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News in Chicago has a long and storied journalistic tradition.

News in Chicago has a long and storied journalistic tradition. The two major newspapers in Chicago - The Chicago Tribune and The Chicago Sun Times - have won a combined 33 Pulitzer Prizes, and have staffed some of the most famous journalists and columnists in recent history, including Roger Ebert, Gene Siskel, Ann Landers and many more. The Chicago Tribune is known for being one of the most prominent newspapers in the United States next to the New York and Los Angeles Times. The Tribune features a variety of sections covering everything from breaking news each day to theatrical, book, and restaurant reviews. The Chicago Tribune along with the Chicago Sun Times also feature editorial columns, comics, sports, stocks, and a health section. For the latest information grab one of these two papers with your morning coffee and you are sure to be kept in the loop and the know how about the current state of your city and the world. News radio and other radio programming keep the general populace well informed by presenting a variety of programs discussing the latest and greatest in everything from fashion, movies, and travel to breaking news, sports, and new Internet trends.

Also, as the third-biggest media market in the country, there are a handful of prominent TV news stations, including Fox News Chicago and ABC News Chicago. Chicago media includes dozens of AM and FM radio stations, and there are several popular community newspapers with inside knowledge on popular small events in Chicago. Mass media, like TV, film, and radio allow news to travel from all over the world to each person. Since Chicago happens to be home to multiple important media hubs, it is no wonder the Windy City is known for its up to date reporting and coverage.

For a comprehensive guide to Chicago News, TV, Radio and other media outlets, check out the links below.

Chicago News

Newspapers in Chicago, IL

The Windy City is known for its up to date reporting and coverage.

Chicago Defender -2400 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60616 - Fax: 312.225.5659

Chicago Sun-Times - 401 N. Wabash Ave. Chicago, IL 60611 - 312.321.2455; F: 312.321.2278

Chicago Tribune - 435 N. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60611 - 312.222.3232; F: 312.222.3935 - 740 N. Rush St. Chicago, IL 60611 -312.649.5200; F: 312.649.5228

Chicago Jewish News - 5301 W Dempster St. Skokie, IL 60077 - 847.966.0606;F: 847.966.1656

Chicago Reader - 11 E Illinois St. Chicago, IL 60611 - 312.828.0350

Daily Herald - 155 E Algonquin Rd. Arlington Hts, IL 60005 - 847.427.4300

Daily Southtown - 6901 W. 159th St. Tinley Park, IL 60477 - 708.633.6777; F: 708.633.5999

Pioneer Press - 3701 W. Lake Ave. Glenview, IL 60025 - 847.486.9200

WGN TV - 2501 W. Bradley Place Chicago, IL - 60618-4718 - 773.528.2311; F: 773.528.6857

WGN Radio - 435 N. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60611 - 312.222.4700

Chicago Travel Info

Shows in Chicago

Show Info Price
Re-Spiced A Silk Road Cabaret Located in The Loop


Cheap $20 Best $30
Blue Man Group Located in Lakeview


Cheap $50 Best $90
Pinkalicious the Musical Located in Gold Coast


Cheap $16 Best $22
Rock of Ages Located in The Loop


Cheap $70 Best $80
Jersey Boys Located in The Loop


Cheap $35 Best $165
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Chicago Television Stations

CLTV 24 hour local news

WBBM Channel 2 - CBS

WFLD-TV Channel 32 FOX

WGN-TV Channel 9

WLS-TV Channel 7 ABC

WMAQ-TV Channel 5 NBC

TV and Radio News, Chicago Illinois

TV and Radio News, Chicago Illinois

WPWR Channel 50 - Universal Channel

WTTW-TV Channel 11

Chicago area television listings from Metromix & The Chicago Tribune

AM Stations

  • WIND: AM 560 News Talk
  • WSCR: AM 670 Sports=HD1
  • WGN: AM 720 News Talk
  • WBBM: AM 780 News=HD1
  • WCPT: AM 820 Talk; Crystal Lake
  • WAIT: AM 850 Spanish Christian Radio
  • WLS: AM 890 News Talk=HD1
  • WAUR: AM 930 Religious; Sandwich
  • WTND: AM 950 Spanish
  • WMVP: AM 1000 Sports; ESPN Radio=HD1
  • WNVR: AM 1030 Polskie Radio; Vernon Hills
  • WNWI: AM 1080 International; Oak Lawn
  • WMBI: AM 1110 Religious; Moody Bible Institute
  • WYLL: AM 1160 Christian
  • WRTO: AM 1200 Spanish Talk News=HD1
  • WKRS: AM 1220 News Talk; Waukegan
  • WJOB: AM 1230 Talk; Hammond, IN
  • WWCA: AM 1270 Religious; Gary
  • WBIG: AM 1280 Talk; Aurora
  • WRDZ: AM 1300 Children=HD1; Radio Disney; La Grange
  • WJOL: AM 1340 Talk; Joliet
  • WGRB: AM 1390 Gospel=HD1
  • WRLL: AM 1450 Talk; Cicero
  • WCEV: AM 1450 Ethnic International; Cicero
  • WPNA: AM 1490 International; Oak Park
  • WJJG: AM 1530 Talk; Elmhurst
  • WBGX: AM 1570 Gospel; Harvey, IL
  • WONX: AM 1590 Multi ethnic; Evanston
  • WVON: AM 1690 Talk=HD1; Berwyn

FM Stations

  • WLFM: FM 87.7 Smooth Jazz; this is audio broadcast on frequencies for tv; also available on analog TV channel 6
  • WCRX: FM 88.1 College; Columbia College
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  • WLTL: FM 88.1 Student media; Lyons Township High School; La Grange
  • WXAV: FM 88.3 College; St Xavier University
  • WZRD: FM 88.3 College; Northeastern Illinois University
  • WHPK: FM 88.5 College; University of Chicago
  • WLUW: FM 88.7 Alternative; Loyola University-Chicago
  • WRSE: FM 88.7 Student media; Elmhurst College; Elmhurst
  • WIIT: FM 88.9 College; Illinois Institute of Technology
  • WARG: FM 88.9 Student media; Argo High School; Summitt
  • WRRG: FM 88.9 Student media; Triton College; River Grove
  • WONC: FM 89.1 Rock; North Central College; Naperville
  • WNUR: FM 89.3 College; Northwestern University; Evanston
  • WNIJ: FM 89.5 Public Radio; Northern Illinois University; Dekalb
  • WMBI: FM 90.1 Religious; Moody Bible Institute=HD1 HD2=Inspirational Music HD3=Children's Programming
  • WRTE: FM 90.5 Student media=HD1 HD2=Latino music; Mexican Fine Arts Museum
  • WDCB: FM 90.9 Public Radio Jazz=HD1; College of DuPage; Glen Ellyn
  • WBEZ: FM 91.5 Public Radio=HD1
  • WPWX: FM 92.3 Urban=HD1 HD2=Classic Hip Hop; Hammond, IN
  • WKIE: FM 92.7 Variety; Arlington Heights
  • WXRT: FM 93.1 Rock=HD1 HD2=New Music
  • WVIX: FM 93.5 Spanish; Joliet
  • WLIT: FM 93.9 Adult contemporary=HD1 HD2=Disco!
  • WJKL: FM 94.3 Christian; Elgin
  • WLS: FM 94.7 Oldies HD2=WLS-AM
  • WNUA: FM 95.5 Spanish=HD1 HD2=Spanish
  • WERV: FM 95.9 Oldies=HD1; Aurora
  • WBBM: FM 96.3 Top 40=HD1 HD2=Dance
  • WSSR: FM 96.7 Adult Contemporary=HD1; Joliet
  • WWDV: FM 96.9 Rock=HD1; Zion
  • WDRV: FM 97.1 Classic rock=HD1 HD2=Deep Tracks
  • WLUP: FM 97.9 Rock=HD1 HD2=Loop Loud HD3=Loop Loud
  • WCCQ: FM 98.3 Country; Crest Hill
  • WFMT: FM 98.7 Classical=HD1
  • WUSN: FM 99.5 Country=HD1 HD2=Future Country HD3=NASCAR?
  • WRZA: FM 99.9 Variety; Park Forest
  • WDEK: FM 99.9 and FM 92.5 Variety; Dekalb
  • WILV: FM 100.3 Rythmic Oldies=HD1 HD2=Mormon Religious
  • WKQX: FM 101.1 Alternative=HD1 HD2=Alternative
  • WTMX: FM 101.9 Adult Contemporary=HD1 HD2=80's; Skokie
  • WYCA: FM 102.3 Gospel=HD1; Crete
  • WVAZ: FM 102.7 Urban=HD1 HD2=Gospel; Oak Park
  • WVIV: FM 103.1 Spanish; Highland Park; Univision
  • WKSC: FM 103.5 Top 40=HD1 HD2=Pride
  • WXRD: FM 103.9 Classic Rock; Crown Point, Indiana
  • WJMK: FM 104.3 Variety=HD1 HD2=60's, 70's
  • WBGL: FM 104.7 Christian; Champaign
  • WOJO: FM 105.1 Spanish=HD1 HD2=? HD3=Spanish Talk; Evanston; Univision
  • WZSR: FM 105.5 Adult Contemporary=HD1; Woodstock
  • WCFS: FM 105.9 Adult Contemporary=HD1 HD2=WBBM-AM; Elmwood Park
  • WSRB: FM 106.3 R&B=HD1 HD2=Soul; Lansing
  • WPPN: FM 106.7 Spanish; Des Plaines; Univision
  • WGCI: FM 107.5 Hip Hop R&B=HD1 HD2=Old School Hip Hop
  • WLEY: FM 107.9 Spanish; Aurora