Rob Hart

rob Rob HartRob Hart grew up in Beverly, attended St. Ignatius College Prep and Marquette University. His radio news career started at WTMJ in Milwaukee in 2000. Since then, he has worked at a number of Chicago radio stations, including WGN, WLS, WLUP and the former WIQI. He joined WBBM as a reporter and anchor in January and can be heard at various times throughout the week. In 2004, Rob won the Milwaukee Brewers Sausage Race. He has also won several non-sausage related awards. He lives in Park Ridge with his wife and two daughters.

“Toxic” Foods Can Hurt Pets At Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a day when humans can throw their diets to the wind and gorge on turkey, stuffing and everything else. It’s a different story for pets.

11/23/2017

30 Years Ago: Max Headroom Hijacked Chicago TV

A “video pirate” broke in on two Chicago TV stations with an unsettling broadcast on Nov. 22, 1987. WBBM’s Rob Hart reports.

11/22/2017

Tuesday Is National Take Your Cat To The Vet Day

Only visiting the veterinarian during an emergency is a bad idea, one animal doctor says.

08/21/2017

The College Application Gets A Makeover

The latest version of the application has seven essay prompts. In addition to two new questions, several have been revised.

03/05/2017

New Ways To Track Football Impact On Human Brain

University of Wisconsin-Platteville is looking at whether a certain biomarker can be a sign of traumatic brain injury during football games.

03/04/2017

New Swim Program Teaches Kids Skills To Follow When In Distress

The YMCA of Metro Chicago is introducing a new swim program designed to help kids self-rescue.

01/22/2017

Demonstrators Drop ‘Coffins’ On Mayor Emanuel’s Lawn

The were remembering the 700 people lost to violence in Chicago.

12/21/2016

Thanksgiving, Pets May Be A Bad Mix

A hot stove with all four burners going is not the place for a dog or cat, warns one Chicago veterinarian. WBBM’s Rob Hart reports.

11/23/2016

Cop Facing Federal Civil Rights Charges After 2013 Shooting Gives Up Gun

Marco Proano is on desk duty after pleading not guilty to the federal charges last week, and has given up his gun.

09/26/2016

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