Rick Hutchinson is a 22 year resident of Crown Point and lifetime resident of the Calumet area. He is a 1983 graduate of the School of Communications at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale with a degree in Radio-Television and a double minor in journalism and marketing.
His professional career has mostly revolved around sales and management in radio, print media, restaurant and grocery distribution over a 35 year span. During his time in broadcasting, Rick wrote, produced and performed in numerous ad campaigns, and worked as both a play by play announcer and color man for both football and baseball.
Now semi-retired, Rick works part-time as a morning prep cook and delivery driver for Langel’s Pizza in Crown Point and is very excited about joining the Corn Dogs team as the Public Address Announcer this season.
Rick has been married for 36 years to his beautiful wife, Debbie and has two grown sons, as well as two young grandsons.