Judy Wang
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Judy Wang is the anchor of the CLTV weekend morning news. She reports general assignment stories during the week for CLTV, the WGN Morning News, and WGN Midday News. Judy joined CLTV in May 1995 and WGN TV in August of 2009.

Her 1997 documentary entitled “Gina’s Journey”, about a teen girl’s battle with aids, won CLTV second place honors from the National Press Photographers Association for Best Documentary. It was CLTV’s first national award. Judy hosted five of CLTV’s “Community of Cultures” programs in honor of Asian-American Heritage Month. She is a member of the Asian American Journalists Association and the Radio Television News Directors Association.

Judy is a San Francisco native who grew up in Chicago’s Rogers Park community. She graduated from Glenbrook South High School in Glenview in 1984 and the University of Missouri School of Journalism in 1988. In 1985, she spent one summer studying at Tamkung University in Taiwan. She has been an anchor/reporter at KGAN-TV in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, WAOW-TV in Wausau, Wisconsin, WTZH-TV in Meridian, Mississippi, and KOMU-TV in Columbia, Missouri.

Judy studied ballet, tap, and jazz dance before beginning her television career. She enjoys pilates, shopping, broadway shows, and opera. Judy has served as master of ceremonies for many charity fundraisers and as the grand marshal for Chicago’s Chinese New Year parade. She serves on the advisory board of the Chinese American Service League– the Midwest’s largest social service agency serving Asian Americans.


Recent Articles
  • Thieves smash into high-end Gold Coast boutique for second time

    CHICAGO — Thieves got away with thousands of dollars in merchandise at a high-end clothing boutique on Oak Street this morning. It happened shortly after 5 a.m. at the Moncler store located at 33 E. Oak Street in the city’s Gold Coast neighborhood. It’s the second burglary at the store in seven months. Last time, thieves used a car to smash into the store. This morning, police say, they pried open the glass doors, and smashed the glass displays. There […]

  • Kris Bryant gets his call up to the Cubs

    CHICAGO – Finally, the next big Cubs prospect is headed for the North Side. Although it was only a few weeks, the anticipation for the arrival of the team’s newest third baseman has been a few months in the making. Kris Bryant will be called up from Iowa to make his major league debut on Friday when the Cubs face the Padres at Wrigley Field. Around 10 P.M. on Thursday night, Bryant announced he was making the move on Twitter […]

  • Fairdale continues recovery Monday

    FAIRDALE, Ill. — Volunteers are coming through again Monday to help the victims of last week’s tornadoes. Fairdale, Ill. was hit by a tornado Thursday, killing two. Today, some tornado vicims are showing up at the nearby Kirkland fire station to get something to eat, clothing or donated supplies. Emergency responders have a couple of goals for today.  One is for ComEd to drop poles into the ground so power can be restored. The goal is to do that by tomorrow. […]

  • Authorities say about 30 homes destroyed in Rochelle after tornado

    ROCHELLE, Ill. — Authorities say roughly 30 homes in the northern Illinois community of Rochelle are either completely destroyed or uninhabitable. Ogle County Sheriff Brian VanVickle said Friday only residents will be allowed into the area. He says no volunteers are needed Friday. He estimates that the path of a tornado that touched down in the area was at least a quarter mile wide. No deaths have been reported. He says injuries were minor.  

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    Cubs apologize after long bathroom lines ruin opening day

    CHICAGO — The Cubs lost their season opener at Wrigley Field Sunday night, 3-0. The large videoboard above left field was up and running, but not all the bathrooms. That led to some massive lines and wait times. Fans reported finding only two working men’s restrooms. The line stretched about four sections in the upper deck. Fans complained on social media that they waited up to 30 minutes. One fan tweeted, “This is by far the worst experience at Wrigley ever. Ridiculous!” “Two […]

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    Chicago officers rescue 2 from burning car on South Side

    CHICAGO –A pair of Chicago police officers rescued two people from a burning car early Friday morning. It happened near 57th and Kedzie on the South Side. The two officers were on patrol when they witnessed a car swerve into oncoming traffic and slam head-on into a poultry truck. The car burst into flames after the crash. Officers Hector Fuentes and Peter Gurskis rushed to the car to pull the driver and his passenger out. The driver, Marine Jose Silva, […]

  • Girl, 5, from University Park found after Amber Alert issued; 1 person in custody

    UNIVERSITY PARK, Ill. – An Amber Alert for a girl who was taken during a home invasion in the South suburbs has been cancelled after the child was found in Chicago. University Park Police say the 5-year-old girl was taken from a home just after 11 p.m. Sunday night. They issued an Amber Alert for her and a man and a woman who allegedly took her. The girl was found just before 5 a.m. near 117th and Harvard Ave in […]

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    Spring snow causes treacherous road conditions, flight cancellations

    CHICAGO — Morning snow is causing delays on Chicago area streets, roads and public transit. The slick conditions are also causing a number of accidents and spin-outs. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory until noon. Allow extra time this morning for travel. For the latest weather updates, go to ChicagoWeatherCenter.com For the latest travel updates, follow @ChicagoDrives on Twitter

  • Crews battle extra alarm fire at warehouse on Southwest Side

    CHICAGO –A fire escalated to a hazardous materials situation on the Southwest Side. It started at about 9 p.m. Thursday on the 3800 block of West 38th Street. Flames ripped through a building that’s home to several businesses – including one that produces chemicals used in fire extinguishers. A portion of the building near I-55, the Stevenson Expressway, collapsed under the intense heat and flames. Firefighter’s efforts were hampered by a poor water supply. PHOTOS:  Massive warehouse blaze in Chicago […]

  • No suspects in custody in nightclub shooting that killed 2

    CHICAGO — Chicago police continue to investigate the fatal shooting of two people outside a nightclub early Monday morning on the Northwest Side. The shooting happened just after 3 a.m. at the Dolphin near Ashland and Webster. Police say the two men were killed after a fight broke out. 41-year-old Elijah Moore, a father of three was shot and died at the scene. 34-year-old Deonte Jackson was shot multiple times, just steps from the door and died at the scene. […]

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