NBC 5 and Telemundo Chicago will also host a live on-air chat featuring local consumer experts
CHICAGO, IL – (September 6, 2019) – As part of their ongoing commitment to help viewers with their consumer problems, NBC 5 Chicago and Telemundo Chicago’s consumer investigative reporters Lisa Parker and Zully Ramírez from NBC 5 Responds and Telemundo Chicago Responde will report on viewers’ top consumer issues during the stations’ afternoon and evening newscasts beginning Monday, September 9 through Thursday, September 12. The stations’ weeklong efforts will culminate with a live on-air and digital chat on Friday, September 13 from 4pm to 6:30pm featuring Parker and Ramirez, and local consumer experts answering questions from viewers. NBC 5 and Telemundo Chicago are home to NBC 5 Responds and Telemundo Chicago Responde, the only bilingual consumer investigative units in the market dedicated to answering and resolving consumers’ issues. Since 2016, NBC 5 Responds and Telemundo Chicago Responde have collectively returned more than $3 million dollars for Chicago-area viewers.
Discussion Topics for Monday, 9/9 – Thursday, 9/12:
Live, On-Air Consumer Chat on Friday, 9/13:
To submit a consumer problem, visit NBCChicago.com or call: 844-NBC-RESPONDS. Spanish-speaking audiences can visit TelemundoChicago.com or call 312-836-1444 to submit a consumer tip.
About NBC 5 Chicago
NBC 5 (WMAQ-TV) is the owned NBC station in Chicago. During NBC 5 Chicago’s rich history, the station pioneered a number of television “firsts.” On April 15, 1956, NBC 5 became the world’s first all-color TV station. In September of 1986, NBC 5 became the first Chicago commercial station to broadcast in stereo. In 1989, NBC 5 was the first Chicago station to present closed captioning of all local newscasts. Currently, NBC 5 airs over 39 hours of local news per week in HD on its core channel and the latest news, weather, original franchises and streamed original content on nbcchicago.com and NBC Chicago Mobile App.
About Telemundo Chicago
Telemundo Chicago / WSNS is Telemundo’s local television station serving the Spanish-speaking community throughout the Chicago metropolitan area. Owned by NBCUniversal, Telemundo Chicago produces five daily award-winning newscasts Monday through Friday and four on Saturdays and Sundays. These newscasts all deliver the latest local news, weather forecasts, consumer reports, entertainment and sports updates across a variety of platforms. Viewers can also access up-to-date local news and information online at TelemundoChicago.com, via the station’s dedicated mobile app and social media channels.