Andrea Darlas is an award-winning Radio and Television News Anchor/Reporter and co-host of “WGN Sports Night” on Radio 720 WGN. Andrea is also freelance reporter for WGN- TV and a contributor to the nationally-syndicated show “House Smarts.”
During her 15-year tenure at WGN, Andrea has won countless awards — including 2 prestigious Peter Lisagor Awards — for her News Anchoring, Reporting, breaking news coverage, and investigative series reports. Andrea has also won the Illinois Broadcasters’ Association Silver Dome Award for “Best Newscast” five out of the last six years. She’s contributed news stories and feature reports for WGN-TV, CLTV, ABC News, the Chicago Tribune, KTLA-TV in Los Angeles and chicagotribune.com.
Andrea has a ‘BS in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Illinois. She sits on the Board of Directors of the Crisis Center for South Suburbia and the University of Illinois College of Media National Alumni Board. Andrea is also involved with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Make-a-wish Foundation, and the Arthritis Foundation of Greater Chicago.