RADIO STUDIO HOST
Judd Sirott is in his eighth season as the Radio Studio Analyst on the Blackhawks’ radio home, WGN Radio AM-720. Sirott and broadcast partners John Wiedeman and Troy Murray were named “Best Radio Play-By-Play” in the Chicago market at the 2015 Illinois Broadcasters Association Silver Dome Awards.
A native of Arlington Heights, Ill., Sirott spent six seasons in Major League Baseball as a play-by-play announcer and host for the Chicago Cubs on WGN Radio, while working as a correspondent for MLB Network. Previously, Sirott called National Hockey League games nationally for HDNet (now AXS TV) and the NHL Network from 2006 to 2009.
Prior to rejoining WGN Radio, Sirott was the television and radio voice of the American Hockey League’s Chicago Wolves from the team’s inception in 1994 to 2006, also serving as the club’s Media Relations Director. The Buffalo Grove High School graduate called the franchise’s Turner Cup titles in 1998 and 2000, along with its first Calder Cup championship in 2002.
After graduating from the University of Michigan in 1991, where he broadcast hockey and football games as a student, Sirott began his Chicago media career as a weekend producer at WGN Radio. Later, Sirott spent three years as a weekend host, field reporter and executive producer at 670 The Score from the station’s inception in 1992.
Sirott and his wife, Sharon, reside in Chicago with their two daughters.