Veteran Anchor Returns to Chicago TV, Promises Change

By Andrew Gauthier 

Chicago Tribune

“The only thing that everybody’s in agreement on,” Bob Sirott said of the WFLD-Ch. 32 9 p.m. newscast he soon will co-anchor, “is that it won’t look the way it looks now.”

Change is in the air in television news, which is not the same as on the air in TV news. But sure as there’s “more after this,” it’s a start.

WFLD has cast its lot with Sirott, who, a few weeks shy of his 61st birthday, is determined to upend the cliches and unnecessary conventions of a medium not much older than he is. More…