Chicago superstation WGN-TV station hires Vickery as traffic reporter

The following excerpt was sent out from Nexstar’s independent WGN-TV Ch. 9 in Chicago has hired Brhett Vickery as traffic reporter, beginning Dec. 11. She replaces Sarah Jindra, who is now co-host of the new WGN afternoon show, Spotlight Chicago. Before joining WGN, Vickery spent nearly three years as a reporter at WITI Milwaukee, first […]

Veteran Chicago TV station meteorologist Skilling to retire early next year

The following excerpt was sent out from Editor & Publisher: Tom Skilling, who has defined the gold standard of being a TV meteorologist and has been forecasting the weather on WGN-TV for the past 45 years, announced on WGN Evening News that he will retire on Feb. 28, 2024. “If you had told young Tom […]

Chicago Tribune hires Charles as police reporter

Sam Charles has joined the Chicago Tribune as a reporter to cover the Chicago police department and other criminal justice topics. Recently, Charles was an investigative producer at Nexstar-owned WGN-TV Ch.9, in Chicago. Before that, he reported for eight years at the Tribune. Charles has a B.A. in journalism from Columbia College Chicago. You can […]