WGN-TV News Promotes Erik Runge And Shannon Halligan

Shannon Halligan and Erik Runge, both currently reporting on WGN News, have been promoted to full-time general assignment reporters effective immediately, according to Dominick Stasi, WGN-TV news director. “Erik will be reporting for WGN Morning News and WGN Midday News, and Shannon will be traffic reporter for WGN Evening News while also reporting for later […]

Rob Sneed Joins WGN As General Assignment Reporter

Nexstar Media Group’s independent WGN-TV Chicago (DMA 3) has hired Rob Sneed as a general assignment reporter effective July 8. He joins from WCMH Columbus, Ohio, where he spent more than three years working on breaking news as well as uncovering issues in the community and working to find resolutions. He’s a recipient of the […]

WGN To Host Statewide Coronavirus Virtual Town Hall

Chicago Viewers Shift TV News Habits In May

WGN Chicago Names First Female Anchor Team

WGN-TV Anchor Steve Sanders To Retire

DMA 3: CHICAGO

Sheldon Cooper, WGN & Tribune Exec, Dies

Over a distinguished career that started in the early days of television, Sheldon Cooper left a lasting impression on Chicago broadcasting as general manager of WGN-TV and founding president of Tribune Entertainment. He died Jan. 19 at age 93. (NATAS Chicago/Kathleen Virginia Photography)

DMA 3: CHICAGO

WGN-TV Names Dominick Stasi News Director

The Nexstar independent in Chicago promotes its executive producer to take over the news department following Jennifer Lyons’ move to lead WGN America’s new national primetime News Nation.

WGN Adds More Local News And Programming

Beginning Saturday, Jan. 11, Nexstar’s WGN Chicago (DMA 3) expands its slate of news and adds local programming: The Saturday edition of WGN Weekend Morning News expands to three hours airing at 7-10 a.m. with anchors Sean Lewis and Tonya Francisco. WGN Weekend News at Ten premieres weekends at 10-10:30 p.m. with anchors Jackie Bange […]

WGN Morning Anchors Shut Down Pregnancy Fashion Haters

Cars Loaded With Food Descend On WGN’s Studios

WGN Says Goodbye To Wrigley After 71 Years

WGN-TV in Chicago on Saturday broadcast its last game from Wrigley Field as the station’s 71-year relationship with the Chicago Cubs approaches its end. The station will broadcast two more Cubs games before the season ends, one from Pittsburgh and one from St. Louis.

DMA 3: CHICAGO

WGN’s ‘Sweetness’ Special Scores In Primetime

DMA 3: CHICAGO

Courtney Hall Leaves WGN For (Probably) WMAQ

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WGN’s 18th ‘Back-To-School Kids Fair’ Tomorrow

DMA 3: CHICAGO

WGN Chicago Pulls ‘Man Of The People’

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WGN’s Outrageous Morning News Grows In Popularity

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WGN’s Wild Welcome For Nexstar Brass

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Chicago’s WGN Tells Its February Sweeps Story

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Hey Bozo, WGN’s Airing A 50-Year Old Kid’s Show

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Sign Of Spring: WGN Reveals Cubs TV Schedule

DMA 3: CHICAGO

WGN Special Unearths Original ‘Bozo’s Circus’ Bits

MARKET SHARE | 3: CHICAGO

WGN Airing ‘Sold for Sex’ Special Tonight

DMA 3: CHICAGO

WGN Chicago Presenting Mayoral Forum

Tribune-owned independent WGN-TV Chicago (DMA 3) will air a Chicago mayoral candidates forum this Thursday, Jan. 10, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. live from Steinmetz College Prep in Chicago. WGN News anchors Lourdes Duarte and Tahman Bradley will moderate the forum of current candidates running to be the next mayor of Chicago. The event is being […]

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WGN Drive-Up Toy Campaign Starts Tomorrow Morning

DMA 3: CHICAGO

Tribune Media Offers Buyouts To WGN Staff

Voluntary buyouts are being offered to employees of WGN-TV Chicago and news/talk WGN-AM as part of a year-end staff reduction throughout parent company Tribune Media. The move comes despite an 11% increase in third quarter revenues and a “strong operational year” for the company.

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‘WGN Morning News’ Moves To Primetime

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WGN Airing ‘Backstory With Larry Potash’ Sundays

DMA 3: CHICAGO

WGN’s Potash To Host ‘Backstory’ History Series

DMA 3: CHICAGO

Jennifer Lyons Returns As WGN News Director

Only weeks after she resigned as news director of WGN Chicago and CLTV, Jennifer Lyons has reclaimed her old job at the Tribune Broadcasting operations.

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WGN Holds Free Back-To-School Kids Fair

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WGN Celebrates 40 Years Of Tom Skilling

DMA 3: CHICAGO

WGN News Director Jennifer Lyons Resigns

Jennifer Lyons, a much loved and respected leader who guided Chicago’s busiest television news operation to the top of the ratings, announced her resignation Tuesday as news director of Tribune Broadcasting’s WGN-TV and CLTV.

DMA 3: CHICAGO

WGN Viewer: Stop Thanking Reporters — It’s Their Job

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WGN’s Morning News Throws A Block Party

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WGN Celebrates 70 Year As ‘Chicago’s Very Own’

WGN Goes Flat, Angular In New Sports Graphics

DMA 3

WGN Chicago To Celebrate 70 Years On Air

DMAS 22 & 3

KGW’s Joe Donlon Likely To Join WGN

DMA 3

No New Anchor In Sight For WGN Chicago