Feder: WTTW promotes veteran producer Jay Smith to news director

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Updated 11/25/2021 11:27 AM

In what may be the least surprising promotion of the year, Jay Smith was named news director of WTTW-Channel 11 and executive producer of "Chicago Tonight" Wednesday, Robert Feder reports.

Smith, a 32-year veteran of the Window to the World Communications public television station and senior supervising producer of WTTW News, has been serving as acting executive producer for nine months.


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