Report: Connor McKnight Moving From WGN To WLS-A/Chicago
January 11, 2016 at 10:17 AM (PT)
ROBERTFEDER.COM is reporting that TRIBUNE News-Talk WGN-A/CHICAGO sportscaster and weekend host CONNOR MCKNIGHT will move to crosstown CUMULUS News-Talk WLS-A as pre-game and post-game host for CHICAGO WHITE SOX baseball. MCKNIGHT is presently sports anchor for WGN's afternoon shot with ROE CONN and also hosts "THE BEAT" on SATURDAY afternoons; he previously hosted on WGN's former sister Sports WGWG-LP (THE GAME 87.7) and at CBS RADIO Sports WSCR-A (670 THE SCORE), where he won the station's "SCORE SEARCH" talent contest and hosted a SUNDAY morning show.
“CONNOR is our guy,” CUMULUS VP/Market Manager PETER BOWEN told FEDER. “He will play a big role in the rebuild of our legendary property WLS 890 with the WHITE SOX, as well as be our live and local sports insider across the cluster on WKQX, WLUP and WLS FM."