Jim Gudas brings more than 20 years of radio news experience to WGN Radio.
first full time radio news position in Chicago was at WGN
, where he
was a "summer replacement" news writer in 1986, following an internship with the station.
From there, Jim
went to WJOB in Hammond and spent some time working for public radio in Alaska.
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In 1988, Jim returned to Chicago to join the staff of WMAQ Radio, when it adopted an all-news format.
Jim remained with WMAQ for 11 years as an anchor, reporter, writer and editor.
In 2000, Jim became afternoon drive editor at WBBM-AM, where he also anchored and reported.
In 2003, Jim left radio news to join his friend and current WGN co-worker Christopher Michael at Christopher's radio syndication company, Sound Targeting, Inc.
created the company's web site, helped launch four nationally syndicated radio programs, and provided regular medical news feeds to hundreds of radio stations across the country.
In 2006, Jim's career came full circle, when he
re-joined the staff of WGN Radio
News as a reporter and anchor.
Jim graduated from Northwestern's Medill School of Journalism in 1986.