Amid Changes, Chicago’s WFLD Cuts Sports Anchor

By Andrew Gauthier 

Robert Feder

On the day WFLD-Channel 32 confirmed the exclusive here that Corey McPherrin would be switching from evening sports anchor to morning news co-host, the Fox-owned station put out the word that his slot on the 9 p.m. weeknight newscast would be filled–at least for the foreseeable future– by weekend sports anchor Jill Carlson.

The Tribune reported it. The Sun-Times reported it. Chicagoland Radio and Media reported it. Even I reported it.

Wrong. Wrong. Wrong. Wrong.

On Friday, Carlson was notified that she’s on her way out. More…

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