Pat Cassidy Exits WBBM; Report Has Him Headed To WLS
July 30, 2008 at 11:59 AM (PT)
CBS News WBBM-A/CHICAGO morning co-anchor PAT CASSIDY exited the station TODAY after 8 years. The CHICAGO SUN-TIMES' ROBERT FEDER is reporting that CASSIDY will be joining crosstown CITADEL Talk WLS-A as a talk host, with details like time slot to be determined. CASSIDY joined WBBM in 2000 after 25 years at the old WMAQ-A (now CBS Sports WSCR-A (670 THE SCORE)) and has been co-anchoring mornings alongside FELICIA MIDDLEBROOKS.
At WBBM, JOHN HULTMAN, who anchored mornings at the station in 1980-98, will fill in as MIDDLEBROOKS' co-anchor starting MONDAY until a new anchor is hired. KEITH JOHNSON will fill in for the rest of this week.