Eli Ong is a digital content producer for WGN’s website, wgntv.com.
Eli previously worked as an assignment editor, web producer and on-air talent at WOOD TV8 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he focused on producing breaking news content on-air and online.
A Jackson, Michigan native, Eli earned a B.S. in Multimedia Journalism from Grand Valley State University before joining WOOD TV8 in 2020. After a year of writing for web, fronting news and working the assignment desk, Eli travelled to Chicago in 2021 to earn a M.S.J. from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, which allowed him the opportunity to join WGN in June 2022.