Skokie native Josh Liss has been the sports director and morning sports anchor at WBBM since August of 1998. He studied broadcast journalism at Columbia College in Chicago, earning his degree in 1995.
While in college, Josh began his career producing and reporting for Sports Radio Nightly, an all-night sports network that aired on WVVX 103.1FM. In 1994 Josh began an internship at WMAQ 670-AM and worked his way up to full time afternoon drive sports anchor in 1995.
“I was an intern, a part-timer, then a full-timer working my way up with odd hours and miscellaneous assignments,” Josh said of his prior work at WMAQ. “I was fortunate to work with a marvelous cast of talent at ‘Q’; Lou Canellis, Jeff Joniak, Red Motlow, Steve Olken, Tom Greene, Brian Davis, Peggy Kusinski, Dave Pasch, Andrew Siciliano and others.”
Josh has won numerous awards during his career, including Associated Press, Illinois Broadcasters Association and Peter Lisagor honors for sports anchoring and reporting.
Josh resides in Evanston with his wife and two sons.
For the second straight week, Cutler led the Bears to a fourth-quarter comeback.
Even though rookie Bears center Hroniss Grasu has yet to take a snap in a regular-season game, radio analyst Tom Thayer thinks he should get the start Sunday against the Chiefs.
Josh Liss sat down with some of the top Chicago Marathon officials.
Chicago moved to 1-3 with a 22-20 win against Oakland on Sunday.
After the Jimmy Clausen-directed Bears went nowhere on offense, could David Fales get the call?
Clausen has had one week of practice under his belt now with the first-teamers.
“Just get better,” Bears coach John Fox says of an 0-2 start.
Thirty years after her Chicago Marathon victory, Joan Benoit Samuelson is training hard for a return engagement.
Fox also indicated there was some regret in not giving Matt Forte the ball on a key fourth-quarter goal-line series.
With the Bears in rebuilding mode, and the Packers among the Super Bowl favorites again this year, Chicago can’t afford to make mistakes in the season opener at Soldier Field.
Perry says his health is “well.”
As the Bears prepare for a big test against the Packers, coach John Fox is offering no bold promises or predictions.
Deena Kastor, Chicago Marathon 2005 Champion, was in town August 5 – 6 to meet with Marathon participants.
“I am extrememly confident in our staff,” Marc Trestman says.
A day after coming up just short in a 21-19 loss to the Lions, Bears head coach Marc Trestman said it might have helped to replace ailing quarterback Jay Cutler with backup Josh McCown sooner than he did.
The Bears don’t know yet how long quarterback Jay Cutler will be out after suffering a groin injury in Sunday’s loss to the Redskins, but head coach Marc Trestman said the quarterback is headed for an MRI on Monday morning.
The Bears have looked good in spurts, and they’ve looked bad in spurts in their first five games under new head coach Marc Trestman.
Bears coach Marc Trestman said he’s “really not sure” how serious Pro Bowl defensive tackle Henry Melton’s knee injury is.
Bears coach Marc Trestman said the team’s game-winning touchdown drive against the Vikings on Sunday “couldn’t have been better,” but there are definitely improvements the team needs to make going forward.
Former Bulls star Bill Cartwright is giving back .