Top of the Morning, Oct. 10, 2017

Top of the Morning, Oct. 10, 2017

On Tuesdays, we'll introduce the kids behind "High School Confidential." Today: Urbana's JOEY WRIGHT, a 17-year-old senior who has a bright future in this business. He broadcasts and announces many Urbana high school and middle school athletic events as well as handling morning announcements.

On Thursday, Wright will take over The News-Gazette's Snapchat account to give us a tour of Urbana on a school day. Follow along by searching for "news-gazette."

Here's more on Joey:

On Twitter: @Joey_Wright99

On Instagram: @joey_wright99

Next year, I'll be ... attending college in pursuit of a career in sports broadcasting.

In 10 years, I'll be ... continuing my broadcasting career as I work my way up the ladder in the field.

Online audience

What was trending last week at, which in a seven-day period ending Sunday saw 1,095,442 page views:


1. Superseding indictment: Christensen charged with kidnapping resulting in scholar's death

2. Woman dies in I-74 crash

3. Champaign pedestrian killed


1. High school football scoreboard: Oct. 6-7, 2017

2. Castleton opts for Wolverines, not Illini

3. Conditt's pick leaves Illini in limbo down low


1. Video from the first moments of the Las Vegas Shooting

2. Game of the Week: Twin City Cross Country Meet

3. Prep football 2017: Week 7 Helmet Stickers


1. Forty Under 40 Happy Hour 2017

2. Champaign Cityscape 2017

3. HS Cross Country: Twin City 2017

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