Jae Miller, reporter for Chicago CW affiliate WGN and cable news channel CLTV, is leaving to become the spokesperson for the Illinois Department of Transportation.

Miller told Time Out Chicago‘s Robert Feder, “I am excited to embark upon this wonderful opportunity with IDOT. The agency continues to move forward with cutting-edge ideas and initiatives. I am thrilled to be able to apply the skills I obtained during my tenure in television news to this challenging role.”

Before joining CLTV in 2008, Miller worked at WDJT in Milwaukee and WHBF in Quad Cities. She began working full-time for WGN in 2009. Her first day with IDOT will be one week from Monday on March 11.