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
  • 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.

  • Inspiring teammate scores first touchdown after team designs special play

    OAK LAWN, Ill. — With a 2-7 record, this football season failed to play out as the Oak Lawn Spartans hoped — but their spirits never wavered. That’s thanks in part to Anthony Golf, who provides positivity and motivation as the Spartans’ honorary captain. “He’s always smiling, never complaining,” said Oak Lawn junior Kevin Swatek. “He has that positive energy everyone needs.” At age seven, Anthony was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Doctors told the Golf family Anthony would be in […]

  • Cubs fall to Brewers in tiebreaker, will host Wild Card game

    CHICAGO — Lorenzo Cain hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the eighth inning, Christian Yelich collected three more hits and the Milwaukee Brewers took their first NL Central title since 2011 by downing the Chicago Cubs 3-1 on Monday in a tiebreaker game. Milwaukee won its eighth in a row and earned home-field advantage throughout the NL playoffs. The Brewers will host the wild card winner starting Thursday in the best-of-five Division Series. Chicago stays at Wrigley Field for Tuesday […]

  • After coaching shakeup, Jordan Lynch ready to lead Mount Carmel

    (CHICAGO) — It’s been a decade since Jordan Lynch dominated defenses at Mount Carmel High School. Now, the 27 year old returns home to call the shots. “This is where it all started,” Lynch said during the first week of fall practice for the Caravan football team. Lynch launches his head coaching career after just one season as an assistant his other alma mater, Northern Illinois University. “Being a quarterback is kind of being a coach,” the former Heisman Trophy […]

  • ‘The Startup Nation’ powers the present, future of global sports technology

    (TEL AVIV, Israel) — The year is 2020. The Chicago Bulls are in the NBA playoffs (that’s conceivable, right?) and Lauri Markkanen steps to the free throw line in a tie game with seconds remaining. Imagine turning on your television screen (or tablet, phone) and seeing Markkanen’s heart rate, pH levels and body temperature illuminated on the surface next to his rebounds and shooting percentage. Using that data, you can press a button on your remote or screen to place […]

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