Notable Alumni

There are many WNUR Sports alumni who have made names for themselves in the sports and news media world. Among them:

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 – Columnist and Around The Horn Panelist, ESPN
Lisa Byington – Play-by-Play Broadcaster, Analyst, Reporter and Studio Host, BTN
Guy Benson — Political Commentator, Analyst and Host, WIND and Fox News

Ed Crane — Reporter and Anchor, CBS
Bruce Dold — Publisher and Editor-in-Chief, Chicago Tribune
Dave Eanet – Northwestern Play-By-Play Broadcaster, WGN Radio
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
Sam King – Reporter, WSFA 12 Montgomery
Josh Kusnitzow – Manager of Creative Services, Writer, and Producer, BTN
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
Dave Revsine – Lead Studio Host and Broadcaster, BTN
Adam Rittenberg – Big Ten Blogger, 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 & Reporter, ESPN &
Steve Weissman – SportsCenter and ESPNNews Anchor, ESPN

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