He was born and raised in Jersey City in a Catholic family. When Jim was five, his father, an underwriter for Prudential Insurance Company, died of a heart attack in 1969. Following rejecting religion during his freshman year of high school, Jim became an atheist.

Jim Derogatis Wife

Jim is married to his lovely wife named Carmél Carrillo. The pair married in 2003. Jim is blessed with one daughter, named Melody (born circa 1997), from a previous marriage.

Jim Derogatis Education

He attended the Hudson Catholic Regional High School based in Jersey City, New Jersey. Later on, Jim proceeded to the New York Campus to study for his dream career. He did his best and ended up majoring in journalism and minoring in sociology while at New York University.

Jim Derogatis Chicago Sun-Times

He started writing for the Hoboken Reporter, at first as a music columnist before adding city government to his reporting duties. By the year 1985, at the start of his senior year, Jim started writing full-time for the Jersey Journal, spending two nights per week on news stories and three days on wedding and church updates.

While in Minneapolis to manage a friend’s band and do freelance music writing, in the year 1992 Jim joined the Chicago Sun-Times. Later he left in 1995 in order to join Rolling Stone magazine, a job that lasted for eight months, and was back at the Sun-Times after three years. Jim was fired after writing a negative review of Hootie and the Blowfish’s album while at Rolling Stone magazine.

Most importantly, Jim plays drums in the punk rock band Vortis; its most recent album is called Spring 2019 on Cavetone Records. Previously, he played in the bands the Ex-Lion Tamers which is a Wire cover band, Airlines, Speed the Plough, and The Shutdowns.

Jim Derogatis R Kelly Book

Since he left the Sun-Times, Jim has broken further stories about Kelly at Buzzfeed. As of now, he is a contributor to The New Yorker’s website, where he proceeds to write about Kelly. The star is awaiting trial on new charges of sexual assault and abuse involving four alleged victims, three of whom were minors – including the victim at the center of the 2008 case.

Jim says the charges are “serious, but not that serious enough,” and expresses doubt that Kelly, who has pleaded not guilty, will be convicted.”It’s still just a few accusers – and those are very brave women – but the defense will destroy them on the stand. “Such is rape culture,” he says. “Badly, in the States and several other countries, they do not believe the accusers. He holds out more hope for the concurrent investigations by the FBI,  Department of Homeland Security and the IRS – which he believes may impact charges within the month.

Jim says that his understanding is that they’re looking at 30 years of tax evasion and 30 years of sex trafficking. Possibly R Kelly finally became disabled from hurting several young women due to tax evasion and the Mann act. According to the year, 1910 law made it illegal to export any woman or girl across state lines for any immoral reason.

Jim Derogatis Podcast | WBEZ

The independent radio talk show named Sound Opinions and podcast is located in Chicago. The show focuses on the discussion of music genres, history, artists, and albums. The radio airs weekly on over 150 public radio stations across the nation and syndicates through the Public Radio Exchange. In addition, the radio show is available for download and streaming worldwide wherever you get your podcasts.

Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot act as the hosts of the talk show. They feature interviews with musicians and industry figures plus dissections of classic albums and musical movements. Moreover, the two review recent record releases and share under-the-radar albums namely “Buried Treasures. The program is one of the longest-running talk radio shows that focuses exclusively on rock music with stints on both Chicago’s WXRT and an early incarnation on Q101 focusing on Bill Wyman from the Chicago Reader in place of Greg Kot.

Jim Derogatis Flaming Lips

That quote seemed profound in its typically folksy, self-effacing, by the time it was first published, in 2006, P.T. Barnum-meets-Will Rogers way. Though for about 30 years that people have been following the Flaming Lips—most of that time was the most dedicated sort of fan—he has never had entirely bought that Mssrs.  Therefore, there were a lot of other factors, including ego, artistic ambition, and testosterone-fueled competition.

Jim Derogatis Soulless

Jim’s latest book, Soulless: The Case Against R. Kelly, was published by Abrams Press on June 4, 2019. The book, Soulless: The Case Against R. Kelly is Jim’s masterpiece, a work of tenacious journalism and powerful cultural criticism. The book tells the story of Kelly’s career, Jim’s investigations, and the world in which the two crossed paths, and brings the story up to the moment when things finally seem to have changed.

Jim Derogatis Salary

He earns his income through his work as a music critic and co-host of Sound Opinions. Jim’s salary is $699,107 per year.

Jim Derogatis Net Worth

He is a music critic and co-host of Sound Opinions correspondent. Therefore, Jim has accumulated a decent fortune over the years. Jim’s estimated Net Worth is $2 million.

Who Is Jim Derogatis

He is a famous American music critic and co-host of Sound Opinions, who has written articles for magazines like Spin, Guitar World, and Modern Drummer.

How old is Jim Derogatis

He is a 57-year-old American man who was born on September 2, 1964, in Jersey City, NJ in the United States.

Is Jim Derogatis Married

He is married to his wife named Carmél Carrillo. Jim has one child daughter, Melody (born circa 1997), from a previous marriage.

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