WTTW News in the Age of COVID-19: a Conversation with Hugo Balta

Event Details

Date Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Time 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Location A link to the webinar will be sent to those that register on the morning of the webinar
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a webinar with Hugo Balta

The 2020 Publicity Club of Chicago Luncheon Series is sponsored by News Exposure

Chicago Tonight has been WTTW's flagship news program since 1984. Hugo Balta was brought on as the Executive Producer of Chicago Tonight in early February of 2020. In this role, Balta is responsible for leading, planning, reporting, producing, and editing news content and engagement across platforms and in the community. 

Sign up for this special Publicity Club of Chicago webinar where Balta will discuss his new role and how COVID-19 has impacted how Chicago Tonight does the news.

Speaker Bio

Hugo Balta is the News Director for WTTW News and Executive Producer of WTTW’s flagship news program “Chicago Tonight.” Balta is responsible for leading, planning, reporting, producing and editing news content and engagement across all platforms and in the community. His award-winning, 25-plus year career includes leadership positions with MSNBC, Telemundo, CBS, ABC, ESPN and others directing growth and innovation in several divisions and businesses in the U.S. and LATAM.

Balta is a two-time president of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ); member of the organization’s Hall of Fame. 


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