Walter Cade To Lead Sales For NBCU Local Chicago

The veteran Chicago-area sports and media executive will continue leading sales partnership development for WMAQ-WSNS and NBC Sports Chicago.


WMAQ And WSNS Chicago Examine Sex Assaults Over Six Years: What They Found

NBC’s WMAQ and WSNS Chicago, are airing a three-part series tonight through Wednesday night at 10, that reveals the results of a six-month investigation that examined every sexual assault case, more than 21,000, reported to the Chicago Police Dept. over the last six years.

NBC Chicago Stations WMAQ, WSNS To Air News Series On Artificial Intelligence

Local News Close-Up: Chicago Is The City Of Big Stories

General managers say there are some 77 distinct neighborhoods in Chicago, from River North to Pilsen to Bronzeville, and it helps to have reporters — not to mention producers, news directors and general managers — who know the market’s political layout, weather and customs.

NBC Chicago To Highlight LGBTQIA+ Conversations In New Series ‘It’s Ok To Ask Questions’ Starting June 8

In honor of Pride month, NBC Chicago’s new original five-part series It’s Ok to Ask Questions will debut Thursday, June 8, at 7 p.m. on NBC Chicago’s 24/7 streaming news channel. Every […]

Sally Ramirez Named WMAQ-WSNS SVP Of News, Akemi Harrison Promoted To News Director

Ramirez ascends to newly created role leading news operations at the NBC-Telemundo duopoly in Chicago, with Akemi Harrison promoted to news director.

WMAQ Chicago Adds Matt Knutson As VP Of Multiplatform Content

Matt Knutson will join Chicago NBC-owned WMAQ as the vice president of multiplatform content beginning Monday, Aug. 15. In this role, he will spearhead the strategy and development of non-news content across NBC’s  three owned platforms (WMAQ-WSNS-NBC Sports Chicago) and streaming apps.


WMAQ-WSNS Begin Grant Process For Chicago Nonprofits

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.

Sports Reporter-Anchor Hector Lozano Joins WSNS Chicago

Héctor Lozano Joins WSNS Telemundo Chicago As Sports Anchor

Telemundo Chicago, WSNS, has hired Héctor Lozano as sports co-anchor and reporter for the station’s 5 and 10 p.m. editions of Noticiero Telemundo Chicago. His first day on-air will be […]


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-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 […]


Reporter Hernan Fratto Joins WSNS Chicago

Telemundo-owned WSNS Chicago (DMA 3) today named Hernán Fratto reporter for Noticiero Telemundo Chicago, the station’s local weekday newscast that airs at 4, 4:30, 5 and 10 p.m. He will make […]


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.


News Staff Changes At WSNS Chicago

Telemundo-owned WSNS Chicago (DMA 3) said today that Irene Sanchez has joined the station as a news reporter. She will be reporting for its weekday newscasts Noticiero Telemundo Chicago at 4, 4:30, […]


WSNS To Add 4 P.M. Weekday Newscast

Telemundo’s Chicago outlet will debut the new broadcast on Sept. 26 with Anabel Monge and Alfonso Gutierrez as co-anchors.



WSNS Chicago Launches Consumer Unit

WSNS is the ninth Telemundo-owned station to launch a Telemundo Responde unit charged with speaking up for consumers who have been wronged.


Reporter Jorge Enrique De Santiago Joins WSNS


Sportscaster Rodrigo Arana Joins WSNS Chicago

NBCUniversal’s Telemundo affiliate WSNS Chicago today named Rodrigo Arana sports anchor for Noticiero Telemundo Chicago at 5 and 10 p.m. Arana, who will join the station in December, will team […]


Ex-WSNS Chicago Anchor Sues Over Firing


Anchor Anabel Monge Joins WSNS Chicago


Anabel Monge Joins WSNS As Co-Anchor

Telemundo affiliate WSNS Chicago (DMA 3) named Anabel Monge co-anchor of Noticiero Telemundo Chicago at 5 and 10 p.m. Monge, who will join the station in October, will team with […]


Edna Schmidt Joins WSNS Chicago As Co-Anchor

NBC-owned Telemundo affiliate WSNS Chicago (DMA 3) on Monday announced that Edna Schmidt has been named co-anchor for Noticiero Telemundo Chicago’s 5 and 10 p.m. editions, effective immediately.  She will […]


Telemundo Taps McDonnell As WSNS GM

NBC moves Chris McDonnell from sales/marketing VP at KXAS Dallas to lead its Spanish-language outlet in Chicago.