Jen Lada is returning to her hometown as she joins Comcast SportsNet Chicago as a freelancer, Time Out Chicago’s Robert Feder reports.

Beginning Wednesday, Lada will join the network’s anchor-reporter team and will contribute to Comcast SportsNet Chicago’s online and on-air coverage. She replaces Nicole Darin, who joined Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic.

Lada has been a sports reporter and anchor at WITI, the Fox affiliate in Milwaukee, since 2006.