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
  • Early voting expands statewide: Here’s what you need to know

    CHICAGO — Starting Monday, a lot more sites are open for voters who want to cast early ballots for the November midterm elections. At the Loop Super Site, 175 West Washington Street, voters were in line today by 9 a.m. With a surge in the number of registered voters, early turnout could reach record numbers. Fifty more early voting sites are open in the city of Chicago alone. They are open every day. You can also register on site with […]

  • Winning numbers drawn in $1B Mega Millions jackpot

    DES MOINES, Iowa — The Mega Millions numbers that could win an estimated $1 billion jackpot have been announced. They are 15-23-53-65-70 and Mega Ball 7. The jackpot is the second-largest lottery prize in U.S. lottery history. Mega Millions says it may take an hour or two to determine if there is a winner. The odds of winning are a miserable one in 302.5 million. The prize has grown so large because no one has hit the jackpot since July 24, […]

  • Mega Millions jackpot swells

    Mega Millions jackpot soars to $970M ahead of Friday night’s drawing

    DES MOINES, Iowa — The Mega Millions jackpot has climbed to $970 million, inching ever-closer to the $1 billion mark. Officials raised the estimated jackpot Thursday for the second time due to strong sales ahead of Friday night’s drawing. The prize is the second-largest jackpot in U.S. history, behind only a $1.6 billion Powerball prize won in 2016. No one has matched all six numbers and won the Mega Millions grand prize since July 24. That reflects the game’s long odds , at one […]

  • I-57 reopens after shooting investigation

    CHICAGO — The northbound lanes of I-57 were shut down for several hours overnight following a shooting on the city’s Far South Side. The shooting happened around 1:50 a.m. Friday in one of the northbound lanes just south of 119th Street, according to Illinois State Police. A car with two people was shot multiple times. No one was injured. Investigators blocked all inbound lanes on I-57 at 127th for several hours while authorities investigated. All lanes have reopened. This is a […]

  • Sears, the store that changed America, declares bankruptcy

    CHICAGO — Sears, the once-dominant retail chain that changed how Americans shopped and lived, has filed for bankruptcy. The 132-year-old company has been struggling for several years and is drowning in debt. The final straw was a $134 million debt payment due Monday that it could not afford. Sears Holdings (SHLD), the parent company, which owns Sears and Kmart, is among dozens of prominent retailers to declare bankruptcy in the era of Amazon (AMZN). The filing in federal bankruptcy court in […]

  • Chicago Police Board clears officer in 2012 shooting death of 15-year-old boy

    CHICAGO — The Chicago Police Board has ignored oversight officials’ recommendation and cleared an officer of wrongdoing in the shooting death of a 15-year-old boy during a 2012 foot chase. Last year, the Independent Police Review Authority found Officer Brandon Ternand at fault for shooting Dakota Bright. Authorities say Bright was unarmed when he was shot in the back of the head, but officers recovered a .22-caliber revolver in a front yard near where the chase began. Ternand told authorities […]

  • 1 dead, 2 injured in Pullman shooting

    CHICAGO – One person was killed and two others were wounded after a shooting on the city’s South Side early Monday morning. Police said three men were shot in the 600 block of East 115th Street in the Pullman neighborhood around 2:45 a.m. The men were in a car at the time. A 31-year-old man was shot several times in the stomach and back and was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition. He was later pronounced dead. A […]

  • Memorial held for high school student fatally shot at vigil in Far South Side

    CHICAGO — A memorial vigil was held Monday at Butler College Prep High School, two days after one of its star students was killed. James Garrett, 18, was at a candlelight vigil on the Far South Side near 132nd Avenue and Prairie Street Saturday around 7:30 p.m. where a large crowd had gathered to remember a woman killed in a car accident. During the vigil, there was an argument and a man and a woman pulled out guns, according to […]

  • Brewers beat Cubs for NL Central title

    CHICAGO — Christian Yelich’s easy smile and champagne-soaked T-shirt said it all. A division title is much more fun than a Triple Crown. Yelich collected three more hits as the Milwaukee Brewers won their first NL Central title since 2011, beating the Chicago Cubs 3-1 on Monday in a tiebreaker game. The silky-smooth slugger stalled in his bid for the league’s first Triple Crown in decades, but he starred once again as the Brew Crew captured the biggest prize of […]

  • Cubs and Brewers battle for the NL Central title Monday

    CHICAGO – This season, 162 games weren’t enough. The Cubs won 95 games, and so did the Brewers. The team from Chicago beat their rival from Milwaukee in 11 of 19 regular season contests, but seven-straight victories by the latter got them to even in the final weekend of the season. So Monday, just after Noon, both teams will play an extra game at Wrigley Field in an attempt to settle a winner for the National League’s Central Division. It’s […]