Just as Phil Rosenthal tipped last month, Tribune Co.-owned WGN-Channel 9 is getting back into the weekend morning news business.Channel 9 announced Tuesday that it will air an hourlong newscast at 6 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays, starting the weekend of Oct. 2.
I can't say I recall Bill Bungeroth as a particularly hilarious guy during the five years he ran WPNT here in the '90s (although he did have the good fortune to employ humorists‚ Steve Cochran and Fred Winston as the station's morning personalities). Smart businessman? Yes. Funny? No.
After 15 months as executive director of the Better Government Association, Andy Shaw hit the jackpot this week with the hiring of three celebrated Chicago journalists to lead the nonprofit watchdog group's expanded investigative unit.
Teri Goudie While Chuck Goudie and Rob Stafford compete for viewers on rival television stations in Chicago, their wives are collaborating on a perilous mission halfway around the world -- and nearly 20,000 feet above sea level.
After 27 years in Chicago television as a top investigative journalist, Larry Yellen is about to add news anchor to his resume.Nothing is official yet, but WFLD-Channel 32 is close to finalizing a deal to name Yellen solo anchor of its Saturday and Sunday 9 p.m. newscasts.
Last fall Roe Conn was being given up for dead.‚ Ratings for his weekday afternoon show on Citadel Broadcasting news/talk WLS-AM (890) were so low that some critics were confidently predicting his imminent demise.The Sun-Times' Lewis Lazare cited unnamed "observers in the local radi