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
  • Dave Kerner talks struggling Bears, Bulls and Blackhawks on Sports Feed

    CHICAGO –  A day after the Bears fourth straight loss, Newsradio 780 WBBM’s Dave Kerner joined Josh Frydman on CLTV Sports Feed to talk about all that plagues Matt Nagy’s team halfway through their season. Kerner also discussed the early season struggles of the Bulls and Blackhawks, weighing in on which team he thinks has the better chance to turn things around.

  • Fangraphs writer Craig Edwards starts the hot stove discussion on Sports Feed

    CHICAGO – The Nationals are World Series Champions. So what does the baseball offseason have in store? Craig Edwards of Fangraphs joined Josh Frydman Monday on CLTV Sports Feed to share his thoughts on the Cubs and White Sox offseason targets and some of the notable free agents in MLB.

  • Jarrett Payton and Josh Frydman break down yet another Bears loss in Philly

    CHICAGO – The Bears season is half way over, but many outsiders are ready to throw in the towel. After a fourth straight loss, the defending NFC North Champs sank to 3-5 on the year. Jarrett Payton joined Josh Frydman from Philadelphia to break down the latest Bears loss in their Wild Card rematch to the Eagles on Sunday’s Sports Feed.

  • Jarrett Payton and Josh Frydman discuss Bears third straight loss

    CHICAGO – The Bears had their players’ only meeting. They talked about putting on the blinders and earmuffs to drown out the noise. In the end, the result was no different. The Bears lost a third straight game, another in crushing fashion, falling 17-16 to the Los Angeles Chargers Sunday afternoon. Jarrett Payton joined Josh Frydman live from Soldier Field to break down the loss and where the 3-4 team goes from here.

  • ‘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 […]

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