Dan Roan

Year Inducted: 2022

Category: Media

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An Illinois State graduate, Dan has been at WGN television in Chicago since 1984. In his role as sports director, he has covered the 1985 Bears, six Bulls NBA titles, three Blackhawks Stanley Cups and World Series championships by the White Sox in 2005 and Cubs in 2016.

Dan was at WCIA in Champaign from 1977-84. He later was on the TV broadcast team for IHSA Boys Class AA State Tournaments from 1991-96. His many broadcasting honors include multiple Emmy Awards.