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Talent Profile: Wayne Larrivee, Play-By-Play Announcer, Big Ten Network

Athens, GA (Dec 9, 2007) - Wayne Larrivee is Play-by-Play Announcer for The Big Ten Network. This is his profile as published by The Big Ten Network.

The award-winning Wayne Larrivee was named as a play-by-play announcer for the Big Ten Network in July 2007. Larrivee is currently the play-by-play announcer for the Chicago Bulls on WGN-TV and the radio play-by-play announcer for the Green Bay Packers. Previously, Larrivee called games for the Chicago Bears for fourteen seasons in addition to games for the Chicago Cubs and Kansas City Chiefs.

Larrivee has also announced Big Ten Conference football and basketball for ESPN. He has won several awards, including a Midwest Emmy in 1997 for Bulls play-by-play announcing, the Illinois Sportscaster of the year award by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters in 1998, and is a five-time winner of the Silver Dome Award for Best Radio Football Play-by-Play from the Illinois Broadcasters Assocation.

Larrivee received his degree in mass communications from Emerson College in Boston, Mass. He and his wife Julie have two sons.

Photograph courtesy of The Big Ten Network.

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