The team at Reel Chicago feels that Pam Zekman is as much a part of Chicago as Navy Pier, the Cubs, and Vienna dogs. Clearly the people of Chicago feel the same way.
Comments and tributes began pouring in after hearing the disturbing news that Pam lost her position of 39 years as investigative reporter at WBBM due to COVID-19 layoffs.
Pam Zekman is the face of Chicago news. Zekman is a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner who had worked at the Chicago Sun-Times and Chicago Tribune. She’d been at the TV station since 1981.
In a virtual video tribute Bill Kurtis hosts a retrospective on Pam’s career.
Pam Zekman: Friends Pay Tribute sharing their personal memories.
After seeing the tribute hosted buy Bill Curtis, Zekman thanked everyone who reached out to her since her departure was announced. “Thank you for your kind words and overwhelming support. It means so much to me.”