Kris Kridel is midday co-anchor and co-host of WBBM’s Noon Business Hour. As anchor-reporter at WBBM, Kris has won awards for Best Reporter, Feature, Newscast and Documentary from AP and UPI; a 1991 National Headliner Award; Peter Lisagor and RTNDA reporting awards.
Her writing and reporting were featured in Ted White’s 1993 book, “Broadcast Newswriting and Reporting.” Kris received her BA at Ohio University and her Master’s Degree in Journalism from Ohio State University in the Kiplinger Program in Public Affairs Reporting. Before joining WBBM, she worked as reporter-anchor at WCOL in Columbus, Ohio and anchor-reporter/news director at WFYR in Chicago.
It’s a long walk from Gate C-32 to Gate B-1 at O’Hare International Airport, but starting now, some United passengers catching connections at O’Hare will not have to walk.
A 25-year-old Mount Prospect native is one of Chicago’s newest entrepreneurs.
This Thursday could be an important day for a long-neglected piece of Chicago blues history, reports WBBM’s Kris Kridel.
The chief executive officer of Chicago-based Groupon is defending his company and his leadership.
Something of a layaway war has erupted among big retailers.
The signature Chicago craft brews from Goose Island beer are set to go nationwide.
A Canada-based tea café is setting up shop on three fashionable strips in Chicago.
A shake-up in the executive office may mean lower prices at Jewel-Osco.
The heat wave may have cut into attendance at a popular suburban event this week.
The dream of a developer to build the Western Hemisphere’s tallest skyscraper in Chicago may have been extinguished.