Chicago Tonight

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Chicago Tonight is a television news program broadcast weeknights on WTTW in Chicago. "Chicago Tonight" reports on local politics, education, business, culture, science and health, with a mix of in-studio panel discussions, one-on-one interviews and short documentary-style packages based in Chicago or the state of Illinois.

Phil Ponce is the current host.

The show first aired April 24, 1984[1] and was hosted by popular Chicago broadcast journalist John Callaway for 15 years. He continued to contribute to the show until his death in 2009.[2]

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  1. "Chicago Tonight debuts on WTTW". Chicago Tribune. April 24, 1984. p. sec. 5, p. 5. |access-date= requires |url= (help)
  2. "John Callaway 1936-2009: Journalist and longtime 'Chicago Tonight' host". Chicago Tribune.

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