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Remembering Dick Sutliff

Longtime WGN Radio newsman Dick Sutliff passed away on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at the age of 77.

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Bill Leff, Steve Bertrand, Orion Samuelson and Mary VanDeVelde remember WGN’s great newsman Dick Sutliff.

And to read Steve and Johnnie’s blog post about Dick, click here.


Dick Sutliff at his retirement party in 2001

WGN Radio is sad to report that longtime newsman Dick Sutliff has died at the age of 77.  In addition to his many years at WGN as an anchor and reporter, Dick was also News Director at WTHI Radio, news anchor at WTHI-TV and reporter-editor at the Tribune-Star newspaper, all in Terre Haute, IN. He served for four years in the Air Force as a radar technician.

Although Dick is remembered for his many years of service as a distinguished newsman, perhaps his most memorable moment is the following blooper that has become a WGN Radio classic:

Click here for some thoughts by Steve King and Johnnie Putman