WGN’s daily morning news show has had a decade-long ratings reign among 25-54-year-olds in Chicago. Its successful formula is a humor-laden, laid-back news take drawing on the long relationship between its veteran anchors.
TV stations owned by Weigel, Nexstar, Sinclair, Gray, Tegna, Hearst, and Sunbeam in markets all over the country are responding to help those in need in their communities with food, toys, clothing, rent assistance and even restaurants hit by the pandemic.
If I were marooned on a tropical deserted island, and had good WiFi, I could keep track of what’s happening in cities and towns all across America all the time on Facebook thanks to local TV.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for an Executive Director, Technology at WLS, the ABC O&O in Chicago.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for an executive director, technology at WLS in Chicago.
WGN has a new anchor for its evening and late night newscasts. But he’s no stranger to Chicago, as the new image campaign to welcome him to WGN makes clear.
WGN, Nexstar’s Chicago independent, is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month by featuring special stories of interest to Chicago’s Hispanic American community on WGN News at Nine.
In a new series, WMAQ will cover different topics that are deeply rooted in bias and racism. “As a journalist I feel a sense of responsibility to report stories that will hopefully inform and educate viewers about the important issues that have led to the Black Lives Matter movement,” said Marion Brooks, WMAQ’s investigative reporter.
Not many high school graduates can boast that Oprah Winfrey gave the commencement address at their graduation. But 35,000 seniors graduating from Chicago high schools will remember that Oprah was there, virtually anyway.
WLS created a video of 41 musicians, 13 dancers and one singer performing separately and then mixed them all together for a rousing performance of Frank Sinatra’s Chicago (That Toddlin’ Town).