An Evanston native, K.C. Johnson joined the Tribune in 1990 after playing Division III basketball at Beloit (Wis.) College and covering high school sports and minor league baseball for the Beloit Daily News. He covered the Bulls’ second three-peat from 1996-98 for the Tribune’s website. After two seasons covering the Blackhawks and NHL, Johnson has been back on the Bulls full-time since 2000, save for a one-season assignment on the Bears in 2005. In between arenas, Johnson enjoys attending live music.