Monica Schneider

Monica Schneider is a CLTV Weekday anchor and also a WGN reporter. She covers a range of stories at both CLTV and WGN. Before coming to CLTV, Monica worked as an anchor and reporter at stations in Rockford, Illinois, and Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Monica received her business degree from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee.

Recent Articles
  • Cyclists to raise money, awareness for rare cancers in Cycle for Survival

    It’s estimated that 600,000 people in the U.S. will die from cancer this year. It can be especially tough for those with so-called “rare cancers,” as effective treatment can be non-existent due to limited research dollars. The 11th annual Cycle for Survival will again try to change that. The event will be held in Chicago and a number of other cities this weekend. To date, Cycle for Survival has raised millions for rare cancer research, helping with treatment breakthroughs. It […]

  • What Rauner’s budget cuts could mean for families who depend on respite care

    CHICAGO — One of the social service programs on Gov Rauner’s chopping block is the respite care program. Families already pushed to the limit could soon have an even tougher time. Under the governor’s proposed budget, funding for developmental disabilities respite care would be discontinued. More than 3,000 Illinois families currently depend on the program. WGN’s Monica Schneider spent time with a a family that depends on the program for help.   The governor’s office released a statement in response […]

  • Family’s quest to make sure kids swim safe

    With beach and pool time in full swing, water safety should be at the forefront for families. Too many children drown each year, because they don’t know how to swim. The Boys & Girls Clubs swim camp on Chicago’s west side is one of ten across the country this year and is inspired by one family`s water tragedy. 6-year-old Zachary Cohn  of Connecticut  drowned in 2007 after getting caught in a pool drain. He is the namesake for the Zac […]