The WNUR Sports ‘CatChat series is back for the fifth annual Sportsathon! In these interviews, we’ll talk to WNUR Sports alumni about their time at the station, awesome moments as a Northwestern student and their experience in the professional world. You can learn more about Sportsathon here.

Willie Weinbaum graduated from Medill in 1982 with a bachelor’s degree and went on to earn a master’s degree in 1983. Weinbaum worked with MLB Productions until 1995 when he started with ESPN, where he’s worked as a producer on¬†Outside the Lines,¬†SportsCenter¬†and many other projects. Our Jason Dorow spoke with Weinbaum about his work at ESPN, covering the ‘Cats at WNUR and Pat Fitzgerald’s success at the helm of Northwestern football.

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