Rick Gregg: talented sportscaster

Rick Gregg is a sports reporter and anchor at WBBM Newsradio in Chicago, and talks about his career and views, including what live games are like; working in locker rooms; what to do when athletes don't seem to say much; why writing is so important in sports broadcasting; why he likes doing sports more than news and how they're different; how he learned writing; working at radio stations in Carbondale (WSIU, WCIL, WJPF) and doing play-by-play; how he got to do news on WLS in Chicago; how he got hired at WBBM radio; doing sports in St. Louis; how writing for broadcast is different from other kinds of writing; how he quickly puts stories together on the road; why he likes podcasts (he's done voice work for the Disney World podcast); what it’s like to have a dream job; advice for people who want to work in sports, why talk radio will survive, and more.

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