“I never saw this coming. Together, they raised four children in Indiana and made Indiana their home, he said. Subscribe to OregonLive. Subscribe to Oregonian/OregonLive newsletters and podcasts for the latest news and top stories. Now after just a couple of years, Donlon is being replaced. Contact Pulliam Fellow Christine Fernando at cfernando@gannett.com. Previously, he was the evening anchor at the ABC station in Indianapolis and an anchor and reporter at TV stations in Michigan and Las Vegas. They are true journalists coming together with a clear mission:  Your News, Your Nation. WASHINGTON (AP) — The election scrambled seats in the House and Senate but ultimately left Congress much like it began, deeply split as voters resisted big changes despite the heated raceat the top of the ticket for the White House. Donlon came to Chicago after 21 years as the main anchor at KGW-TV (NBC) in Portland, Oregon. The heavy hitter news anchor Donlon who puts much dedication in his work earns a decent amount of salary which makes his net worth to be estimated around 100 k and above. WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats faced increasingly long odds as the battle for Senate control hangs in balance, and Republicans brushed back multiple challengers to protect their majority. When longtime WGN Anchor Mark Suppelsa left the Chicago station, KGW (Portland) Anchor Joe Donlon was brought in as Suppelsa's replacement. Starting in September, Donlon will be helping launch “News Nation,” a new, nationwide primetime news broadcast from WGN America, the national cable network. After years passed, Cortopassi began to think he was meant to be a Hoosier. Joe and Kathy have been blessed with three children. I never thought I needed to make it to the network level to feel like my career had been a success, but getting this opportunity is an honor. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism from Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI, where he also played left wing for the Marquette hockey team. We’re going to miss you, Joe! The show is scheduled to air from 8-11 p.m. Donlon’s newscasts have been honored with numerous Emmy and AP awards. The primary Monday-Friday anchor duo will be Joe Donlon, a WGN Chicago veteran, and Marni Hughes, who signs on after an eight-year run as an evening news … I will admit, a lot of viewers are looking for affirmation, not information.”, At the same time, Donlon says, he believes there are viewers who may watch CNN, MSNBC or Fox News, but are also willing to sample what other channels report. Still, it was too soon for the GOP to declare victory. Cortopassi told the IndyStar he and his wife, Leslie, always expected to return to Chicago in a few years, but those few years turned into 26 years. The couple are living a happy  marriage life together. Wintrust Business Lunch with John Williams, The Morning Show with Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong, Home Sweet Home Chicago with David Hochberg, Second City Works presents “Getting to Yes, And”, Democrats’ Senate drive halted by GOP; key races undecided, Election splits Congress, GOP bolstered as Democrats falter, With another Florida loss, Democrats begin second guessing, Biden rebuilding ‘blue wall’ in race for the White House, Hamp, OB and Koz 11/04/20: Jimmy Graham plays like a meatloaf with Ketchup? Or perhaps, as some say, it provides a rare opening for modest across-the-aisle cooperation.