Feder: CBS 2 hires Joe Donlon as top news anchor as Brad Edwards moves to streaming service

  • Joe Donlon has been hired as main news anchor at CBS-owned WBBM-Channel 2.

    Joe Donlon has been hired as main news anchor at CBS-owned WBBM-Channel 2.

 
Daily Herald Report
Updated 4/6/2022 5:53 PM

Joe Donlon, who stepped down last month after a stint at Chicago-based cable news startup NewsNation, has been hired as main news anchor at CBS-owned WBBM-Channel 2. Starting May 2, Donlon will anchor the 5, 6 and 10 p.m. Monday-through-Friday newscasts with Irika Sargent.

Brad Edwards, who held the top anchor job at CBS 2 since 2019, will shift to primary anchor for CBS News Chicago, the station's 24/7 streaming news service, and continue as an investigative reporter.

 

Read the full story at robertfeder.com.

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