Chicago TV Veteran Set to Anchor WFLD’s Weekends

By Andrew Gauthier 

Robert Feder

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. He’s been filling in as anchor of the two newscasts since the recent departures of Byron Harlan and Nancy Pender, whose contracts were not renewed.


If all goes as planned, insiders said, the weekend newscasts would feature Yellen More…