In May 2015, Jarrett Payton joined the WGN News as sports reporter and host of CLTV’s Sports Feed.
He also where he co-hosts the weekend sports radio program The Beat on WGN Radio-AM Sundays at 3 pm. Jarrett is a former NFL running back. He has hosted his own internet radio show named the Jarrett Payton Show on ChicagolandSportsRadio.com.
Jarrett attended the University of Miami.
He is a Chicago native and the son of Super Bowl-winning running back Walter Payton. Jarrett played for the NFL Tennessee Titans, as well as the Montreal Alouettes and Toronto Argonauts in the CFL. He also played for the Chicago Slaughter of the Indoor Football League.