John Idler Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, ABC 7 Chicago, Net Worth, Salary

John Idler is an American President/Manager working for ABC 7 Chicago/WLS-TV. He was appointed to his position in the month of June 2012.

John Idler Biography

John Idler is an American President/Manager working for ABC 7 Chicago/WLS-TV in Chicago. He was appointed to his position in the month of June 2012. Idler serves the station as a General Manager/President of ABC 7 Chicago (WLS-TV), the ABC-owned station in Chicago, Illinois. 

John Idler Age

Idler likes to keep his personal life private and hence has not yet disclosed the year and month he was born. It is therefore not known when he celebrates his birthday. However, he might be in his 40’s.

John Idler Height

Idler stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.

John Idler Family

Idler has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if John has any siblings.

John Idler Wife 

Idler is very private about his personal life therefore it is not known if he is in any relationship. There are also no rumors of him being in any past relationship with anyone.

John Idler Net Worth

Idler has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a General Manager.

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John Idler Salary

Idler earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.

John Idler Career

Idler works with ABC 7 Chicago serving the station as a General Manager and President. He has overall management responsibility for the top-rated station in Chicago, the nation’s third-largest television market. Besides he oversees additional businesses involving Chicago’s Live Well and Laff TV affiliate,, and also its mobile and other new media businesses.

Most recently, he helped orchestrate a deal to bring 25 Chicago Cubs baseball games to ABC 7, the first time since 1949 that Cubs games have aired on ABC 7. He as well led the development of an ABC 7 primetime newscast on WCIU-TV, the first 7 PM news broadcast to air in Chicago. Before joining WLS-TV, he served as President and General Manager of WTVD-TV in Raleigh-Durham-Fayetteville since December 2007.

Idler has held neighborhood TV control posts in Chicago and Raleigh-Durham-Fayetteville when you consider becoming a member of the ABC Owned Television Stations Group as a WLS-TV Sales Account Executive in 1998. He moved to WTVD-TV as a Sales Manager in 2000 and finally again to WLS-TV as a Sales Manager in 2002. Idler became named WLS-TV Vice President and General Sales Manager in 2004 earlier than his promotion to President and General Manager at WTVD-TV in 2007.

In 1991, he started his broadcast career in Chicago. He has been active in various industry associations and community groups. Idler is on the boards of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, Greater Chicago Food Depository, USO of Illinois, 100 Club of Chicago, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Illinois Broadcasters Association, and also the Executive Club of Chicago. He earned a mayoral appointment to serve on the State Street Commission. He is as well active with the American Red Cross.

John Idler ABC7 Chicago

Idler is working at ABC7 Chicago where he works alongside other famous ABC7 Chicago anchors and reporters including;

  1. Rob Elgas
  2. Alan Krashesky
  3. Stacey Sager
  4. David Novarro
  5. Val Warner
  6. Paul Meincke
  7. Diane Pathieu
  8. Eric Horng
  9. John Garcia
  10. Michelle Gallardo
  11. Evelyn Holmes
  12. Jessica D’Onofrio
  13. Sarah Schulte
  14. Leah Hope
  15. Janet Davies
  16. Samantha Chatman
  17. Jason Knowles
  18. Chuck Goudie
  19. Larry Mowry
  20. Mark Rivera
  21. Stacey Baca
  22. Dionne Miller
  23. Phil Schwarz
  24. Karen Jordan
  25. Ravi Baichwal
  26. Roz Varon
  27. Tracy Butler
  28. Jim Rose
  29. Terrell Brown
  30. Hosea Sanders
  31. Tanja Babich
  32. Cheryl Scott
  33. Judy Hsu
  34. Mark Giangreco
  35. Cheryl Burton
  36. Eric Thomas
  37. Kristen Sze
  38. Sandhya Patel
  39. Dan Noyes
  40. Chris Nguyen
  41. Mike Nicco
  42. Dion Lim
  43. Jobina Fortson
  44. Liz Kreutz
  45. Spencer Christian
  46. Dan Ashley
  47. Larry Beil
  48. Reggie Aqui
  49. Chris Alvarez
  50. Kumasi Aaron
  51. Drew Tuma
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