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

Dick Kay, Longtime WMAQ Chicago Political Reporter, Dies At 84

Kevin Cross Named WMAQ-WSNS Chicago GM

He’s adding oversite of the NBC-Telemundo duopoly to his current responsibilities as GM of NBC Sports Chicago beginning June 1.

WMAQ GM David Doebler To Retire

David Doebler announced Tuesday that he plans to retire as president and general manager of NBC O&O WMAQ and Telemundo’s WSNS Chicago at the end of June. Both stations are units of Comcast NBCUniversal. Doebler, 59, told employees in an email that he’s voluntarily stepping down to spend time with his wife.

WMAQ Hires Reporter Vi Nguyen From WBBM

WMAQ’s Carol Marin Bowing Out Of TV News

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WMAQ Chicago Explores Systematic Roots Of Racism

WMAQ Adds Stefan Holt To Weekday Anchor Lineup

NBC-owned WMAQ Chicago (DMA 3) today announced a series of changes to its weekday midday, afternoon and evening anchor lineup. Anchor Stefan Holt will return to WMAQ in early October to anchor NBC 5 News at 4 p.m. and 10 p.m. on weekdays, alongside Marion Brooks and Allison Rosati, respectively. Anchor Robert Stafford, the current 10 p.m. co-anchor […]

WMAQ Adds New Morning Anchor

WMAQ Chicago Sets New Mornings, Weekend Anchor Lineup

NBC-owned WMAQ Chicago (DMA 3) today announced a series of changes behind the anchor desk Michelle Relerford will join Zoraida Sambolin as anchor weekdays on NBC 5 News Today. She is a Chicago native who has anchored the WMAQ weekend news for the past three years. A graduate of Chicago’s Whitney Young High School and the […]

WMAQ Apologizes For Mixing Up Aurora Police Departments

WMAQ To Stick With Michelle Relerford As Solo Weekend Anchor

DMA 3: CHICAGO

Layoffs In The Air At NBCU’s WMAQ, WSNS

Faced with unprecedented plunges in advertising revenue at NBC-owned WMAQ Chicago and Telemundo WSNS, employees of the two NBCUniversal stations are bracing for imminent layoffs. At a virtual town hall last week, David Doebler, president and GM of the stations, announced the staff reduction plans in response to the coronavirus shutdown. Doebler, who did not say how many positions would be affected, declined to comment further.

WMAQ’s Siafa Lewis Breaks Out Of Sports Box

WMAQ Doubles Up On Morning Weather

DMA 3: CHICAGO

WMAQ Anchor Sues Over Blood Disease

‘Chicago Today’ To Premiere Sept. 6 On WMAQ

On Friday, Sept. 6, NBC-owned WMAQ Chicago (DMA 3) will debut audiences Chicago Today, a new, live 30-minute show that will air Fridays at 11:30 a.m., growing to Monday through Friday, and featuring top places to eat, play, and relax. Hosted by Cortney Hall and Matthew Rodrigues, the show will also highlight inspiring stories of everyday people […]

DMA 3: CHICAGO

Courtney Hall Leaves WGN For (Probably) WMAQ

DMA 3: CHICAGO

Whatever Happened To WMAQ’s Peggy Kusinski?

DMA 3: CHICAGO

Colleagues Pulling For ‘Chicago Treasure’ Art Norman

DMA 3: CHICAGO

WMAQ Sportscaster Peggy Kusinski Wins Lardner Award

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WMAQ’s News Chopper Is Above It All

DMAS 36 & 3

WDJT’s Kate Chappell Leaves For WMAQ

DMA 3: CHICAGO

WMAQ Names Katie Kim Weekend Anchor

DMA 3: CHICAGO

WMAQ Stands By Story On Cardinal Cupich

DMA 3: CHICAGO

WMAQ-WSNS To Host Dem. Gubernatorial Forum

NBC-owned WMAQ and Telemundo’s WSNS, both Chicago (DMA 3), will partner with the Union League Club of Chicago and the Chicago Urban League to host the first televised 2018 Illinois Democratic Gubernatorial Forum on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, at 6 p.m. The hour-long forum, broadcast from the NBC Tower, will be moderated by WMAQ Political […]

DMA 3: CHICAGO

WLS, WMAQ To Square Off On New Year’s Eve

Ill. Broadcasters Assoc. Elects Frank Whittaker Chair

DMA 3: CHICAGO

WMAQ Adds Patrick Fazio As Anchor-Reporter

DMA 3: CHICAGO

WGN’s Lyons Tops ‘Most Powerful Women’ List

DMA 3: CHICAGO

Weekend Anchor Lauren Jiggetts Leaves WMAQ

DMA 3: CHICAGO

WMAQ Adds Tracy Davis As Asst. News Director

DMA 3

Chicago Sweeps: WLS Wins, WMAQ, WGN Gain

DMA 3: CHICAGO

WMAQ’s Rob Stafford Getting Marrow Transplant

DMA 3: CHICAGO

WMAQ Ups Siafa Lewis To Lead Sports Anchor

DMA 3: CHICAGO

WMAQ’s Mike Adamle Diagnosed With Dementia

DMA 3: CHICAGO

WMAQ’s Adamle To Reveal His Medical Condition

DMA 3: CHICAGO

WMAQ Boss Adds Oversight Of WSNS

NBCUniversal has combined management of its two TV stations in Chicago, with WMAQ GM David Doebler now overseeing both the O&O and its Spanish-language Telemundo sister station, WSNS.

DMA 16: MIAMI

Juarez Named WTVJ-WSCV Digital Director

Debra Juarez, who guided the expansion and resurgence of WMAQ Chicago during five years as news director, is leaving the NBC O&O to head digital operations for two of the parent company’s stations in Miami.

DMA 3: CHICAGO

WMAQ Sportscaster Kusinski Shifting Gears