Phil Reed

Weekend Anchor/Reporter
Phil Reed

Phil Reed anchors weekend evenings at KCRG-TV9. He anchors at 6 & 10 on Saturdays, and 5:30 & 10 on Sundays. He also reports for the station during the week.

Phil is is a Chicagoland native and cheers on all Chicago sports teams. He has developed a soft spot for the Hawkeye and Cyclones through the years. Previously, Phil was a reporter in Rockford. While there, he covered major events like the Fairdale tornado in 2015.

Phil joined the KCRG-TV9 news team in August of 2016. During his free time, he likes to play and watch sports, try new restaurants, and go for long bike rides. Phil also volunteers with the nonprofits Willis Dady Homeless Services, and Boys and Girls Club of the Corridor.

Phil graduated from Northern Illinois University with degrees in Broadcast Journalism and History. Phil spends a lot of his time watching historical documentaries and giving random facts to people who will listen.

Phil loves meeting new people and hearing their stories. If you see him around, feel free to say "hi!"