Erin McElroy joined WGN Morning News as the Traffic reporter and Early Morning News anchor in April 2011. McElroy has been working at WGN-TV for the past two years as a per-diem general assignment reporter for WGN News. “Before reporting with WGN, she helped launch the station’s online traffic reporting show “CommunterCast” in 2007 and worked as a traffic anchor on CLTV.
Prior to WGN, McElroy was a weekend news anchor and general assignment reporter at WDJT-TV in Milwaukee, WI. “She also worked as a reporter for WSBT-TV in South Bend, IN, and at WREX-TV in Rockford, IL as a reporter and morning anchor.”
McElroy graduated from Columbia College in Chicago with a B.S. degree in Broadcast Journalism.