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  • 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:

  • Audio: 2018 WGN Radio Walk of Fame Ceremony

    Listen to 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.

  • Remembering Flaurie Berman of Superdawg

    Florence “Flaurie” Berman, co-founder of Chicago’s iconic Superdawg, died Wednesday. She was 92. We take a look back with these two visits from Flaurie and her husband Maurie on the Steve and Johnnie Show. September 4, 2009 July 20, 2010  

  • Remembering Jim Carollo

    The WGN Radio Family is remembering one of our own, former Director of Engineering and Walk of Fame member Jim Carollo. His wide-ranging skills, true professionalism, and unwavering leadership maintained the WGN Radio tradition of a high standard of quality and technical innovation for decades. He was integral in the design and construction of WGN Radio’s Tribune Tower facility, including the Showcase Studio, when the station moved from Bradley Place back downtown in the mid 1980s, guided the station through […]

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    Remembering Harry Anderson

    In January, 2014, comedian and magician Harry Anderson stopped by the WGN Radio studios to talk with Bill and Wendy about an upcoming appearance at Zanies, stories from “Night Court,” and more. Harry Anderson died April 16, 2018, at age 65. You can find Bill and Wendy on Twitter and Facebook. The Bill and Wendy Show airs Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to noon, then streaming from noon to 1 p.m.

  • Remembering Barbara Bush

    America is remembering former First Lady Barbara Bush, the wife of the 41st President George H. W. Bush and mother of the 43rd President George W. Bush. Mrs. Bush died April 17, 2018 at age 92. On April 12, 1984, then Second Lady Barbara Bush stopped by the WGN Radio studios to visit with Roy Leonard and discuss her book, C. Fred’s Story, which told the story of the Vice Presidential family dog, written from the dog’s perspective.

  • Photos: Celebrating the White Sox Home Opener at Cork & Kerry At The Park

    To celebrate the 2018 Chicago White Sox Home Opener, we’re broadcasting all day leading up to the game from Cork & Kerry At The Park.