Colleen Dudgeon, former news director of CBS-owned WBBM in Chicago was the first woman ever to hold that job at any network-owned station back in the 80’s and early 90’s.
She was at the station for 10 years before leaving in 1991.
Most recently, she’s been a Midwest-based producer for NBC’s “Today Show” as well as moonlighting as an adjunct professor at DePaul University
Now, Dudgeon’s joined Serafin & Associates, a Chicago-based public affairs consulting firm.
In her new role she will be working on media training and strategy, and TV/digital story development.
Before her WBBM tenure, Dudgeon worked for the Midwest bureau of UPI and Tribune’s WGN.