Elyse Russo

Elyse Russo is the Executive Producer of Digital Content at WGN-TV. Her Web Watcher segment airs on Tuesdays during the 4 p.m. hour of WGN Evening News.

Before joining WGN in November 2011, she worked as a web producer at ABC7 Chicago. She also spent two years prior working in print journalism in central Illinois before realizing she had a knack for all things digital.

Elyse earned her master’s degree at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism and bachelor’s degree from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She grew up in Park Ridge, Ill., watching “The Bozo Show,” naturally.

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