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Media: July 2022 • “Rich and Ike”

Media: July 2022 • “Rich and Ike”

| June 30, 2022

    For 48 years, Rich King was a constant presence on Chicago radio and television, first as a reporter/writer/editor at WGN Radio and WBBM Radio, then later with WBBM-TV (Channel 2) and WGN-TV (Channel 9). He hosted one of the first sports radio shows in Chicago and covered all of the biggest sports stories. […]

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Media: December 2021 • Never Forget

Media: December 2021 • Never Forget

| November 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

  At the end of every year, we like to take a moment to acknowledge the media giants in Illinois we lost during the year. This year the list includes television and radio icons, familiar faces and voices, and people behind the scenes. One of the most consequential names you might not know is former […]

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Media: October 2021 • Ofman’s Chicago Sports Story

Media: October 2021 • Ofman’s Chicago Sports Story

| September 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

    George Ofman has been part of the Chicago media community for more than 40 years now. Here’s an indication of how long he’s been doing this. His first job in the business was in a medium that doesn’t exist anymore. He worked for an outfit called Sportsphone. Imagine it. It was a phone […]

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Media: October 2019

Media: October 2019

| October 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Next year will be Rob Hart’s 20th year on the radio in Chicago, and he has worked at several stops along the way, including WGN, News 101, and the Loop. But now he’s manning the anchor desk at the dream destination for any radio newsman: NewsRadio WBBM 780. “It’s a great radio station,” he says. […]

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Media: June 2016

Media: June 2016

| May 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

WGN-TV sports anchor Rich King is signing off for the final time on June 15th after a 40-plus year career in Chicago media. Rick Kaempfer talks to him about his days covering Michael Jordan and Walter Payton, and sharing the booth with Harry Caray…

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