Bizios, an Illinois native, has been anchoring the station’s 5, 6, and 10 p.m. newscasts since April on a temporary basis. She joined WICD last September as a reporter and fill-in anchor.
“Elitsa is a solid journalist who brings experience and excitement to her new position,” news director Katie McManus-Faye said. “She was born and raised in Illinois and has ties to the community. In addition, Elitsa relates to the people in this area and understands the issues affecting them.”