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  • ‘Chicago is my second home’ – Remembering Aretha Franklin

    The music world is mourning the loss of Aretha Franklin, who died this morning at the age of 76. In 2014, “The Queen of Soul” visited with WGN Radio’s Pete McMurray and Scott Miller. Here’s that visit:  

  • Remembering Stan Mikita

    We at WGN Radio were honored many times by the presence of Stan Mikita, including on the day ten years ago when we announced that the Blackhawks would be joining the WGN on-air lineup. As we mourn his passing at age 78, we remember some of the moments we shared with Stosh. Steve Cochran talks with Stan Mikita about Heritage night Stan Mikita joins Garry Meier during a pregame remote at the United Center 2009 Blackhawks Convention: Hull and Mikita […]

  • From the archives: How did John Williams survive the making of this Blackhawks video?

    In 2009, John Williams visited the United Center to create an episode of “Inside the Blackhawks.” Looking back at it now, we’re amazed that he survived the video shoot. The final video: Outtakes from the making of the video:

  • Photos: Roe Conn at the 2018 Chicago Blackhawks Convention

    Roe Conn and crew are at the 2018 Chicago Blackhawks Convention. The Roe Conn Show with Anna Davlantes live broadcast was sponsored by Mathnasium, with more than 40 centers in Chicagoland. To find your nearest center, call 877-601-MATH (6284) or go to www.mathnasium.com/chicagoland.  Mathnasium – Changing Lives Through Math.

  • WGN Radio’s Phil Vettel secret identity photo gallery

    Last week, Chicago Tribune restaurant critic Phil Vettel decided it was time to even the playing field and reveal his appearance publicly. For us at WGN Radio, it meant the end of having to cover the cameras on our live video stream during his appearances and using clever photos to illustrate his segments with John Williams and, before that, Bob Sirott and Marianne Murciano. Seeing as we won’t need the following photos anymore, we decided to share them one final […]

  • Photos: More photos from the 2018 WGN Radio Walk of Fame Ceremony

    Photos from the 2018 WGN Radio Walk of Fame Ceremony, including some of the guests who joined us on May 18. The ceremony was hosted by Bill Leff and Wendy Snyder and welcomed Chuck Swirsky, Pierre Andre, Mary Van De Velde, Roger Triemstra and David Kaplan. Gallery 1: Gallery 2:

  • Photos: Happy Independence Day 2018!

    July 4th is a chance for us to celebrate the U.S.A. — its history, traditions, freedoms, and the people who make us the greatest nation on earth. Here’s a gallery of some members of the WGN Radio family celebrating America!

  • From the archives: Remembering Chicago blues legend Eddy ‘The Chief’ Clearwater

    Chicago blues legend Eddy “The Chief” Clearwater died of heart failure earlier today at age 83. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel released the following statement on Clearwater’s passing: “Chicago lost one of our legendary blues musicians, innovators and ambassadors to the world. Eddy “The Chief” Clearwater leaves behind a legacy that includes 17 albums, countless shows and a lifetime of songs that gave a voice to the soul of the city he loved. Our thoughts are with Eddy’s family and friends […]

  • Photos: Some images of Tribune Tower as we say farewell

    For many of us at WGN Radio, today was our final day to call Tribune Tower our home away from home. Although our broadcasts will still originate from the Michigan Avenue landmark for a short while longer, many of us will now be working from offices at our new location on Wacker Drive. As we bid adieu to the Tower, here are some photos of the building WGN Radio has called home from 1935 to 1961 and again from 1986 […]

  • Photos: 2018 WGN Radio Walk of Fame Ceremony

    Photos from the 2018 WGN Radio Walk of Fame Ceremony, hosted by Bill Leff and Wendy Snyder, welcoming Chuck Swirsky, Pierre Andre, Mary Van De Velde, Roger Triemstra and David Kaplan. Gallery 1: Gallery 2: