Sirott Poised to Return to Chicago TV with WFLD

By Andrew Gauthier 

Chicago Tribune

Bob Sirott, the long-time Chicago radio host and former anchor for WMAQ-Ch. 5, WTTW-Ch. 11 and WFLD-Ch. 32, is poised to to return to Fox-owned Channel 32 as replacement for 9 p.m. co-anchor Jeff Goldblatt.

Sources say the long-anticipated deal is imminent, although there obviously remain details to be worked out. A WFLD spokeswoman said Wednesday that the station has no announcement to make at present. Sirott’s agent, Steve Mandell, had no comment.


WFLD’s spokeswoman did confirm that Channel 32 reporter Lilia Chacon’s last day on the air is set for Friday. More…