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broadcaster , journalist

Warren Dennis Rick Talley, American journalist, broadcaster. Recipient Outstanding Journalism Alumni award Southern Illinois University, 1967; Bronze medal Olympic Journalism Association, 1970; named Illinois Sportswriter of Year, 1974. Served with Army of the United States, 1953-1955, Korea. Member Football Writers Association, Baseball Writers Association.

Background

Talley, Warren Dennis Rick was born on August 12, 1934 in Pinckneyville, Illinois, United States. Son of Virgil and Hannah (Maxwell) Talley.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Journalism, Southern Illinois University, 1958.

Career

Sports writer Decatur (Illinois) Herald, 1958. Sports editor Menlo Park (California) Recorder, 1958-1959. Reporter United Press International, San Francisco, 1959-1960.

Sports editor Rockford (Illinois) Morning Star, also Register Republic, 1960-1969. Sports editor, columnist Chicago Today, 1969-1974. Daily columnist Chicago Tribune, 1974-1979.

Television host, interviewer World's Largest Store -television, Chicago. Commentator World's Largest Store Radio, FNN Sports, Los Angeles. Sports columnist Daily News, Los Angeles, 1979-1988.

Sportstalk host Station KABC, 1980-1982. Sports host Station KVE6 American Sports, Las Vegas.

Works

Membership

Served with Army of the United States, 1953-1955, Korea. Member Football Writers Association, Baseball Writers Association.

Connections

Married Frances Jane Herr, August 9, 1958. Children: Wendy Warren, Scott Ryan, Jennifer Jane.

father:
Virgil Talley

mother:
Hannah (Maxwell) Talley

spouse:
Frances Jane Herr

children:
Wendy Warren Talley

Scott Ryan Talley

Jennifer Jane Talley