Rafer Weigel IS Moving To Chicago?
HLN Morning Express with Robin Meade Sports Anchor Rafer Weigel reportedly will move to Chicago to become weekend sports anchor at WLS, the ABC owned-and-operated station there.
According to Robert Feder, Weigel is expected to be named weekend sports anchor and sports reporter, replacing Ryan Chiaverini who is moving to the co-host position on ABC 7's new morning show, Windy City Live. Weigel had no comment about the story and Emily Barr, President and General Manager of WLS stated that no decision has been made.
Back in January, we reported that Rafer auditioned the then-untitled morning show co-anchor post there. At the time, a spokesperson from HLN told us "Rafer is a great part of the HLN team and the Morning Express family and he will be here for a long time."
Rafer's bio has been removed from the CNN site, although as of press time he has yet to be removed from the Morning Express site and blog.