Norm and Dick have been providing live broadcasts of Cook County Vikings sports for over a decade. Their active play-by-play of football and basketball games makes listening to the games even more exciting than watching them in person!
We asked Norm and Dick to share a little bit about themselves:
Favorite Food: anything with gravy
Favorite Author: Larry McMurtry
Favorite Female Singer: Diana Krall
Favorite Male Singers: Willie Nelson and Ray Price
Favorite Actor: Robert DuVall
Favorte Pastimes: Fishing, and his new granddaughter
Favorite Quote: "I feel more like I do now than I did a little while ago."
About WTIP, Norman says "The best thing that's happened for all Cook County Residents!"
Favorite Food: a good steak
Favorite music: Dick enjoys lots of different kinds of music, but mostly country or bluegrass.
Favorite Male Singer: Bob Dylan (he adds "I'm a product of the 60's")
Favorite Female Singer: Faith Hill
Favorite Actress: Sandra Bullock
Favorite Actors: Denzel Washington and Harrison Ford
Favorite Pastimes: Hunting, Fishing and his grandchildren
Something interesting about Dick you might not know...He was a deputy for 28 years so people perceive him as a gruff looking person, but he enjoys spending some of his free time writing song lyrics and poetry, and has even had 2 or 3 poems published!
Favorite Quote: "You've got to love your kids enough to let them hate you for a while." Carol Burnett
About WTIP, Dick says "A communication venue that I thought I'd never see in Cook County."