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Irika SargentIrika Sargent is co-anchor of the CBS 2 Chicago (WBBM-TV) evening news at 5, 6 and 10 p.m. with Rob Johnson. Sargent, an Emmy Award winning journalist, joined CBS 2 Chicago in 2015 after having worked at WFOR-TV in Miami, where she co-anchored the station's weekday early evening and late newscasts.

Irika has covered numerous national stories.

In 2016, she covered the Democratic National Convention where the first woman, Former Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, earned the Democratic Party presidential nomination. Earlier that year, she served as emcee for the 30th Annual International Women’s Forum which convened women from more than 50 countries who are the world’s leading architects, advocates, catalysts, and pioneers of change.

Irika has spearheaded coverage for national health crisis and pro social issues including reports on Diabetes (American Diabetes Association), Domestic and Sexual Assault (‘Chicago Says No More’) and Literacy (Literature for All of us). For three consecutive years, Irika has emceed the Alzheimer’s Association’s (Illinois Chapter) Reason to Hope Luncheon and in 2017 alone, Sargent was an integral voice in helping raise over four million dollars for the American Red Cross of Greater Illinois’ disaster relief efforts.


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