Roe Conn

Radio Host
Born Jun 6, 1964

Roe B. Conn is an American talk radio host of The Roe Conn Show with Richard Roeper, which airs on WLS-AM 890 in Chicago live from 2 to 6 p.m. , Monday through Friday. Three hours of the radio show are also simulcast on NBC Chicago (WMAQ) Digital 5.2 television between 3 and 6 p.m. weekdays. He was also the host of The Roe Report, a nationally syndicated wrap-up of the day's news with a comedic bent.… Read More

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1964 Birth Born on June 6, 1964.


1986 22 Years Old 1 More Event
Roe's first radio gig was Saturday overnights on WDUB in Granville, Ohio. Returning to Chicago after graduating from college he worked fill-in duties at WLUW, starting in August 1986. He then was the producer for Don Vogel on WMAQ (AM) and Walter Jacobson at WBBM-TV. On August 27, 1989 Conn debuted a Sunday morning radio show at WLS (AM). … Read More


2004 40 Years Old In 2004, amid an impasse in contract negotiations with the station, Meier did not renew his contract with WLS. … Read More
2006 42 Years Old 1 More Event
In the spring 2006 ratings period, The Roe Conn Show became Chicago’s most listened-to radio talk show among adults.
2009 45 Years Old On March 27, 2009, Conn announced on his WLS-AM radio show a new, parallel endeavor called "The Roe Report." … Read More
On January 11, 2010, The Roe Conn Show became Roe and Cisco, as Cisco Cotto was introduced as the new cohost of the WLS afternoon show with Roe Conn. … Read More


2014 50 Years Old On October 8, 2014, Roe Conn announced that the Roe & Roeper, was cancelled and he'd be leaving WLS-AM 890 after 25 years.
2015 51 Years Old On January 15, 2015, WGN Radio announced that Roe would be hosting afternoon drive from 3pm - 7pm, beginning on January 26.
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