Kevin Jackman is a Sports Anchor at CBS-Radio WBBM 780 and 105.9FM, as well as Host and Producer of North Central College Sports at Naperville Community Televsion Channel 17. He joined both stations in the fall of 2015.
Previously, Jackman has called games for an independent baseball team, the Schaumburg Boomers, for two seasons. While in Schaumburg, the Boomers won the 2014 Frontier League Championship with Jackman alongside fellow North Central alum, Tim Calderwood, in the booth.
Jackman is a graduate of North Central College, serving as the Sports Director for two years as a sophomore and junior, and as Station Manager his senior year. As the lead play by play announcer, Jackman broadcasted some of the biggest games in North Central’s history including the football team’s semifinal appearance against Mount Union and the Men’s Basketball team’s journey to both the Sweet 16 and Final Four.
Jackman is from Glenview and graduated from Glenbrook South. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in Broadcast Communication and Interactive Media Studies from North Central in 2014.
When not behind a mic or in front of a camera, Jackman spends his time concocting new recipes in the kitchen, getting frustrated on the golf course and getting pummeled in fantasy sports.
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