WGN’s Gousman moves to anchor chair in Cleveland

Gousman lands “dream job”

Great news for WGN-TV reporter Courtney Gousman. The general assignment reporter will be moving to Cleveland, where she’ll anchor the 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. shows.

“When I returned home to Chicago 8 years ago, I never thought I’d be writing a post like this … But life is filled with surprises,” Gousman shared on Instagram. “At the end of this month, I’ll be leaving @wgnnews to accept a position in Cleveland, OH! I am excited to announce I’ll be the new evening anchor for the 5, 6, & 11 newscasts at @news5cleveland.”

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Born and raised in Chicago, Gousman has worked for the Nexstar station in since 2014. Prior to that, she was an evening anchor at KSDK in St. Louis.

“Getting a dream job like this in the midst of a pandemic confirms God’s grace—and I am so grateful for this opportunity,” Gousman wrote.

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Gousman’s first day will be Sept. 8. Reel Chicago wishes Courtney the best of luck.