Click to access "WGN Radio Adds Host Lisa Dent, Announces New Weekday Schedule"
Effective January 3, new programming schedule adds special reporting with Anna Davlantes CHICAGO (November 18, 2021) – On January 3, WGN Radio will debut a new weekday programming schedule. The station has also hired longtime radio personality Lisa Dent, who will be heard weekday afternoons. “Lisa Dent has long been a significant and well-known presence […]
Click to access "WGN Radio’s Bob Kessler To Anchor Weekday Midday News"
CHICAGO (October 20, 2021) – WGN Radio announced that longtime news reporter Bob Kessler will anchor midday news Tuesdays through Fridays. “Bob’s been an integral part of the WGN family for decades. He’s a great newsman and capably leads the anchor desk,” said WGN Radio news director Ryan Burrow. “A true teammate, he brings a […]
Click to access "WGN Radio To Broadcast “Halloween Radio Theatre with Carl Amari”"
Four-hour live show airs October 31, 5pm to 9pm CHICAGO (October 14, 2021) – WGN Radio will broadcast “Halloween Radio Theatre with Carl Amari” live on Sunday, October 31 from 5pm to 9pm. The show will comprise of six half-hour spooky classic radio shows including “Mystery in the Air” starring Peter Lorre, “Lights Out!”, “The […]
Click to access "WGN RADIO And Northwestern Athletics Sign Five-Year Broadcast Rightsholder Extension"
Wildcats football and men’s basketball on-air through 2025-26 seasons CHICAGO (September 3, 2021) – WGN Radio and Northwestern Athletics have agreed to a five-year broadcast rightsholder extension that will keep Wildcats football and men’s basketball on the station through the 2025-26 seasons. WGN Radio has been the home of the Wildcats since 1996. Northwestern Athletics […]
Click to access "WGN Radio Statement Following Medical Update On Chicago Blackhawks Radio Color Analyst Troy Murray"
CHICAGO (August 9, 2021) – The Chicago Blackhawks released a medical update on Blackhawks Radio Color Analyst Troy Murray today. Statement from Blackhawks Radio Color Analyst Troy Murray: I want to let everyone know of the challenge that I’m currently facing. I have been diagnosed with cancer. With the love and support of my family, […]
Click to access "Legendary WGN Sports Producer Jack Rosenberg To Be Recognized with Honorary Street Name"
Southeast corner of E. Illinois Street and Cityfront Plaza Drive named “Jack Rosenberg Way”; dedication on Wednesday, August 18 at 10:30 a.m. CHICAGO (August 5, 2021) – Legendary WGN sports producer Jack “Rosey” Rosenberg will be recognized by the City of Chicago with an honorary street sign. The southeast corner of E. Illinois Street and […]
Click to access "WGN Radio’s Joe Brand Promoted to Chicago Blackhawks Pre- and Post-Game, “Blackhawks Live” Host Beginning with the 2021-22 Season"
CHICAGO (July 22, 2021) – WGN Radio announced that Joe Brand is expanding his role to include hosting Chicago Blackhawks pre- and post-game shows as well as the weekly “Blackhawks Live” show, beginning with the 2021-22 season. “As a kid, I used to get teased for carrying a transistor radio just to listen to Blackhawks […]
Click to access "WGN Radio Originates Show from Indianapolis Motor Speedway with Host Dane Neal and Broadcasts Indianapolis 500 on May 30"
Dane Neal broadcasts live from the Speedway 6:30-10am, followed by Indy 500 coverage beginning at 10am on Sunday, May 30 CHICAGO (May 26, 2021) – WGN Radio host and contributor Dane Neal will broadcast live from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday, May 30 from 6:30am to 10am. Following Neal’s show, WGN Radio will air […]
Click to access "WGN Radio to Broadcast Kentucky Derby and Indianapolis 500 in May"
Kentucky Derby airs May 1, 4pm-6:30pm; Indianapolis 500 airs May 23, 12:30pm-2:30pm CHICAGO (April 16, 2021) – WGN Radio announced that it will broadcast two great sporting traditions in May: the 147th Kentucky Derby and the 105th Indianapolis 500. The Kentucky Derby will air Saturday, May 1 from 4pm to 6:30pm. The scheduled post time […]
Click to access "Nationally Known Comedian Pat Mcgann Hosts April 9 On WGN Radio"
McGann hosts for Dave Plier on Friday, April 9 from 7pm to 10pm CHICAGO (April 5, 2021) – WGN Radio announced that nationally known comedian and Beverly native Pat McGann will host for Dave Plier on Friday, April 9 from 7pm to 10pm. McGann has toured with Sebastian Maniscalco and has performed on “The Late […]