Larry Hawley is a sports producer, web writer and columnist for WGN and CLTV.

A native of Rolling Meadows, Ill., Larry came to Chicago from Indianapolis in March of 2015. He is the producer for CLTV’s Sports Feed while also a frequent contributor to WGNTV.COM and CLTV.COM.

Larry worked for WXIN and WTTV in Indianapolis from 2007-2015. He covered a pair of Final Fours and Super Bowls in his time in the Circle City-including the Colts’ run to Super Bowl XLIV in 2010.

Before Indianapolis Larry worked for WLOS-TV in Asheville, NC as a sports reporter, anchor and photographer. Previous stops include WICD-TV in Champaign, Ill. and WVTV in Milwaukee, Wis.

Larry attended the University of Illinois where he graduated with a degree in media studies. During college he served as the beat reporter for Illinois Football and Men’s Basketball during the school’s run of three Big Ten titles in the sport.

If you have a story idea for Larry, please email at chawley@wgntv.com.


Recent Articles
  • White Sox endure a miserable night all around in loss to the Royals

    KANSAS CITY – The momentum that the White Sox seemed to gain late in the first half seems like a distant memory at the moment. They’ve played five games since the All-Star break, and all five of them have been losses. There have been blowout and walk-off defeats, all of which have brought things a bit back down to earth in the third year of the rebuild for the franchise. On Tuesday night, that happened with a thud. Dylan Cease […]

  • Kyle Schwarber gets his 1st walk-off RBI in a Cubs’ win over the Reds

    CHICAGO – On this night, there was a lot of focus on the beginning and the end. After all, the Cubs were honoring their famous and, in some ways, infamous 1969 team. Wearing jerseys from that season 50 years ago brought back memories for older fans of the franchise. That year they had an incredible start to the season, which lasted till August, until their bad ending denied them a shot at the playoffs. Funny how it was the exact […]

  • Annie Costabile joins Sports Feed to discuss the USWNT & more Tuesday night

    CHICAGO – They captured the World Cup title a week-and-a-half ago and they’re still one of the big topics in American sports. The United States women’s national soccer team played a strong seven games in France over the course of June and July, and their willingness to take a stance on sports equality have made them heroes to a number of athletes. Annie Costabile of the Chicago Sun Times followed the team during their playoff run and has discussed the […]

  • Jeff Arnold talks Cubs and White Sox on Sports Feed

    CHICAGO – He was working the game at Wrigley Field on Monday night when the Cubs made their first trade of the 2019 season. To Chicago was catcher Martin Maldonado while Mike Montgomery was headed to Kansas City. It was a deal that gives the Cubs a veteran catcher while saying goodbye to the player who got the final out of the 2016 World Series. So Jeff Arnold was on Sports Feed on Tuesday night to discuss the impact of […]

  • Blackhawks make another deal as Artem Anisimov goes to Ottawa for Zack Smith

    CHICAGO – It’s not been an offseason of major splashes for Stan Bowman, as was predicted, with the general manager making a series of moves to tweak the roster for next season. Another happened again on Tuesday afternoon, as the Blackhawks finally the trigger on a deal involving forward Artem Anisimov. Rumored in deals for nearly a year, the team sent him to the Senators on Tuesday afternoon, getting forward Zack Smith in return. It ends Anisimov’s four-season run in […]

  • Excitement over 2020 move not top of mind for the Fire at the moment

    CHICAGO – It was a bit of excitement about the future in the thick of a Major League Soccer season that caught the attention of Fire fans across the Chicagoland area. On July 9th, the team announced that they paid $65.5 million dollars to break their lease at SeatGeek Stadium with the City of Bridgeview. This cleared the way for the club to move back to Chicago, most likely to their former home of Soldier Field, in an effort to […]

  • Cubs acquire veteran catcher Martin Maldonado from the Royals for Mike Montgomery

    CHICAGO – With the team in the thick of another race for a National League Central division title and a fifth consecutive playoff berth, a few moves between now and the end of July trade deadline figured to be on the way. Late Monday night, after a Cubs’ loss at home, one took place. The #Cubs today acquired catcher Martín Maldonado from the Kansas City Royals for LHP Mike Montgomery. pic.twitter.com/XAbrN1gHw3 — Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) July 16, 2019 Following a […]

  • White Sox offense can’t pick up Giolito in a loss to the Royals

    KANSAS CITY – It figures to be an exciting two days for White Sox pitching after a rough three days to start the second half of the season in Oakland. On Monday, Rick Renteria would send Lucas Giolito, arguably one of the best pitchers in baseball in 2019, to the mound for his team. The next night would be the second career game for young prospect Dylan Cease. Facing a struggling Royals team figured to give each pitcher a good […]

  • Elias Schuster discusses the Bulls’ offseason on Sports Feed

    CHICAGO – Now is the time where most people in the NBA can take a breath. The major offseason moves have been made, with Russell Westbrook getting dealt from the Thunder to the Rockets to reunite with James Harden this past week. As for the Bulls, they made a few minor moves in free agency to solidify the roster as they approach the third season of their rebuild. Coby White and Daniel Gafford come aboard from the draft as they […]

  • Brian Sandalow joins Sports Feed to discuss a number of topics on Monday

    CHICAGO – Want to hear some discussion on the Cubs and the White Sox? How about Blackhawks, Fire, and some tennis? We had it for you on Sports Feed Monday evening as Brian Sandalow of the Chicago Sun Times join Josh Frydman discussed a number of these topics on the show. The Cubs got off to a good post-All-Star break start against the Pirates while Luis Robert is the talk of the White Sox rebuild at the moment. On the […]

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