Peña joins management team at WMAQ August 12, 2008 by Veronica Villafañe Chris Peña is leaving Miami to become assistant news director at WMAQ, NBC’s O&O in Chicago. The Chicago Tribune reports Chris starts his new role on September 8. Chris has been executive producer of the late news at WTVJ-6. Before that, he was news director at WSCV-51, Telemundo’s O&O in Miami. NBC Universal last month sold WTVJ to Post-Newsweek Stations, which owns the ABC affiliate in Miami, pending approval from the FCC.