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CBS-owned Channel 2 moves Ryan Baker from sports desk to morning news anchor

Sep 11, 2019 - Chicago Business Journal
Board and Executive Moves

News ratings-challenged CBS-owned WBBM-Channel 2 on Wednesday announced several key personnel changes in the station's news department - all apparently intended to help lift the station's struggling news ratings.

The biggest change unveiled by Channel 2 News Director Jeff Harris in a memo to staff obtained by the Chicago Business Journal is the promotion of Ryan Baker to early morning news anchor from his previous role as sports anchor, effective Sept. 30. Baker will join Erin Kennedy as m...