WBBM Reunites Iconic Chicago Anchor Team

By Andrew Gauthier 

Chicago Sun-Times

Bill Kurtis and Walter Jacobson are being reunited at WBBM-Channel 2.

The iconic Chicago news duo–who teamed as nightly news anchors a Channel 2 in the 1970s and 1980s when it dominated local news–will be paired up again starting Sept. 1, this time anchoring the CBS2 6 p.m. weekday news, the station announced this morning.


The station hopes the move to bring back one of Chicago’s legendary local news anchor teams will ignite interest in Channel 2 news and spark a ratings surge. More…