Jim Leach is a lifelong Springfield resident whose first radio gig was at News/Talk 970 WMAY — back in 1983. After a stint as a reporter at WICS-Channel 20, he rejoined the station part-time in 1990, and began working there full-time in 1995. A year later, he began hosting his daily talk show.
These days, Jim serves as News Director of News/Talk 970 WMAY & entertains listeners on the drive home with his unique blend of fiery conversation, news-making interviews, hard-hitting facts and unbridled opinion.
Jim is a multiple winner of the Illinois Broadcasters Association Silver Dome Award and the Illinois Times Readers’ Choice Award.
Jim Leach Show Podcasts
A couple members of the cast of “Sweeney Todd” at the Muni stop by the Jim Leach show to talk about the upcoming production.
Jim Leach tackles all the conspiracy theories out there about why no charges were brought up against Hillary Clinton as it pertains to her emails and private server.