Since joining NBC5 News in 1991, Charlie Wojciechowski has covered stories ranging from the Jeffrey Dahmer serial murders in Milwaukee to the Chicago visit of former Polish President Lech Walesa. In addition to his usual reporting duties, Charlie hosts our Weekend and Weekday Web computer segments. In 1998, Charlie received the Gold Bell Award for his coverage of mental health issues. He also received a regional Emmy for his contribution to NBC5's coverage of the Fox River Grove Bus Crash.Charlie was born in Evanston and raised in Chicago and Lincolnwood. In 1980, he graduated from Loyola Academy in Wilmette. After studying in Italy and Switzerland, he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in International Relations from Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota. In 1985, he received his Masters degree in Journalism from Northwestern University in Evanston.
The health impact of separating migrant children from parents - 2018-Jun-19 16:38:00
Experts say there is no downplaying the trauma that taking a child away from a parent causes.
Migrant father describes moment his daughter was taken away - 2018-Jun-22 22:01:00
The BBC speaks to a detained migrant who has not spoken to his daughter since they were separated.
US military plans migrant tent camps amid Trump crackdown - 2018-Jun-23 08:00:00
A leaked memo reveals plans for "austere" camps on airbases for thousands of migrants.
Undocumented migrant families embark on chaotic reunion process - 2018-Jun-25 13:30:00
Parents describe feeling "powerless" as advocates scramble to help return children to their families.
Melania Trump jacket: Five things 'I don't care' could mean - 2018-Jun-22 11:17:00
People are trying trying to decode the First Lady's message with her unusual anorak.