Notable Alumni

There are many WNUR Sports alumni who currently work in the sports and news media world. This includes:

J.A. Adande – Director of Sports Journalism, Medill School of Journalism
Peter Alexander – Reporter, NBC Nightly News and Anchor, Today
Andrew Baggarly – San Francisco Giants Beat Reporter, The Athletic
Kevin Blackistone – Washington Post Columnist and ESPN Panelist
Lisa Byington – Play-by-Play, Sideline Reporter, Studio Host, Fox/Big Ten Network, CBS/Turner Sports
Guy Benson – Political Commentator, Analyst and Host, WIND and Fox News
Ed Crane – Reporter and Anchor, CBS
Bruce Dold – Publisher and Former Editor-in-Chief, Chicago Tribune
Dave Eanet – Sports Director and Northwestern Play-by-Play Broadcaster, WGN Radio
Jeff Eisenband – Freelance Sports and Esports Broadcaster
Evan Fitzgerald – Sports Reporter and Anchor, FOX 35
Glenn Geffner – Radio Play-by-Play Broadcaster, Miami Marlins
Geoffrey Goldman – Director of Communications, Fox Sports Midwest
Patrick Kinas – Play-by-Play Broadcaster, NBC Sports, Westwood One and Durham Bulls
Sam King – Reporter, WSFA 12 Montgomery
Josh Kusnitzow – Manager of Creative Services, Writer and Producer, Big Ten Network
Sam Levitt – Director of Broadcasting, Amarillo Sod Poodles (AA, Padres)
Josh Lewin – Radio Play-by-Play Broadcaster, UCLA Football and Men’s Basketball
Patrick McGeehan – Reporter, New York Times
Brent Musberger – Broadcaster, Host and Sports Broadcasting Hall of Famer
Megan O’Brien – Team Reporter, New England Patriots/Kraft Sports and Entertainment
Dave Revsine – Lead Studio Host and Broadcaster, Big Ten Network
Adam Rittenberg – Senior Writer for College Football, ESPN
Darren Rovell – Sports Business Reporter, The Action Network
Randy Scott – Anchor and Reporter, ESPN
Jay Sharman – Founder/CEO, TeamWorks media
Tony Shute – Executive Producer, ABC 7 Chicago
Daren Smith – Writer and Editor,
Bob Vorwald – Director of Production, WGN-TV
Willie Weinbaum – Producer and Reporter, ESPN and
Steve Weissman – SportsCenter and ESPNNews Anchor, ESPN

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