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Good Karma Brands Celebrates 25 Years of “ESPN 1000”

Good Karma Brands is celebrating the 25th anniversary of “ESPN Chicago” (WMVP-AM, Chicago) with a sold-out live broadcast tomorrow (3/24) from 12:00 noon to 6:00 pm at the House of Blues in downtown Chicago. Good Karma SVP Keith Williams says, “When GKB purchased ‘ESPN 1000,’ we knew the incredible impact of the station and its most notable figures have had in the Chicagoland area. The standout moments over the last 25 years are endless, and we are excited to celebrate with our partners, fans and teammates at the House of Blues.” Those scheduled to appear at the live broadcast include former Chicago Bears kicker Robbie Gould, former Chicago Bears quarterback and past guest of “Waddle & Silvy,” Jay Cutler, Chicago native and American musician Billy Corgan, ESPN analyst and co-host of “Pardon the Interruption,” Michael Wilbon, and ESPN reporter, host, and television personality Sarah Spain. “ESPN 1000” director of content Danny Zederman adds, “‘ESPN 1000’ is thrilled to host the station’s biggest names and most impactful people in one room on Friday to celebrate 25 years. We will look back at our success and also look forward to our exciting future as the home of the Chicago Bears and the Chicago White Sox.”