On Feb. 28, 2024,Tom Skilling, longtime WGN meteorologist, and possibly one of Chicago’s most recognizable broadcast personalities, will retire. How do you celebrate the retirement of a meteorologist who’s been doing the forecasts on your station for 45 years? You go all in.
“It is important to call attention to Breast Cancer Awareness Month,” says Dominick Stasi, WGN Chicago’s news director. “We find it necessary to impart the latest information to our viewers, along with inspirational stories of survivors and those who make a difference in the fight.”
WGN, Nexstar’s independent station in Chicago, recently launched, WGN News Now, digital-only newscasts providing news and weather updates each weekday at 1 p.m., 2 p.m. (en Español) and 3 p.m.
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.