Published on Monday, 22 March 2010 15:33
Joanie Lum, the former reporter for WBBM-TV has been officially hired by WFLD-TV as of today. She will work as a reporter for Fox 32's "Good Day Chicago" beginning on April 19th.
Lum is a television news veteran, with most of her career being here in Chicago. From October 2003 through April 2009, she was a reporter for WBBM-TV, before being amoung those cut from the staff in a major layoff. Prior to that, she worked at WGN-TV for 16 years, primarily as a reporter. Before joining WGN, she worked in a few other markets, including Rockford's WREX-TV.
Word of Lum's possible hire was first reported by Phil Rosenthal on his online media column, Tower Ticker last week
. This now reunites Lum with News Director Carol Fowler, who she worked with at both the WBBM & WGN television stations.