Fran has worked in radio and television since 1973, serving as sports anchor, reporter and weekend morning anchor.
Fran was born in Boston, Massachusetts and graduated with honors from Emerson College in Boston. During his career, Fran has been honored with a United Press International award for Feature Sports Story and Best Sports Reporting in Illinois. Fran also received recognition from Associated Press in 1996 for Best Feature Reporting. He also received the Wilbur Foundation Award in 2006 and 2007, which is a national recognition by the Religious Communicators Council.
In his free time he enjoys golf, ice skating and reading. Fran teaches Sunday School and speaks on behalf of “Youth For Christ” and “Fellowship of Christian Athletes.”
Fran has one daughter, Andrea, and is married to Marilyn-Korthaus-Riley.
Together, Fran and Marilyn speak at several area churches, as well.
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