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Sarah Nardi

Sarah Nardi


Sarah Nardi previously worked for the Chicago Reader covering Arts & Culture.

She joined WGLT as a correspondent in 2020. She became WGLT's morning newscaster in 2021 and soon thereafter joined the staff full time.

You can reach Sarah at sgnardi@ilstu.edu.

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