Richard Roeper, star columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times, author and nationally known movie critic, is about to add another title to his credits: Chicago radio talk host. He's joining news/talk WLS-AM (890) as Roe Conn's afternoon show partner.
Roeper, 50, will start on the Citadel Broadcasting station April 12. Airing from 2 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, the program will officially be called "The Roe Conn Show with Richard Roeper," but Michael Damsky, president and general manager of WLS, said: "I anticipate that we'll hear a lot of the shorthand "ËœRoe and Roeper.' "