Second Job in the Second City

Once again, A reporter with little experience is making the leap to a big market.

Alex Maragos a Reporter and Anchor of the morning and noon newscasts at WLFI in West Lafayette, is leaving the station for Chicago.

Yes...the guy is going from market 187 to market 3 with just two years experience in a tiny market.

Maragos is headed to NBC O&O WMAQ as a Reporter.  

Frank Whittaker, station manager and vice president of news at WMAQ, announced that Maragos starts August 11 as a Reporter at the station. “We’re excited to bring Alex back to his home town,” Whittaker said in a statement. “His experience in Chicago and his passion for breaking news will be a great addition to our news team.”

Here is the reaction from everyone that is wasting away in a middle market station trying to move up: