Air Staff: Luc Anthony

"Luc & The Captain" Co-Host/Wednesday Morning Contributor & Back-Up Regular Co-Host of "790 Today"



Luc Anthony is the co-host of "Luc & The Captain" with Dan Kasper on 790 WAYY, as well as a "790 Today" Wednesday morning guest contributor from 7:30 - 9:30 with John & Bob, plus John's backup in the host chair.  Luc's been a member of the 790 WAYY team since 2001 in various roles.  You could say Luc's grown-up with the station;  his father, WBA Hall Of Famer John Hoffland, was News Director for WAYY combined with WAXX and WEAU 13 in the early 1980s when Luc was a young kid.  Luc's a longtime Eau Claire resident and Luther College graduate, and currently serves as the sports columnist ("Athletic Aesthetic") for Volume One in Eau Claire.  He has called play-by-play for assorted sports at college and in the Eau Claire area off and on since the late 1990s, and also hosted "Sportsvue" on Community Television from 2001-07 and on ESPN 1150 from 2007-10 and 2013-14.  You can hear Luc as well on sister station Bob FM 99.9 from 6-9 a.m. weekday mornings.

Luc's Line

Luc's Line

Luc Anthony's perspective.
  • Clear Water, Moving Forward

    There's a sense of forward motion in Eau Claire, the likes of which I have never felt. Read More
  • Socially Engineered For The Better

    July 2nd marked the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act Of 1964.  Discrimination was outlawed if by race, or color, or sex, or religion.  Regardless of our ideology, we can all agree that this was a good piece of legislation in our nation's history, correcting obvious societal wrongs.  It was a good example engineering. Read More
  • Walker Will Get This Done

    The announcement by Governor Walker of his support for the Confluence Project brought to mind a quote from F. Scott Fitzgerald.  The quote goes as follows:  "The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function." Read More
  • We Can All Just Get Along

    A few weeks ago, I was walking out of an area convenience store when someone held open a door for me while on my way out holding a couple bags.  The man then recognized me from being on the radio here on 790 WAYY, saying "You're that liberal from the radio!"  With a smile and a laugh.  We joked a bit, and I was on my way; that made my day. Read More
  • Dividing Wisconsin

    Definitely worth a read:  the recent series by the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel called "Dividing Lines" on the political polarization of Wisconsin.  The main focus is on the Milwaukee metropolitan area, and the stark difference between the passionately Democratic Milwaukee County, and the equally passionate Republican Waukesha, Ozaukee and Washington Counties.  What does this mean for us? Read More

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