Dan Bernstein has been the co-host of “Boers and Bernstein” since 1999. He joined the station as a reporter/anchor in 1995.
Named “Best Sports Talker” by Chicago Magazine, he is the city’s only three-category winner of the Achievement in Radio Award (Best Reporter, Best Play-by-Play and Best Talk Show).
His play-by-play experience includes five years calling DePaul basketball, and both radio and TV work for the Arena Football League’s Chicago Rush. He has appeared as a guest on MSNBC, CNN and other national television networks.
Before joining WSCR, he broadcast games for minor-league affiliates of the Kansas City Royals and Chicago Cubs, as well as the Raleigh Bullfrogs of the Global Basketball Association and the Rockford Lightning of the Continental Basketball Association.
Bernstein interned in the news department at WBBM-TV in Chicago and in the sports department of WTVD-TV in Raleigh/Durham, NC.
He is a Deerfield native and an honors graduate of Duke University, where he did four years of play-by-play for basketball and football and anchored “Duke SportsCenter” on Cable 13 TV.
He lives on the northwest side of Chicago with his wife and two children, and is actively involved in fundraising for such charities as Children’s Oncology Services, The Michael Rolfe Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research, Blind Services Association and others.
The Bears’ decision-makers should already be talking to agents.
An NFL player can’t be concerned with his wellness to perform his best.
The Bears don’t utilize a “top-down” leadership structure.
Even love-it-all Jon Gruden was dismayed Monday night by Chicago.
Somehow, someway, we’ll fixate our eyes on a meaningless football game.
The latest drama reveals the depths of the lack of Marc Trestman’s leadership.
Kristin Cavallari is spreading false information, writes Dan Bernstein.
Tuesday provided a batch of good sports news that Chicago needed.
The White Sox are in win-now mode but need to fill a few more holes.
The College Football Playoff system worked, but it can be better.
Its conflicting to be a Bears fan right now.
Who cares if Tom Thibodeau can’t sleep at night after seeing his defense. Points are fun.
Winning titles justifies overpaying players in baseball.
It’s a messy situation at Notre Dame, with no easy answer for Kelly or the school.
Tim Beckman being retained sends a message.
We’ve uttered the words “Johnny Manziel incident” enough already.
If nothing else, Sunday ended a popular Josh McCown narrative.
Learning of your fate on Twitter displays a lack of leadership, Dan Bernstein writes.
Phil Emery gave the Bears a mission statement when he fired Lovie Smith.
Now a high-profile child-abuse case begs for the NBA to take action.