Peter Curi joined WGN-TV as a digital content producer in March 2023.
Peter grew up just outside Chicago and attended Southern Illinois University Carbondale before transferring and receiving a Bachelor’s degree in Communications and Media Studies with a double minor in Writing and Film Studies, from Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Michigan.
He interned during his last college semester and then later became an Multimedia Journalist and Digital Content Producer at WJMN-TV Local 3 News in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
From there, Peter made his way to WIAT-TV CBS 42 in Birmingham, Alabama and WDTN-TV 2 NEWS in Dayton, Ohio.
Outside of the news industry, he has worked as a freelance Production Assistant for photoshoots, launch events, music videos, and even was an Executive Producer and wrote a screenplay for a short film that is still in the works.
Peter’s hobbies include writing, reading, traveling, exploring, being at live music events, relaxing, and watching movies. He also enjoys playing and watching hockey, basketball, baseball, and he rollerblades.
Peter is a big fan of the Chicago Blackhawks, Bulls, White Sox, and the Las Vegas Raiders. He’s happy to be working for his hometown station!