Laurence Holmes

Laurence Holmes joined 670 The Score in 1998 as a part-time producer after interning for Jeff Joniak and producing “The Sports Huddle” at WMAQ radio.

Through five years of producing he was named Executive Producer of “The Les Grobstein Show”, “The Tommy Williams Show”, “McNeil & Jiggetts” and “Murph & Fred”.

Laurence Holmes

Laurence Holmes

In 2002, Holmes picked up an A.I.R. award for both “commerical production” and “Talk Show production.”

While working as a producer, Holmes served as a weekend and fill-in host. He teamed up with Jonathan Hood to host “Wrestlemaniacs” and Dan Zampillo to host “Me & Z”. Soon, his solo show followed.

In 2003, Holmes was promoted to beat reporter, assigned to the Bears, which he covered from 2003-2008 on a daily basis.

A 1997 Graduate of DePaul University, Holmes joined Zach Zaidman in 2006 as the play-by-play tandem for 670 The Score’s broadcast of Blue Demons games, which he did for six seasons. In 2007, Holmes was named to DePaul’s prestigious “14 Under 40″ Alumni list.

In 2008, Holmes joined Dan Hampton to host the mid-day show and the Score’s Bears pre-game coverage.

In 2009, Holmes returned to hosting his night time solo show. In addition to hosting his own show, he is a frequent guest host for the Score’s mid-day and afternoon shows. Along with hosting, Holmes still covers the Bears and writes his weekly “24-Blog” for 670TheScore.com.

Laurence resides in Chicago and is a proud graduate of Homewood-Flossmoor High School, where he had his first talk show when he was 16.

Follow Laurence on Twitter @LaurenceWHolmes.

Bears fans at Soldier Field during a loss to the Dolphins. (David Banks/Getty Images)

24 Hours Later: Holmes On Bears-Dolphins

No one seems to have the answers for the struggling Bears.

CBS Chicago–13 hours ago

Bears defensive end Jared Allen, right, celebrates after sacking Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan on Sunday. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

24 Hours Later: Holmes On Bears-Falcons

“We had to have that one,” Ryan Mundy said.

CBS Chicago–10/14/2014

Alshon Jeffery. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

24 Hours Later: Holmes On Bears-Panthers

This was a setback that had many shaking their heads.

CBS Chicago–10/07/2014

Randall Cobb  of the Green Bay Packers makes a touchdown catch in front of Isaiah Frey on Sunday.  (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

24 Hours Later: Laurence Holmes On Bears-Packers

This Chicago loss was on the offense and defense, Holmes writes.

CBS Chicago–09/30/2014

Ahmad Dixon, left, and Senorise Perry celebrate during the Bears' win against the Jets on Monday night. (Elsa/Getty Images)

24 Hours Later: Laurence Holmes On Bears-Jets

Laurence Holmes breaks down Chicago’s win and sheds light on the Green Bay matchup.

CBS Chicago–09/24/2014

Lions running back Reggie Bush. (Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Holmes: Breaking Down The NFC North

The Bears stack up well with everyone in the division, writes Laurence Holmes.

CBS Chicago–09/22/2014

Bears tight end Martellus Bennett celebrates his go-ahead fourth-quarter touchdown in Chicago's 28-20 win at San Francisco on Sunday night. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

24 Hours Later: Laurence Holmes On Bears-49ers

Laurence Holmes breaks down Chicago’s win and writes of his personal experiences with Peanut Tillman.

CBS Chicago–09/16/2014

Bears defensive lineman Lamarr Houston, right. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

24 Hours Later: Laurence Holmes On Bears-Bills

Chicago must fix its run defense with more zone read-heavy offenses on the slate.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2014

Bears general manager Phil Emery. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Holmes: It’s Fun Trying To Figure Out Phil Emery

Emery isn’t conventional, and that means his draft pick may not be either.

CBS Chicago–05/07/2014

Lance Briggs. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Holmes: Good Offense Is Not Enough For Bears

Even an average defense would do wonders for the Bears, but it will take more to compete for the big prize.

CBS Chicago–02/27/2014

Jay Cutler. (Credit: Jonathan Daniel, Getty)

24 Hours Later: Laurence Holmes Breaks Down Bears-Packers

Time offers the opportunity for perspective, so I thought it would be a good idea to wait each week to give my thoughts on the Bears game.

670 The Score–12/30/2013

Josh McCown. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

24 Hours Later: Laurence Holmes Breaks Down Bears-Redskins

Josh McCown was terrific in relief of Cutler

670 The Score–10/21/2013

Lance Briggs. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

24 Hours Later: Laurence Holmes Breaks Down Bears-Giants

Time offers the opportunity for perspective, so I thought it would be a good idea to wait each week to give my thoughts on the Bears game.

670 The Score–10/11/2013

Charles Tillman.  (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Tillman On Trestman: ‘He’s Turned The Corner With Me’

It’s no secret former Bears head coach Lovie Smith was adored by his players.

670 The Score–10/03/2013

Matt Forte. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

24 Hours Later: Laurence Holmes Breaks Down Bears-Lions

ime offers the opportunity for perspective, so I thought it would be a good idea to wait each week to give my thoughts on the Bears game.

CBS Chicago–09/30/2013

Brandon Marshall.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

24 Hours Later: Laurence Holmes Breaks Down Bears-Bengals

Here’s what I saw, what I heard and what I was told from the Bears-Bengals game.

670 The Score–09/09/2013

Brian Urlacher

Trestman On Urlacher: ‘He Could Play On 1st And 2nd Down For Us’

In an interview with 670 The Score’s Laurence Holmes at the NFL owners meetings in Phoenix, new Bears head coach Marc Trestman wouldn’t commit to Urlacher being an every-down linebacker anymore.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2013

Brian Urlacher and Israel Idonije. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears DE Idonije: ‘I Think Urlacher Is Going To Be Back’

Free agent defensive end Israel Idonije is making his intentions completely clear: He only wants to play two or three more years and he wants to do it in Chicago.

670 The Score–03/08/2013

Matt Forte tries to block Darnell Dockett. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Holmes: ’24 Blog’ On Bears’ Victory Over Cardinals

By Laurence W. Holmes (WSCR) — Time offers the opportunity for perspective, so I thought it would be a good idea to wait each week to give my thoughts on the Bears game. The idea [...]

12/24/2012

Julius Peppers and Aaron Rodgers. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

24 Hours Later: Laurence Holmes Breaks Down Bears-Packers

Here’s what Laurence Holmes saw, heard and was told since the Bears lost to the Green Bay Packers Sunday.

CBS Chicago–12/17/2012

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