WTTW PANEL DISCUSSIONS

Book and pre-interview guests; write questions, web story, lead and teases.

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DOCTORS, NURSES UNDER PRESSURE AS CORONAVIRUS SURGES

Nine months into the pandemic, many health care workers say they’re reaching a breaking point. 

CHICAGO BAR, RESTAURANT OWNERS FACE UNCERTAIN FUTURE AS RESTRICTIONS RETURN

Chicago bars and restaurants are set to suspend indoor service starting Friday in an effort to curb a resurgence of COVID-19 infections.

WITH CORONAVIRUS VACCINES ON THE WAY, RESEARCHERS SAY IT’S TIME TO BUILD TRUST

At least three coronavirus vaccines are on the horizon, but some Americans appear hesitant to be first in line to take them.

 

WTTW FIELD PRODUCING

'Chicago Tonight's' In Your Neighborhood series visits a different community area every Thursday. It includes a debrief, and two live field interviews — Pitch locations, research, book interviews, plan broll, report, write web story.

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‘CHICAGO TONIGHT’ IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD: MOUNT GREENWOOD

On Chicago’s Far Southwest Side, just before the city turns into the suburbs, sits Mount Greenwood.

‘CHICAGO TONIGHT’ IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD: WEST GARFIELD PARK

Six miles west of the Loop sits West Garfield Park, which is separated from its eastern counterpart by the Garfield Park Conservatory

‘CHICAGO TONIGHT’ IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD: MAYWOOD

Situated on Chicago's West Side, the suburb of Maywood has deep African-American history, along with many landmark buildings, including Frank Lloyd Wright homes.

 

WTTW WEEK IN REVIEW/SPOTLIGHT POLITICS

Week in Review is a 27 minute show every Friday. It's a discussion with four Chicago reporters about the week's news. Spotlight Politics is a roughly 15 minute segment on Wednesdays with WTTW's reporters about city, state and national politics — Book guests, choose topics, research, write questions.

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THE WEEK IN REVIEW: REPUBLICANS PREPARE FOR SUPREME COURT NOMINATION

While Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lies in state (the first woman to ever do so), President Trump is preparing to nominate her replacement on Saturday. 

SPOTLIGHT POLITICS: CHICAGO RESPONDS TO BREONNA TAYLOR DECISION

A Kentucky grand jury indicted one of three officers in the case of Breonna Taylor, the Black woman who was killed by police in March during a botched drug raid in her apartment. 

THE WEEK IN REVIEW: A BLACK FRIDAY LIKE NO OTHER

Black Friday 2020 is unlike any other. As the coronavirus surges across the country, more than half of consumers are nervous about in-store shopping this holiday season, according to a survey from the consulting group Deloitte