The quintessential journalist spanning over 67 years, Bob Brooks’ passion for sports has lead him to cover everything from high school athletics to the Olympics. Bob’s “folksy” yet professional manner puts everyone instantly at ease, even if in the back of one’s mind you know you are in the presence of greatness! Bob is a ten time winner of the Iowa Sportscaster of the Year Award, and was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in South Bend, Indiana in 2004.
Bob’s sports reports can be heard weekday afternoons at 4:50 and 5:50.
Bob and his wife Susie have one son, Rob, who has followed in his father’s footsteps and is the sideline reporter for University of Iowa Hawkeye football. Susie is a successful real estate agent.