WFLD first signed on in 1966, as an independent station owned by Field Communications, a subsidiary of Field Enterprises, then the parent company of the Chicago Sun-Times.
Kaiser Broadcasting took control of WFLD in 1973.
WFLD Channel 32 - "The Choice Is Yours" (Station ID, 1978)
Alternate logo seen on a print ad.
Another logo seen during promos
Field Communications regained control of WFLD in 1978, when Kaiser Broadcasting was merged with Field Enterprises. This logo design was shared with other Field independent stations.
Metromedia took control of the company in 1984.
In 1986, Metromedia sold its stations to
News Corporation, who then launched the Fox television network, with WFLD serving as part of the backbone of this new network.
Alternate logo seen on a print ad
News logo seen on a print ad
Fox 32 News at 9 logo seen on a print ad.
Another alternate logo seen on a print ad
Fox News Chicago open (2004-2006)
In 1997, WFLD changed its branding from
Fox 32 to Fox Chicago. Its sister station in Philadelphia WTXF-TV adopted the same practice two years earlier until 2003.
This logo branding, currently in use by most of the
Fox O&O stations, is based on the Fox News logo.
News promo ID (2006-2009)
9 p.m. news open (2008-2009)
Fox News Chicago Logo (2006-2009) Fox Chicago News logo (2009-2012)
Alternate news logo with website
Promo logo seen for newscasts
After almost 20 years of branding as Fox Chicago under some capacity, WFLD reverted to its former
Fox 32 branding on November 12, 2012. The logo was updated to fall in line with its sister Fox owned-and-operated stations as a result.
Fox 32 News logo (2012-present)
"You & FOX 32" ID (September 2015-present)
Horizontal logo (2015-present)
Horizontal logo with background
News logo with News Program guide
WFLD news opens
Collection of every news open used for WFLD
TV stations in Chicago