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Roe Conn

Broadcast Artist from United States of America

Roe B. Conn (born June 6, 1964) is an American talk radio host of The Roe Conn Show with Richard Roeper, which airs on WLS-AM 890 in Chicago live from 2 to 6 p.m. (Central Time), Monday through Friday. Three hours of the radio show are also simulcast on NBC Chicago (WMAQ) Digital 5.2 television between 3 and 6 p.m. weekdays. He was also the host of The Roe Report, a nationally syndicated wrap-up of the day's news with a comedic bent. Roe's first radio gig was Saturday overnights on WDUB in Granville, Ohio. Returning to Chicago after graduating from college he worked fill-in duties at WLUW, starting in August 1986. He then was the producer for Don Vogel on WMAQ (AM) and Walter Jacobson at WBBM-TV. On August 27, 1989 Conn debuted a Sunday morning radio show at WLS (AM). Conn maintains that his performance went poorly, but that the program director ordered the show be continued after confusing Conn with another host. He received his first national exposure for his daily roundup of the O.J. Simpson trial. After that, he continued to host his regular show on WLS (AM). Eventually he teamed up with Garry Meier to cohost the highly successful Roe & Garry Show. In 2004, amid an impasse in  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1964-06-06
Place of birth
Chicago
Nationality
United States of America

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