Bill Gleason is an icon in Chicago as a media journalist. He has been a gifted writer for the Herald American, Sun Times. a – Southtown Economist for over 50 years. But – be best known for being on camera… “The Sportswriters on TV” is an opening line that we have heard 200 times. Usually with a cigar and opinionated he is speaking on behalf of Chicagoans as though they were with him in a bar.