Roe Conn is host of The Roe Conn Show on Chicago’s WGN Radio and a contributor to ABC7’s Windy City Live.
A lifelong Chicagoan, Roe has been one of the city’s top rated radio personalities for the last two decades. For the last decade, Roe has been recognized annually in Talkers Magazine’s “100 Most Influential Talk Show Hosts in America.” and has received the prestigious Radio and Records Industry Achievement Award for Best Local Talk Host in America.
Roe is a regular contributor to ABC Radio News political and event coverage. He hosted The Roe Report, a syndicated daily news feature, for ABC Radio Networks and United Stations Radio Networks. He has also hosted ABC Radio’s PRIME TIME, and has lent his talents to WABC in New York, WJR in Detroit, the SW Network, and Walt Disney Pictures. Roe is a frequent guest on cable news programs and served as a commentator and fill-in host for CNN and HLN.
Roe produces and hosts an annual benefit concert with singer/songwriter Richard Marx. He is on the board of the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation and the USO of Illinois and recently honored with the FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award.
Roe has produced EMMY-winning commentaries for WBBM-TV and started his career at NBC’s WMAQ Radio in Chicago. Roe is a graduate of Denison University where he studied Anthropology.