Marj Halperin

Marj Halperin is a strategic communications professional with more than two decades of public sector experience targeting messages to audiences. You’ll find just about all types of communications in her solid track record, from reputation management, crisis communications, and media relations to internal communications and culture change strategies. Drawing on broad and varied experience in government and campaign operations as well as award-winning broadcast and print journalism, Marj has served as WGN Democratic Analyst since 2008. Her political commentary has also been featured on WLS radio, WBEZ, and Fox TV. For more information, visit

Chris Robling

Chris Robling has commented on WGN-TV since 2006. He is a former Chicago Commissioner of Elections and executive director of the Cook County Republican Party. He has also served as a Congressional press secretary, Peter Lisagor award-winning all-news radio anchor and public radio talk show host. Chris speaks on a wide variety of topics, including architecture, planning, transportation, transit, international affairs and, of course, politics. Chris works in corporate public relations and especially in crisis management.

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