Paris Schutz

Paris Schutz

Political Correspondent

Paris Schutz is Political Correspondent for Fox Chicago.

Schutz comes to Fox after 19 years at WTTW Chicago, most recently as investigative reporter and anchor of the nightly "Chicago Tonight" program and moderator of "The Week in Review."

Before that, he was the station’s chief political correspondent, covering multiple political conventions, elections, and corruption investigations.

Schutz has earned two Midwest Emmy’s and 8 Peter Lisagor Awards, three of them for "Best TV reporter," and one for a documentary he produced and reported about the candidacy of Illinois Governor JB Pritzker.

Schutz is a native of River Forest, Ill., a graduate of St. Ignatius College Prep, and a keyboardist and singer-songwriter in his spare time.

The latest from Paris Schutz

Illinois bill threatens hemp THC shops

Hundreds of Illinois shops selling THC-infused products could soon go out of business if legislation currently being debated in the state House passes.

Illinois Senate passes $53 billion state budget

This year's state budget allocates $400 million more than last year's, with $187 million earmarked to help Chicago and Cook County with sheltering and caring for migrants.