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.
“Those guys always had fight, and it was just a matter of seeing those results on the field,” Bears coach John Fox said of the 33-7 win over the Bengals.
“Like everything, you’re always trying to improve,” Fox told WBBM Newsradio. “Again, to change, you want to feel like you get better.”
Bears running back Jordan Howard set up the game-winning field goal against the Ravens with a 53-yard run in overtime.
The Bears offense has been among the best in generating yards but remains the worst at turning those yards into points.
“It comes down to your red (zone) trips,” Fox says.
Despite starting the season 0-2, playing poorly in both games, and having injuries to five key players, Bears coach John Fox believes the team has enough to turn things around into a winning season.
Bears coach John Fox saw some positives from his team in their 23-14 loss to the Texans in the season opener Sunday.
“If you think that San Francisco’s just going to show up and lay down, that’s when you’re really setting yourself up for defeat,” Bears radio analyst Tom Thayer told WBBM Newsradio’s Josh Liss.
The Bears’ surprising Thanksgiving Day win over the Packers moved them to 5-6.
‘We all take responsibility,” Bears coach John Fox told WBBM Newsradio’s Josh Liss.
“You have to keep him on the field and running the ball,” Tom Thayer says of Matt Forte.
Addressing the recent release of defensive lineman Jeremiah Ratliff for the first time, John Fox offered no new insight about the specifics of Jeremiah Ratliff’s release.
“It had something to do with being upright,” Fox says of the explanation he received.
Riding a two-game win streak, the Bears face the winless Lions in Detroit on Sunday.
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.