Tumulty named Grand Marshal
Posted: Feb. 2, 2024
The Village is pleased to announce that WGN reporter Brónagh Tumulty will be the Grand Marshal of the 24th annual Tinley Park Irish Parade, which will step off at 1 p.m. Sunday, March 3 along Oak Park Avenue in Downtown Tinley.
Brónagh is originally from Ireland, which is where she started her reporting career. She has been with the WGN News team since July 2020 as a general assignment reporter.
Prior to WGN-TV, Tumulty spent two and a half years reporting for KUTV in Salt Lake City, Utah. She also spent several years reporting at the News 12 Network in New York and as a producer at KTVT in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.
Brónagh earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from the University of Liverpool and her Master of Arts degree in broadcast journalism at the University of Sheffield in England. She is an avid traveler who started her early career teaching English in Seoul, South Korea. She travelled all over Asia and then South America before spending several months living in Buenos Aires, Argentina.