WLS Expanding Its News Footprint in Chicago

By Andrew Gauthier 

Chicago Sun-Times

ABC-owned WLS-Channel 7, the top-rated station for local news, is aggressively expanding its local news footprint. Starting Aug. 2, WLS will add an additional half-hour to its early news show, which will now run from 4:30 a.m. to 7 a.m.

The early morning anchor line-up, including Judy Hsu and Hosea Sanders, meteorologist Tracy Butler and traffic reporter Roz Varon, will not change.


WLS, however, is bringing on an additional reporter to cover breaking news on its early morning news. More…