Station Profile

WGN-TV is Chicago’s Very Own source for news and entertainment. The independent TV station first signed on the air in March of 1948. Today, WGN-TV programs more local news than any other Chicago TV station and can be seen on WGN-TV; the WGN+ TV streaming app on Roku, Amazon Fire TV and Apple TV; online at WGNTV.com/Live and the WGN News mobile app. In-depth local weather coverage is available on all newscasts, WGNTV.com/Weather and the WGN Weather mobile app. In addition to news and weather, WGN-TV is also home to the daily lifestyle show Daytime Chicago. WGN-TV maintains a high profile in the Chicagoland community through its charitable arm WGN-TV Family Charities, focusing on opportunities for children and families to help them fulfill their potential. WGN 9.2 is the Chicago affiliate for classic TV network Antenna TV, WGN 9.3 is the Chicago affiliate for Grit, WGN 9.4 is the Chicago affiliate for retro TV network Rewind TV.

Market Profile

Chicago, IL is in the 3rd largest DMA in the United States, with a population of approximately 9,187,051 and 3,648,640 television households, as reported by Nielsen Media.

Cable/ADS penetration in the market is estimated to be 41.5% wired cable and 11.0% ADS. The Chicago market is home to 35 Fortune 500 companies including Walgreens, Boeing, United Airlines, Allstate, Kraft Heinz, and McDonald’s. Chicago is also home to nine professional sports franchises, most notably the Chicago Blackhawks (NHL), Chicago Bulls (NBA), Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox (MLB), and Chicago Bears (NFL).

Station Contact Information

2501 West Bradley Place Chicago, IL 60618 P: (773) 528-2311


Station Contacts

Paul Rennie, VP & General Manager

Errol Gerber, Director of Sales

Dominick Stasi, News Director

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