WGN Radio

WGN Radio’s Joe Brand Continues To Host Chicago Blackhawks Radio Pre/Post Game and Weekly “Blackhawks Live” Show

Chicago Blackhawks hockey on WGN Radio starts with preseason on September 27 CHICAGO (August 25, 2022) – WGN Radio’s Joe Brand will continue as the host of Chicago Blackhawks pre-game, intermission and post-game shows as well as the weekly “Blackhawks Live” show during the upcoming 2022-23 season. Joe Brand, a native of Oak Lawn, has […]

Click to access "WGN Radio’s Joe Brand Continues To Host Chicago Blackhawks Radio Pre/Post Game and Weekly “Blackhawks Live” Show"

WGN Radio Marks 100th Anniversary with Big Celebration

Documentary Highlighting History of Radio Station to Air on WGN-TV Proclamations by State, City, and County Specialty Beer “Chicago’s Very Own” Golden Lager and Much More CHICAGO (May 18, 2022) – WGN Radio is celebrating its 100th anniversary as the 50,000-watt voice of “Chicago’s Very Own” during the entire month of May and throughout all […]

Click to access "WGN Radio Marks 100th Anniversary with Big Celebration"

Mary Sandberg Boyle, First Female GM in WGN Radio’s 100 Year History, Named One of Radio Ink Magazine’s “2022 Most Influential Women In Radio”

Chicago, IL May 9, 2022 – Mary Sandberg Boyle, the first female General Manager in WGN Radio’s 100-year history, has been named one of Radio Ink Magazine‘s “2022 Most Influential Women in Radio.” The announcement appears in the current issue of Radio Ink, which hits newsstands today. In 2015, Sandberg Boyle joined WGN Radio, the flagship […]

Click to access "Mary Sandberg Boyle, First Female GM in WGN Radio’s 100 Year History, Named One of Radio Ink Magazine’s “2022 Most Influential Women In Radio”"

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 Adds Host Lisa Dent, Announces New Weekday Schedule"

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 To Broadcast “Halloween Radio Theatre with Carl Amari”"

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 And Northwestern Athletics Sign Five-Year Broadcast Rightsholder Extension"

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’s Joe Brand Promoted to Chicago Blackhawks Pre- and Post-Game, “Blackhawks Live” Host Beginning with the 2021-22 Season"

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 Originates Show from Indianapolis Motor Speedway with Host Dane Neal and Broadcasts Indianapolis 500 on May 30"

© 1998-2022, Nexstar Media Group, Inc. | All rights reserved