Josh Frydman is the co-host of Sports Feed on CLTV. He is also a sports reporter and fill-in anchor on WGN. Josh joined WGN and CLTV in October 2014 after spending more than two years as a sports anchor and reporter at KFVS-TV in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.

Josh also spent time at the NBC affiliate stations in Memphis, Tennessee and Columbia, Missouri as a sports anchor, reporter and producer. His work has been honored by the Illinois Broadcasters Association, Tennessee Associated Press Broadcasters and Society of Professional Journalists.

Josh is Chicagoland native; he grew up in north suburban Buffalo Grove and attended Stevenson High School. He graduated from the University of Missouri, where he was the sports director of the campus television station MUTV and worked several years at KOMU-TV, the local NBC affiliate owned and operated by the Missouri School of Journalism.

When he isn’t working, Josh enjoys playing tennis, working out, reading and exploring all the great food and entertainment options Chicago has to offer. He also enjoys volunteering his time with children through Big Brothers Big Sisters, Junior Achievement and the Boys and Girls Club.


Recent Articles
  • ‘Football and my high school coach kept me alive:’ Local athlete’s NFL dreams remain undeterred

    CHICAGO — Bryant Perry’s big dreams grew from humble beginnings. “Not having a football field [at the school], we knew what we were up against but not making excuses,” Perry said. Perry and his teammates were up against far more than just traveling for their home games at Harper High School in Englewood. “Football and my high school coach kept me alive,” Perry said. Football, no matter where he got to play it, provided Perry a safe haven. Hall of […]

  • Sister Jean celebrates 100th birthday at Loyola campus

    CHICAGO — Jean Dolores Schmidt, who is affectionately known as Sister Jean, celebrated her 100th birthday Wednesday at Loyola University Chicago’s campus surrounded by hundreds who turned out for her celebration. Sister Jean captured the hearts of many around the world during the Ramblers’ Final Four run last year during the NCAA tournament. But around Chicago, she has always been a treasure. In a video tribute, sportscasters from Jim Nance to Dick Vitale to Joe Madden, all saying her story […]

  • Sister Jean’s secret to 100 years of life? Eat, sleep and ‘hopefully’ pray well

    CHICAGO — As she approaches the century mark, Sister Jean isn’t slowing down. “There are so many things happening all at once  I keep saying ‘cool it girl, cool it,'” Sister Jean said. “Because we’ll get it all done, just take our time and do it right.” The international celebrity nun preaches patience as the birthday celebrations add up like candles on her cake. “I’ve never celebrated a month before, but why not, you only get to be 100 only […]

  • Darnell Mayberry dissects Bulls draft, NBA free agency on Sports Feed

    (CHICAGO) — Now that Coby White is a Bull, will he be the team’s starting point guard opening night? Will the Bulls actually be able to run and play with pace on offense under Jim Boylen? What are expectations for 2019-’20 season? The Athletic’s Bulls beat writer Darnell Mayberry stopped by Sports Feed Tuesday to discuss these questions and more with Josh Frydman and Jarrett Payton.

  • West Garfield Park teen sets his sights on Golden Gloves title

    CHICAGO – One of the great sports traditions in the city, the Chicago Golden Gloves tournament crowns its champions this week. In the 152 pound elite division, Kyron Brown is an unlikely title contender. Josh Frydman shows us how this teenager continues to overcome every obstacle in his way.

  • Montini Catholic comes together in wake of two coaching tragedies

    LOMBARD, Ill. – During a Montini Catholic basketball practice “DT” is everywhere you look and listen. “Every day, every practice it’s always there. We never not celebrate DT,” Bob Lozano said of his predecessor. DT is Daryl Thomas, Montini’s former boys basketball coach, who died unexpectedly last March at 52. “I’m still shocked he’s not here. He was bigger than life” Thomas was basketball royalty. A McDonald’s All-American Career at St. Joseph’s, followed by an All-Big Ten tenure at Indiana […]

  • Northwestern’s Isaiah Bowser paints pocket of Buckeye Country purple

    INDIANAPOLIS — Dylan Smith is split. “I gotta support Isaiah and my school,” Smith said at Saturday’s Big Ten Championship Game Fan Fest in Indianapolis. The Ohio State freshman is best friends with Northwestern star tailback Isaiah Bowser. Smith and his family are a handful of the hundreds who made the two-hour trip from Sidney, Ohio, to watch the Northwestern Wildcats face the Ohio Buckeyes. “The best outcome,” Smith said, “is I see Isaiah have a great game, but I […]

  • Blackhawks fire head coach Joel Quenneville

    Blackhawks management introduces new Head Coach Jeremy Colliton CHICAGO — The Chicago Blackhawks fired coach Joel Quenneville on Tuesday, ending a wildly successful run that produced three Stanley Cup titles and returned the franchise to the top of the NHL after years of heartache. The trouble for Quenneville began when Chicago was swept by Nashville in the first round of the 2017 playoffs after the Blackhawks finished with the best record in the Western Conference. Then they missed the playoffs […]

  • #AskJP: Jarrett weighs in on your Bears questions after win in Buffalo

    (CHICAGO) — You asked, we answered. The Bears blew out the Bills 41-9 behind a dominant defensive performance. But there’s still some things to sure up. Jarrett Payton helped answer your Bears questions Sunday on Sports Feed in our #AskJP social media segment.

  • Lauren Magiera joins Sports Feed from Buffalo after Bears blowout Bills

    (ORCHARD PARK, NEW YORK) — WGN’s Lauren Magiera joined Jarrett Payton and Josh Frydman live from New Era Field after the Chicago Bears dominant 41-9 victory in Week 9 over the Buffalo Bills.

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