Tag Archives: Mark Suppelsa

The Media Notepad: Suppelsa, Herndon exit respective 9 p.m. news anchor positions

Also: Rob Stafford returns to WMAQ; Get ready for more PAC ads; CBS Radio gambles and loses on blunder Mark Suppelsa is calling it a career – the [..]

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WGN-TV returns news to 10 p.m.

Expands to 10 p.m. to compete with Big¬†Three Here we grow again: WGN-TV’s popular local newscasts are adding yet another half-hour – and this time, the Tribune Media-owned [..]

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Mark Suppelsa temporarily steps down

WGN-TV anchor Mark Suppelsa released a statement Friday evening, announcing he was taking a leave of absence from the station for a month and is admitting himself to [..]

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WGN-TV expands midday, evening newscasts

WGN-TV announced it has expanded its news and shuffled its weekday programming lineup, just two days into the new syndication television season. Beginning October 5, WGN expands its [..]

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Pat Mullen out at Fox Chicago duopoly, Renda in

Another GM shake-up at Fox-owned WFLD-TV and WPWR-TV has led Pat Mullen out the door after three rather unproductive years at the duopoly, and was replaced by Michael [..]

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Allison Payne sidelined

Allison Payne, the co-anchor of WGN-TV’s 5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. newscasts, is being sidelined again for the third time this year due to complications from “mini-strokes” she [..]

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WGN signs Mark Suppelsa to take on Katie, Brian, and Charlie

For the first time ever in Chicago, viewers will have a real option to the network evening newscasts. As expected, Tribune-owned WGN-TV has signed former WMAQ-TV and WFLD-TV [..]

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Suppelsa and Sanders

It looks like Mark Suppelsa’s move to Tribune-owned CW affiliate WGN-TV is all but a certainty, while handling Steve Sanders’ situation could be dicey, according to this article [..]

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Report: Mark Suppelsa headed to WGN-TV

Mark Suppelsa, the anchor who left Fox-owned WFLD-TV last March, is rumored to join Tribune’s WGN-TV later this summer, replacing Steve Sanders alongside Allison Payne on the station’s [..]

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Warning: Local news shakeup ahead

A big news anchor shakeup is in the works at Chicago’s TV news stations. The ball got rolling last week when Mark Supplesa abruptly left WFLD-TV after rejecting [..]

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Ladies and Gentlemen, let the speculation engines begin

So where is the world is Mark Supplesa going to end up next? Channel 2? Channel 5? Channel 9? CLTV? (One can only hope not.) The speculation engines [..]

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Suppelsa out at WFLD

Mark Suppelsa who is co-anchor of Fox-owned WFLD-TV’s 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. newscast, has stepped down. No word was given on why Mr. Suppelsa is leaving the [..]

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