Veteran Diann Burns Back on Chicago TV

By Andrew Gauthier 

Chicago Sun-Times

Good news for broadcaster Diann Burns‘ many fans in Chicago. The multi-Emmy award-winning anchor, who was let go by WBBM-Channel 2 in April 2008 after five years of service and with just seven months left on her $2 million-a-year contract, has signed on to host the second season of the “nextTV” show carried on WFLD-Channel 32 on Sunday mornings at 8 a.m. and kicking off April 11.

Burns, who spent 18 years at the top news station WLS-Channel 7 before signing on with Channel 2 in 2003, is thrilled to be hosting the popular business and lifestyle TV series that showcases up-and-coming entrepreneurs, promotes economic empowerment and is produced by the Chicago Urban League.More…