Saying it's time to "return to the street for some reporting," veteran news anchor Mark Suppelsa is giving up his side job on Eric Ferguson and Kathy Hart's top-rated morning show on Bonneville International hot adult-contemporary WTMX-FM (101.9).
We have been documenting our WBEZ City Room in action during breaking news and today was a big one. When the news came down that Mayor Daley would not seek another term as mayor, Andrew Gill grabbed the cameras and documented our newsroom in action, including the lead-up to the live broadcast during today's All Things Considered. It's like the West Wing, but public radio.
I make a lot of mistakes. I didn’t know how to work in the advertising; I had to learn how to advertise. I had to learn how to do my menus. I had to learn how to be in the Internet. Now I’m in the Internet and I have my own webpage. So, I mean, think I’m gonna make it. I think it is going to be OK. They say it takes a little time.
Veteran Chicago sportscaster Lou Canellis, who's been handling morning sports duties and Bears football coverage for WFLD-Channel 32, has been promoted to main sports anchor at the Fox-owned station.
In moving up to the 9 p.m. newscast anchored by Bob Sirott and Robin Robinson, Canellis succeeds Corey McPherrin, who shifted last month to hosting "Good Day Chicago" with Anna Davlantes from 7 to 10 a.m. weekdays.‚ The new deal for Canellis, via agent Steve Mandell, calls for him to appear on the 9 p.m. newscast Sundays through Thursdays, and host "The Final Word" at 10 p.m. Sundays.
I've got three words for you: deep. fried. pork. While everyone in the food world is nuts for all things trayf these days, the folks at Don Pedro in Pilsen were way ahead of the curve. Step through these hallowed doors, and see why people wait in line each morning for their weekly (or daily) fix of soft, crispy, glistening, juicy, tender pork with all the fixin's.