Remembering Chicago TV Veteran Warner Saunders (1935 – 2018)

Warner Saunders, news anchor who worked four decades in Chicago television, passed away on October 9. For 29 years he was a sports, then news, anchor on NBC 5. Previously, he was community affairs director and host of Common Ground on WBBM-TV. Saunders won more than 20 Emmys for his TV journalism and retired in May 2009 at 74. Saunders did a memorable series of reports from South Africa in 1990 about Nelson Mandela‚Äôs release from prison called, “South Africa: … Continue reading