Chicago Stations Flashback to 80s

By Andrew Gauthier 

Chicago Tribune

This just in… from the 1980s: Bill Kurtis, Walter Jacobson and Bob Sirott all may be headed back to local anchor duty.

It’s apparently trial-balloon season here in Chicago, where local TV stations adhere to the maxim that while those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it, those who can remember the past also may wish to repeat it strategically.


It’s still just talk in that nothing actually has been agreed to yet. Nothing has been signed. The only thing in ink, in fact, has been a Chicago Sun-Times report that a reuniting of the Kurtis-Jacobson anchor team of the 1970s and ’80s is being considered by their alma mater, WBBM-Ch. 2. More…