Casual Fridays with Jerry Davich. My first Chicago Public Radio (FM) Interview



The popular Post-Tribune columnist hosts an hour of local issues and lighthearted conversation.  Jerry Davich will interview Ross Rosenberg, the author of the Human Magnet Syndrome.

Tune in to the Chicago FM radio station 89.1 FM on Friday June 7th at 12:15pm!   

Listen to the Interview: CLICK HERE

Read Jerry’s Post-Tribune article about the book: CLICK HERE

About the Show and Radio Station:

“Casual Fridays,” explores hard-hitting issues, light-hearted banter, and on-air chats with Northwest Indiana movers, shakers, and memory-makers. It also features benchmark segments such as “Jerry’s Weekly Rant,” “The Mondagreen Song Minute,” “Karen’s Big But,” “The Art of Facebook,” and a sampling of readers’ and listeners’ voice mail messages called “What’s Your Hang-up?”   

The show airs each Friday at noon on Lakeshore Public Radio, WLPR, 89.1-FM, streaming live at, with rebroadcasts each Friday at 6 p.m.

About Jerry Davich: 

Jerry Davich has written thousands of stories, columns, and articles about myriad issues, people, and situations – including the last days of a woman with terminal cancer in a hospice; flying upside down in a U.S. Thunderbirds fighter jet at 9.2 Gs; visiting ground zero in New York City just days after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks; witnessing a coroner perform an autopsy; and skydiving out of a plane with a tape recorder in hand.

Still, his goals remain the same: To shine a light on society’s darkest corners, to offer a voice to the voiceless and to profile ordinary people under extraordinary circumstances.

Along the way, Jerry has won more than 45 state or national awards from various journalism organizations and he has recently completed his first book, “Connections: Everyone Happens for a Reason” ( He also offers public presentations, radio stints and guest lectures across the region.

Jerry has written columns for the Post-Tribune since 2006. A Gary, Ind., native, the father of two lives in Portage, Ind., and never leaves home without his pen, his notebook and, most importantly, his curiosity.

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