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WGN/Chicago Midday Hosts Bill Leff and Wendy Snyder Exit


Bill Leff and Wendy Snyder
Bill Leff and Wendy Snyder

News/Talk WGN-AM/Chicago midday hosts Bill Leff and Wendy Snyder exit, while afternoon co-host Anna Davlantes moves to middays, reports Chicago media columnist Robert Feder. The moves, effective December 2, were made known to the staff in an email from Director of News and Operations Mary Sandberg Boyle. Leff and Snyder depart after airing on on WGN since 2013 and previously worked together on WLUP and WKQX.

Other changes include a simulcast of WGN-TV's "WGN Morning News" from 4-5am, Steve Cochran adding an hour from 5-9am and John Williams moving from 1-3pm to 9am-noon. Additionally, morning show contributor Ji Suk Yi will now handle the "Wintrust Business Lunch" from noon-1pm, while Davlantes air from 1-3pm and Roe Conn is now solo in afternoons.

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