Category: Back in the Saddle

BACK ON THE JOB

Houston reporter Brandon Walker is back on the job at KPRC, two months after he was severely injured after being hit by a truck while he was crossing the street. And he wasted no ...

A COMEBACK

In August 2019, Allyson Meyers completed a nearly seven-year run as VP/GM of FOX’s WOFL/WRBW serving Gainesville and Orlando, Fla., plus the company’s WOGX serving Central Florida. Now, she has resurfaced as the new ...

QUIBI OR NOT QUIBI?

In another new media development, former CNNer Laurie Segall, best remembered for her tenure as the network’s senior tech correspondent over a ten-year run, has resurfaced as still another correspondent for the new “60 ...

MISSING ANCHOR UPDATE

Houston TV blogger Mike McGruff mentioned last week that Samica Knight was MIA. Well,  Knight will be returning to anchor the  KTRK (ABC) morning newscast alongside Tom Koch later this week. She posted the ...

BACK ON THE JOB

Lena Sadiwskyj joins Sinclair’s WACH in Columbia, SC, as its next Assistant News Director. She most recently had been the news director for Gray’s WTVY in Dothan, AL. In addition to Dothan, she’s been ...

BACK ON THE SET

Former Fox News correspondent and WNYW “Good Day New York” host Greg Kelly has been MIA since abruptly leaving the latter program in September of 2018, replaced by Lori Stokes. Last night he returned ...

BACK TO HER ROOTS

Jodi Latina, current chief of staff for New Britain CT Mayor Erin Stewart, will return as a news reporter for WTNH (ABC) , The Hartford Courant reports. Her last day with the city will ...

TRAFFIC REPORTER RETURNS

KHOU traffic anchor/reporter Stephanie Simmons is back. She returned Monday to the Houston airwaves. Simmons was off the air for about a month. In November, Simmons told mikemcguff.com that she was dealing with a medical ...

A WELCOME RETURN

Good news for fans of longtime News 12 anchor Carol Silva. She’s returning to the anchor desk tonight as she exuberantly announced on Facebook. Silva took leave of the Long Island-based Altice cable news ...

REBUILDING JOB AHEAD

She was the “dean” of Seattle area new directors when she exited Nexstar’s KCPQ-KZJO and KRCW in Portland, Ore. back in September after six years in the big chair. Erica Hill-Rodriguez now turns her ...

COMING OFF THE BENCH

Jerry Giesler is coming out of retirement to become the next ND for Rockfleet Broadcasing’s  WJFW in Rhinelander, WI. He was encouraged to take the job by his former Magid colleague John Quarderer. John ...

A MOVE NORTH

A little more than a year after he exited Univision’s KMEX in LA, Guillermo Quiroz is back on the air calling weather shots….in the Bay area. He’s the nightly forecaster at Telemundo’s KSTS, a ...

RETURNING ON-AIR

Two months after opening up about her skin condition, WFOR (CBS) Miami’s Frances Wang is ready to return to the air. The reporter and anchor said she is thankful for the support she’s received as ...

VEGAS ANCHOR GETS SHOW

The woman known as MOJ is bringing her show to KLAS (CBS). Longtime KVVU (Fox) anchor and personality Monica Jackson returns to affiliate TV with “The Monica Jackson Show,” premiering in December on KLAS. ...

AN EMOTIONAL RETURN

A little more than three years ago, reporter Marie Coronel and her photographer Mike Gold were out preparing a live report on storm damage for Scripps’ KGTV in San Diego, when heavy branches snapped ...

HOME TO BIG SKY COUNTRY

Former Oklahoma City News Director Rebecca Gaylord has been named ND for Scripps’ KBZK/KXLF in Butte/Bozeman, MT. She has family in the area. Gaylord most recently spent six years as ND for Hearst’s KOCO, ...