Bob Collins

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Bob Collins

Bob Collins
Host


Bob Collins joined WGN Radio in April, 1974 hosting weekdays 2-4pm and Saturdays 6:30-9:30pm. A year later, he added a 7-9pm weekday shift (the Saturday show would soon end). In June, 1981, became the afternoon drive host, working 2-6pm. On July 7, 1986, Bob switched shifts with Wally Phillips and became the new morning drive host. Bob Collins died on February 8, 2000, after a mid-air collision.

 

Collins and Tondelli

(L-R) Music Director John Tondelli with Bob Collins in the studio, March 5, 1986

 

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