Elitsa Bizios has officially been named evening anchor at WICD, the ABC-affiliate in Champaign, IL.

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.”

Elitsa Bizios has been delivering the WICD Newschannel 15 nightly newscasts since April of 2012. Now, WICD is pleased to officially recognize Elitsa as the Lead Weeknight Anchor of ABC Newschannel 15, broadcasting nightly at 5, 6 and 10pm.