ABC 7 Chicago moves pride parade coverage into afternoon from late night

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ABC O&O WLS in Chicago will cover the city’s Pride Parade for the 16th year.

  • The parade itself starts at noon on Sunday, June 30, 2019.
  • WLS’s coverage of the parade starts at 1 p.m. that day.
  • Previously the station aired taped parade coverage late in the evening.
  • The station also aired a special Pride-themed edition of “Windy City Live” on June 7.
  • Parade coverage will be hosted by ABC 7’s entertainment reporter and “190 North” host
    Janet Davies and WXRT radio personality Terri Hemmert, with ABC 7 Eyewitness News morning team anchor Terrell Brown.
  • Cathy Karp will produced WLS’s coverage.
  • Ryan Chiaverini, Eric Horng, Jason Knowles, Hank Mendheim, Liz Nagy, Roz Varon and Val Warner will ride on the station’s float in the parade.