Chicago Police Search For Man Who Pointed Gun At WFLD Crew During A Live Report

Around 7 a.m. Wednesday at the corner of Clark and Hubbard, while the crew was in the middle of a live report about Chicago gun violence, a man walked up and pointed what appeared to be a firearm at the crew. Police are calling this man a person of interest, accused of aggravated assault with a firearm.

Cassie Carlson Joins Sports Team At WFLD Chicago

Sports Anchor-Reporter Kaitlin Sharkey Out At WFLD Chicago

Anita Blanton Joins WFLD’s ‘Good Day Chicago’

Fox-owned WFLD Chicago has named Anita Blanton an anchor on Good Day Chicago, effective April 4. Most recently, she was evening anchor for WAVY Norfolk, Va. Previously, she was the morning anchor at KOCO Oklahoma City. Prior to that, Blanton was a reporter for WRIC Richmond, Va., and before that, KWTX Waco, Texas. She started […]

WFLD Chicago Secondary Studio Provides Bustling View Of City

Emily Wahls Named WFLD Chief Meteorologist

Fox-owned WFLD Chicago has appointed Emily Wahls chief meteorologist. Beginning Sept. 27 she will report the weather for the station’s weekday 4 p.m., 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. newscasts. Most recently, Wahls was chief meteorologist of WILX Lansing, Mich. Prior to that, she spent seven years in various roles at WLNS Lansing, from fill-in meteorologist, to […]

As Viewers Vanish, Chicago’s Late-News Ratings Race Ends In Photo Finish

Nate Rodgers Joins WFLD Chicago News

DMA 3: CHICAGO

WFLD Chicago To Debut ‘First At Four’

The new hour-long, weekday 4 p.m. newscast debuts Aug. 3 with anchors Anthony Ponce and Sally Schulze.

WFLD Hosting Virtual Town Hall With Dick Durbin, Tammy Duckworth

Fox-owned WFLD Chicago will host a virtual town hall at 6 p.m. CT tonight with Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth, live via Zoom. Hosted by WFLD Political Editor Mike Flannery, the 30-minute special will give each senator the opportunity to address viewer questions previously submitted to the station’s Fox 32 Facebook page about the […]

Terrence Lee And Brittany Garzillo Join WFLD Chicago

Fox-owned WFLD Chicago (DMA 3) have hired Terrence Lee and Brittany Garzillo. Effective March 16, Lee will join as an anchor and reporter for various station newscasts, and Garzillo will serve as a general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor for the station. Most recently, Lee was morning anchor for WEWS Cleveland. Prior to that, he […]

DMA 3: CHICAGO

WFLD’s Larry Yellen Announces Retirement

DMA 3: CHICAGO

WFLD Chicago To Debut ‘Later With Leon’

Fox-owned WFLD Chicago (DMA 3) will premiere Later with Leon, a comedic, news-centric latenight show, on Sept. 9. Leon Rogers, who co-hosts The WGCI Morning Show, will share his opinions on current events, both local to Chicago and nationwide, with WFLD reporter Tia Ewing, who will present the facts and details of the news and […]

DMA 3: CHICAGO

WFLD Plans ‘Orange-Carpet’ Event For Bears100

DMA 3: CHICAGO

WFLD’s Kristen Nicole Leaving After Three Years

DMA 3: CHICAGO

Roseanne Tellez Joins WFLD Chicago News

Roseanne Tellez has joined Fox-owned WFLD Chicago (DMA 3) as morning anchor. Effective March 4, Tellez will anchor Good Day Chicago from 4 to 6 a.m. alongside Rafer Weigel, who is moving to this role from weekend anchor. Tellez has been an anchor/reporter in the Chicago television market for almost 25 years. She spent the […]

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WFLD Report Leads To Firing Of School Official

DMA 3

WFLD Adds Anthony Ponce To ‘Good Day Chicago’

Fox O&O WFLD Chicago (DMA 3) on Monday hired Anthony Ponce to anchor with Natalie Bomke on Good Day Chicago weekdays from 4 to 6 a.m. He starts Monday, March 19. Most recently, he created a podcast called “Backseat Rider” on the Podcast One network. It features him driving a Lyft, and interviewing passengers on a variety of […]

DMA 3

WFLD Chicago Debuts ‘Flannery Fired Up’ Tonight

Fox-owned WFLD Chicago (DMA 3) premieres a new political show on Feb. 9. Flannery Fired Up, hosted by WFLD political reporter Mike Flannery, airs tonight at 9:30 p.m. with repeats on Sunday at 8:30 a.m. The show will feature candidates running for office this election year, along with the people making news in the city […]

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WFLD Traffic Reporter Jenny Milkowski Out

DMA 3: CHICAGO

Michelle Alegria Joining WFLD As Traffic Reporter

DMA 3

Brittney Payton Joins WFLD’s ‘Good Day Chicago’

Fox O&O WFLD Chicago (DMA 3) has added Brittney Payton as a reporter on various topics for Good Day Chicago, weekdays from 6 to 10 a.m. Most recently, Payton was host of WGN-TV Chicago’s weekly food show, Chicago’s Best. Prior to that, she spent two years as a reporter and host for the Big 10 […]

DMA 3: CHICAGO

Darlene Hill Leaving WFLD Chicago After 23 Years

Darlene Hill, the 6-10 a.m. anchor of Good Day Chicago on Fox O&O WFLD Chicago (DMA 3), is leaving after 23 years at the station. Information obtained on background was that WFLD and Hill couldn’t come to terms on a new contract. Hill said: “I want to thank all of the viewers in Chicago, the […]

DMA 3: CHICAGO

WFLD Anchor Moves Raise Questions

DMA 3: CHICAGO

How WFLD Became ‘Most Engaging’

Stations don’t need to confine their news coverage to what’s happening in their backyards — on Facebook, it pays to think bigger. Last month, Fox’s Chicago O&O WFLD (Fox 32), was ranked the most engaging news publisher on Facebook in September in part by sharing national content, averaging 3.16 likes, comments and shares per user that month, according to NewsWhip.

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Richard Roeper Says Goodbye To ‘Good Day Chicago’

DMA 3

Time May Be Up For WFLD Chicago’s Darlene Hill

MARKET SHARE | DMA 3: CHICAGO

WFLD Editorial Reaches 1 Million On Facebook

DMA 3: CHICAGO

WFLD Ups Corey McPherrin To Evening Anchor

Fox-owned WFLD Chicago (DMA 3) today promoted Corey McPherrin to anchor of the 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. newscasts alongside Dawn Hasbrouck. Scott Schneider will move from weekends to replace McPherrin as anchor on Good Day Chicago. Prior to his stint on Good Day Chicago, McPherrin had anchored the station’s noon newscast. Before that, he […]

DMA 3: CHICAGO

Pregnant Newscaster Responds To Offended Viewers

DMA 3: CHICAGO

Rafer Weigel Named WFLD Weekend Anchor

Fox-owned WFLD Chicago (DMA 3) has added Rafer Weigel to its news staff. Effective Sept. 1, he will anchor the station’s Saturday and Sunday 9 p.m. newscasts and report on various weekday newscasts. Most recently, Weigel was weekday evening anchor at KTVI St. Louis. Prior to that, he was the weekend sports anchor and reporter […]

DMA 3

WFLD Chicago Losing Anchor Jeff Herndon

DMA 3: CHICAGO

WFLD’s McPherrin Recovering From Heart Surgery

DMA 3: CHICAGO

Video Walls Highlight WFLD’s New Set

DMA 3

Reporter Craig Wall Leaving WFLD Chicago

DMA 3

Kaitlin Cody Joins WFLD As Meteorologist

Fox O&O WFLD Chicago (DMA 3) has hired Kaitlin Cody as a meteorologist. Beginning in June, she will report the weather on various newscasts. Most recently, Cody was weekday morning meteorologist for WCCB Charlotte, N.C. Prior to that, she spent almost two years as a meteorologist and general assignment reporter for WCYB-WEMT Bristol, Va. Previously, […]

DMA 3: CHICAGO

WFLD’s Morning Newscast Now Begins At 4 A.M.

Effective Monday, April 10, WLFD Chicago’s Good Day Chicago will begin at 4 a.m. The program will now run from 4  to 10 a.m. With this addition, the Fox O&O now produces 51 hours of local news per week. Kristin Nicole and Natalie Bomke will anchor the expansion of the morning newscast, with Mike Caplan […]

DMA 3

WFLD Chicago Moves To Temporary Set

DMA 3: CHICAGO

World Series Game 7 A Grand Slam For WFLD

Wednesday’s deciding game of the World Series scored a 51.5 household rating/72 share on Fox O&O WFLD Chicago, according to the station, with 3,217,000 households watching the hometown Cubs beat the Cleveland Indians to win the Cubbies’ first Fall Classic since 1908. By comparison, WFLD said, Super Bowl 50 generated a 47.6/72. The first hour of WFLD’s post game and local news coverage delivered a 28.8/57. WFLD’s World Series coverage continued until 2:20 a.m. CT. Thursday.

DMA 3: CHICAGO

World Series Game 5 Hits A Homer For WFLD

Sunday’s Game 5 of the World Series scored a 42.8 household rating on Fox O&O WFLD Chicago, according to the station, with 1,482,000 households watching the hometown Cubs beat the Cleveland Indians to stay alive in the Fall Classic. WFLD said the rating was the biggest in the market since Super Bowl 50 on WBBM, which generated a 47.6 (1,648,000 households). The game also gave a boost to WFLD’s late Fox32 News Sunday, which garnered a 19.8 household rating (685,000 households).