Former WLS Reporter Jesse Kirsch Joins NBC News

By Kevin Eck 

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WLS reporter Jesse Kirsch is joining NBC News as a weekend correspondent based in Cleveland, Ohio.

The move was announced by David Verdi, executive vp of Global Newsgathering for NBC News. Kirsch will report across all NBC News and MSNBC platforms.

Kirsch left the Chicago ABC owned station in November after starting his career as the station’s first digital reporter in 2017. He started working as a general assignment reporter two years later.