Category: Going Going…

OUT AND IN

WVTM morning anchor Eunice Elliott is leaving the business to “pursue other business and creative ventures,” after six years at the station. Her call, she says. Her last day at the Hearst Birmingham, AL ...

OH, SO BITTERSWEET!

Marissa Mitchell, an anchor and reporter for Fox-owned WAGA in Atlanta, GA, figures four years is enough. What’s next? You’ll find out when and if she’s ready to let you know. Her final day ...

MEANWHILE IN CHICAGO

Steve Sanders, a consummate professional and one of the all-time coolest guys on Chicago television, is retiring after more than 37 years as a news anchor at WGN-Channel 9. TV critic Robert Feder reports Sanders, ...

MAKING A MOVE?

Rumors are swirling around the District of Columbia that the NBC News Washington bureau will soon be moving out of its longtime home at 4001 Nebraska Avenue and moving into the MSNBC/CNBC/SkyNews bureau located ...

GRACEFUL EXIT

WGAL (NBC) meteorologist Matt Moore announced on Twitter on Sunday that he is leaving the Lancaster television station. Moore, however, did not say where he is going after he leaves the NBC affiliate. This ...

HANGING IT UP…

And another media watcher decides enough is enough. Dallas’ Uncle Barkey is hanging it up. 40 years of intently watching local and national television, then writing extensively about it, is enough and “because it’s ...

GONE IN NEW HAVEN

George Colli has quietly walked out the door at Nexstar’s WTNH in New Haven, CT. The Lead Investigative reporter posted on Facebook recently that he is moving on after his contract expired at the ...

HEADED TO BIG D

Say your goodbyes, Chicago. After three years as weekend meteorologist at NBC-owned WMAQ, Kalee Dionne  is heading to Dallas as a weekday weather forecaster for Tegna’s WFAA. “We’ll miss her spunk, her humor and ...

GONE IN KC?

There’s been no official announcement and his station bio is still up, but reporter out of Kansas City, MO indicate that sportscaster Dee Jackson is no longer with Scripps’ KSHB. Jackson, a K.C. native, ...

CHICAGO SIGN-OFF

Tonight will see the final broadcast of  “ABC 7 Eyewitness News on The U,” the 7 p.m. Monday-through-Friday newscast produced by Disney’s WLS for Weigel’s WCIU in Chicago as the independent prepares to become ...

LEAVING DALLAS

After a three-year stay at KXAS (NBC) consumer reporter Samantha Chatman is heading north. Her next stop will be Chicago’s WLS-TV, where she’ll likewise be reporting on consumer issues. Chatman, who graduated from that ...

WFAA MORNING SHOW CHANGES

Demetria Obilor’s tenure as traffic reporter for WFAA’s (ABC) Daybreak will be ending after October, according to a memo from station manager Carolyn Mungo that has been obtained by unclebarky.com. Her surprise decision apparently is ...

A QUICK EXIT

After a little more than a year on the job, Michael Clemente is out as CEO of Newsmax TV. Clemente, a former Fox News and longtime ABC News executive and producer who became Newsmax ...

HEADING FOR ACADEMIA

CNET en Español is losing its technology reporter with the pending departure of Claudia Cruz at the end of the month. She’s headed for the Reynolds School of Journalism of the University of Nevada, ...

GONE IN MONTANA

Scripps’ owned KPAX in Missoula, MT is looking for a new news director. Our records show that veteran broadcaster Jerry Giesler had been the ND here since July, 2015. He’s a former news manager and ...

SPEAKING OF RETIREMENT

WZZM (ABC) President and General Manager, Janet Mason, has announced her plans to retire this summer after 22 years at the station and 44 years in the broadcasting industry.   Mason was named President and ...

FLORIDA ANCHOR DEPARTS

After 15 years of delivering the biggest stories at WPLG (ABC) in South Florida, Laurie Jennings is leaving this week. Her last broadcast is Wednesday.  “After a year and a half of real soul ...

LAST CHANCE!!!

Tune in tonight for your last shot at watching the “CBS Evening News with Jeff Glor.” Glor is signing off after the events of earlier this week which included the announcement that he is ...

ON THE MOVE

Bill Harris, anchor at WEYI (NBC) & WSHM (FOX), announced last week he plans to step down from daily newscast anchoring at the end of May. After 47 years as a full time news ...

WHO’S IN CHARGE HERE?

Jim Doty is the newly-installed vice president, general manager and director of sales at Scripps’ KERO, in Bakersfield, Calif. Doty’s rather sudden move leaves his old station, Sinclair’s WJAC in Johnstown, PA in a ...

THE LONG GOODBYE IS OVER

On her 11th anniversary of her tenure as co-host  the fourth-hour “Today Show” winefest, Kathie Lee Gifford said her last goodbye on Friday. The endless farewell tour that began back in December came to ...

CBS SHAKEOUT

Susan Zirinsky is busy reshaping CBS News and the rumors have been flying about Gayle King, Jeff Glor and John Dickerson. But her first overt move was not addition – it was subtraction. A ...

OUT THE DOOR IN SEATTLE?

Newsbluesers tell us that a couple of exits are in the offing at Cox-owned KIRO in Seattle, WA. David Solano, weekend news/sports anchor at the station for just under two years is reportedly out. ...

OUT THE DOOR IN OKLAHOMA CITY

The Lost Ogle Blog says it has learned (via the vaunted Ogle Mole Network) that OKC media personality and news mommy, Meg Alexander, was let go as the host for Sinclair’s KOKH pay-to-play morning show “Living ...

OTHERS LEAVING THE BIG D

Corning’s pending exit somewhat overshadowed the movement at two other Dallas tv stations. After 5 and a half years, sports reporter/weekend sport anchor Edward Egros will leave Fox-owned KDFW at the end of the ...

“NEW ADVENTURE” AHEAD

After nearly 4 and a half years, KING anchor-reporter Amanda Grace bid farewell to the Seattle Tegna station – and it evidently putting the tv news business in her rear-view mirror.. “[I]t’s time for ...

WAVING BYE-BYE TO THE BUSINESS

Carlton Houston, who’s run the day-to-day operation at WUSA in Washington for the past 2 1/2 years, is joining Blue Cross Blue Shield in Chicago as Director of Storytelling. He explains: I’ll be working closely with the ...