Sports Producer for Blackhawks Hockey and White Sox Baseball.

Producer for The Dave Plier Show, as well as occasional fill in producer for WGN Radio Theatre, WGN Nightside, Steve Cochran, and Roe Conn Show.

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Recent Articles
  • Roe Conn Full Show (07/15/19): The Great Chicago Gator Hunt enters a new phase, ‘Storm Area 51’ might not be what it seems, and more…

    The Roe Conn Show w/Anna Davlantes for Monday, July 15th, 2019: WGN-TV’s Ben Bradley reports on Alligator Bob being dismissed from the great Chicago gator hunt; Chicago’s electric scooter pilot program levies the first set of fines for non-compliance; Manager of Program Development at Adler Planetarium discusses the various they’re hosting to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 landing on the moon; ABC’s Alex Stone reports on the almost 1 million people who have joined the ‘Storm Area 51′ […]

  • Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 Landing on the Moon with the Adler Planetarium

    Manager of Program Development for Adler Planetarium Kyle Sater joins Roe Conn and Anna Davlantes to talk about the various events the Adler is hosting to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 landing on the moon. For more information, check out – Follow your favorite Roe Conn Show characters on Twitter Follow @RoeConn Follow @AnnaDavlantes Follow @kpowell720 Follow @kgfrankenthal Follow @LaurenLapka Follow @TheRoeConnShow And be sure to follow Roe on Facebook!

  • Pinch Hitters 07/14/19: Elton Jim Fills In For Dave Plier

    “Elton Jim” Turano is back on the WGN airwaves filling in for Dave Plier. Jim talks to Mick Kayler to discuss all things pop culture. This includes topics such as seeing your favorite classic Rock and Roll stars before they retire. This includes Ringo Starr, The Who, Bob Seger, and more. Can you live in a world without “Stranger Things”? Elton Jim and Mick discuss the show and the comparisons and differences between “Stranger Things” and “Game Of Thrones”. Believe […]

  • Walter Jacobson’s Perspective 07/14/19: The World Cup Champions Displayed More Than Soccer Power!

    Walter Jacobson gives his praise to the US Women’s Soccer Team and how the teams message continues to grow and spread. Don’t know what their message is? Walter explains…

  • White Sox Weekly 07/13/19: Chuck Garfien, James McCann, Ron Kittle and 1st Half Highlights

    Following the White Sox 13-2 loss to the Oakland Athletics, Mark Carman talks to NBC Sports Chicago’s Chuck Garfien about the teams tough start to the 2nd half and the struggles the Sox have against Oakland. Later, Carm shares an interview with All Star Catcher James McCann from earlier in the year. This is the beginning of our look back at the first half highlights from the 2019 season. Later in the program you will hear more first half highlights […]

  • Pinch Hitters 07/07/19: Elton Jim Fills In For Dave Plier

    Elton Jim Turano fills in for Dave Plier this Sunday morning. Jim talks to producer Curtis Koch and news anchor Roger Badesch to start off the show. Later he speaks to Mick Kayer about the lack of Blues tributes the city of Chicago has to offer, the demise of Mad Magazine, and a review of the movie “Yesterday”. Later Jim discusses a personal story involving his hockey hero Tony Esposito. Then finally Dave Schwan joins the program to discuss “This […]

  • Walter Jacobson’s Perspective 07/07/19: Is The Mayor Reforming Too Much Too Fast?

    Walter Jacobson evaluates the recent reforms Mayor Lori Lightfoot is enforcing on Chicago Politicians and Alderman. Is it too much? Could it lead to bigger issues? Walter gives his take.  

  • White Sox Weekly 07/06/19: LIVE From Cork & Kerry, Rick Hahn, Ed Farmer and more…

    An action packed show of ‘White Sox Weekly’ took place at Cork and Kerry. Mark Carman, Kevin Powell, Lauren Lapka, Roe Conn and Richard Roeper all tag along for the ride. The show has a lot of great guests, first up is White Sox play by play voice Ed Farmer. Ed discusses Lucas Giolito and the Sox play as of late. Sox GM Rick Hahn talks to Carm and Kevin about the progress of prospect Luis Robert including the announcement […]

  • Friday Night With Elton Jim: Ravinia, Sports, Fireworks and Toy Story 4!

    Elton Jim Turano is back on the WGN airwaves with producer Curtis Koch and Roger Badesch in the news chair. Jim’s got an action packed show with guests Nick Pullia and Mark Vasko. Plus some more fun conversations along the way! Jim starts off the show talking to Curtis and Roger about the recent 4th of July holiday. Then later he talks to Nick Pullia from Ravinia on the show to talk about some of the newest additions, including the […]

  • White Sox Weekly 06/30/19: Dylan Cease Called Up, Joe McEwing, Daniel Palka and more!

    Mark Carman and Kevin Powell kill off some time during a rain delay with some ‘White Sox Weekly’! The biggest news during the show is the call up of Sox pitching prospect Dylan Cease. Cease is planned to make his big league debut on July 3rd in game 1 of the double header. Later Carm chats with Sox bench coach Joe McEwing on a variety of topics. Including Yoan Moncada’s breakout year, working with manager Rick Renteria, and Yolmer Sanchez’s […]

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