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Rick Kogan

Rick Kogan

Born and raised and still living in Chicago, Rick Kogan has worked for the Chicago Daily News, Chicago Sun-Times and the Chicago Tribune, where he is currently a senior writer and columnist. Named Chicago's Best Reporter in 1999 and inducted into the Chicago Journalism Hall of Fame in 2003, he is currently creator/host of the “After Hours with Rick Kogan” on WGN-720 AM, was previously host of the “Afternoon Shift" on WBEZ-91.5FM and for 13 years the creator/host of WGN's "Sunday Papers with Rick Kogan".  He has been an on-air reporter/critic for WBBM TV and radio, and an Emmy Award-winning contributor for WFLD-TV, and the author of a dozen books, including Everybody Pays: Two Men, One Murder and the Price of Truth (with Maurice Possley), America's Mom: The Life, Lesson and Legacy of Ann LandersA Chicago Tavern (the history of the Billy Goat), and Sidewalks I and Sidewalks II (collections of his columns embellished by the work of photographer Charles Osgood).

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