Larry McCarren is one of the most respected and prolific television and radio sports broadcasters in Wisconsin. His 28-year career began in 1988 and includes: 24 years as anchor and sports director at WFRV-TV in Green Bay; 21 years as game analyst for WTMJ Radio in Milwaukee and the Packers Radio Network; his own long-running weekly Green Bay Packers show, currently Packers Live on WTMJ-TV and the statewide Packers TV Network, and formerly Larry McCarren’s Locker Room on WFRV-TV; co-host of The Mike McCarthy Show on WTMJ-TV and the Packers TV Network; two years as sports director at WGBA-TV in Green Bay; and currently Analyst for the Packers Media Group, and co-host of the Packers Today pregame show.
McCarren, a Chicago native, was a two-time captain at the University of Illinois before being drafted by the Packers in 1973. As a center for 12 seasons, he played in 162 consecutive games, the fourth-longest streak in team history, and was voted to two Pro Bowls. McCarren was inducted into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame in 1992. He’s also been named Wisconsin Sportscaster of the Year four times by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association.