WGN Radio's Pat Hughes named 2009 Illinois Sportscaster of the Year
This is Hughes' eighth Sportscaster of the Year honor and his fifth in Illinois, having previously won the award in 1996, 1999, 2006, and 2007. Hughes was honored as Wisconsin's Sportscaster of the Year in 1990, 1991 and 1992.
The 2010 season will be Hughes' 15th season with WGN Radio and the Cubs and his 28th season of broadcasting in Major League Baseball.
The award will be presented during the first week of May in Salisbury, North Carolina.