OLD Media Moves

Ruxton joins “Business First AM” in Chicago

May 4, 2018

Posted by Chris Roush

Steve Ruxton
Steve Ruxton

Steve Ruxton, former host of Weigel Broadcasting’s “Stock Market Observer” and “WebFN,” has returned to financial journalism as reporter and fill-in anchor on “Business First AM,” the Chicago-based syndicated financial news show hosted by Angela Miles, reports Robert Feder.

Feder writes, “Ruxton most recently was a freelance news anchor and reporter for Tribune Broadcasting news/talk WGN 720-AM, and worked on the public relations staff of the Illinois Secretary of State.”

From 1992 to 2003, Ruxton was a business news anchor, editor and reporter for the on-line financial news channel WebFN and two Chicago market television stations. D

His duties included writing and delivering on-air reports analyzing the financial markets and economic trends; field reporting, including live reports from Chicago’s financial exchanges; co-host of the national radio program E-Trade Financial Daily and producing and hosting interview programs featuring guests in the areas of business, technology, politics and community affairs.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from Ohio University.

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