Chicago’s WBBM Developing Newscast for Returning Anchor

By Andrew Gauthier 

Chicago Sun-Times

WBBM-Channel 2‘s early-morning show “Monsters & Money in the Morning,” which paired Chicago Sun-Times financial columnist Terry Savage and business journalist Mike Hegedus with sports talkers Dan Jiggetts and Mike North, will end Aug. 27.

The station is developing a new, as-yet-untitled early-morning show that will debut Aug. 30. Steve Bartelstein, a native Chicagoan who had been working in New York — first for WABC-TV and then WCBS-TV — will relocate to Chicago to front the new newscast, a WBBM station spokeswoman said. The rest of the early-morning team that will work with Bartelstein is still to be determined. More…