Category: Gone

GONE IN DALLAS

The latest non-person in a tv newsroom comes at Tegna’s WFAA in Dallas where anchor Alisha Laventure suddenly went “ppphhhhhffft” after just over two years. Laventure joined the station in 2016 from News 12 ...

TELEMUNDO L.A. DEUCE OUT

Although her official exit date is November 2, it would seem that Sandra Salazar is already out the door at KVEA, the Los Angeles Telemundo outlet. Salazar was assistant news director at the station ...

“THANKS FOR ALL THE MEMORIES!”

After 13 years over two stints, the last five of them as morning show anchor at Tegna’s WKYC in Cleveland, John Anderson bid farewell via social media to viewers Friday. Anderson returned to WKYC ...

MIA IN CLEVELAND

Yeah, the tv business is like that. One day, you’re being welcomed on the set of the morning show you’re now a part of and suddenly….your station bio goes “404 page not found”. Such ...

ONE OF LIFE’S LITTLE IRONIES

Brett Kavanaugh is now a US Supreme Court justice – for life. The Palm Springs, CA anchor who imprudently came to Kavanaugh’s defense several weeks ago in a lengthy Facebook post is out of ...

PHILLY TV NEWS VET OUT THE DOOR

33 years was enough for veteran Philadelphia investigative reporter Dave Schratweiser to call it a career. He’s leaving Fox-owned WTXF. He announced his departure on Twitter. “Just wanted to say Thanks Philadelphia for 33 ...

GONE IN W VA

After a little more than two years, it looks like sportscaster Drew Goldfarb is no more at Nexstar’s WOWK in Charleston, W. VA. While you can still find his bio in archived corners of ...

SANTOS MAKES HER EXIT

Siera Santos was once the White Sox reporter for NBC Sports Chicago. But recently, she had been handed other duties. So after three years, she wrapped it up Friday, sending out the news via ...

PITTSBURGH FORECASTER OUT

We told you a little over a month ago that WTAE weekend forecaster Ray Petelin was headed for the door. His contract with the Hearst station In Pittsburgh was not renewed. He signed off ...

HOUSTON ANCHOR MIA

Houston blogger Mike McGuff reports that anchor Sara Donchey is no longer with Graham Media’s KPRC. She’s been anchoring the 4 pm newscast after joining the station in 2015. Donchey’s been on maternity leave ...

23 YEARS AND GONE IN EL PASO

KTSM chief meteorologist Chuck DeBroder was fired this week after 23 years with El Paso, TX Nexstar station. The El Paso Times reports his Sunday 10pm weathercast was very uneven, he appeared stiff and ...

OUT THE DOOR IN CLEVELAND

After nearly ten years, weekend weathercaster Beth McLeod has left Raycom’s WOIO. She posted a goodbye note on her Facebook page, and her bio is already gone from the station’s website. Prior to WOIO, ...

ANOTHER DAY, ANOTHER NEWS DIRECTOR

Citing unspecified “health reasons” Craig Colson announced late Tuesday he is stepping down after six years as news director at Rockfleet Broadcasting duopoly WVII-WFVX in Bangor, ME. Colson came to the television station after ...

SAYING GOODBYE IN WICHITA

After just over two years, this week marked the final week for KSNW sports director Elliott Polakoff. He signed off after two years at the Nexstar station. He previously worked in Illinois and interned ...

YOU CAN NO LONGER “GET MARTY”

For the past 15 years, “Get Marty” has been a signature consumer advocacy franchise for CBS-owned KDKA in Pittsburgh. No more. Reporter Marty Griffin left the station at the end of the July for ...

WEST PALM ANCHOR EXITS

A career in real estate awaits former WPEC anchor Eric Roby, who left the station after sitting in the morning anchor chair for 17 years. Roby signed off the Sinclair West Palm Beach, FL ...

YUMA REPORTER RESIGNS UNDER CLOUD

We told you a week ago about Yuma reporter Vanessa Dillon’s arrest on a domestic violence charge. Now, the investigative reporter for News Press and Gazette’s KYMA has resigned, according to the station. She ...

GARMAN SIGNS OFF IN DES MOINES

Des Moines sportscaster Andy Garman made good on his promise to leave the business, signing off last week from Hearst’s KCCI . Profuse thanks and platitudes marked his final on-air appearance. “Sitting in this ...

ANOTHER DOUBLE DEPARTURE IN TOPEKA

Nexstar’s KSNT sports director Matt Gasper (left) is leaving the Topeka, KS station. “Signing off from KSNT News! Thanks everybody,” read his Twitter message. So is sports reporter and weekend anchor Jonathan Polasek, (right) who ...

THE MILWAUKEE EXODUS CONTINUES…

In another departure from the Scripps station, reporter Ann Sterling said on Facebook Monday that it was her last day at WTMJ. The Florida native didn’t detail where she’s heading, but alluded to her ...

GUILFOYLE BOUNCED AT FOX NEWS

After the initial reports made it seem that Kimberly Guilfoyle’s departure from Fox News was due to a really swell opportunity to hook up with a Trump PAC and work even closer with her ...

OK. CITY ANCHOR OUT IN SEXTING CONTROVERSY

According to The Lost Ogle blog, it’s 23 years and out for Lance “Danger” West, anchor/reporter for Tribune’s KFOR. West suddenly stepped down Tuesday afternoon, just hours after a short-lived Twitter account named “JustaGirl35” ...

CHANNEL ONE NEWS GOES DARK

Because why in the world would you want kids to get into the habit of watching tv news? The classroom tv service provided by Houghton Mifflin actually had its last broadcast in May, at ...

SALINAS ND CALLS IT QUITS

Bay area blogger Rich Lieberman looked up from composing one of his blistering posts about the sad state of local radio and noted that Deb Monroe, news director at News-Press and Gazette’s KION-Telemundo operation ...

FT. WAYNE ANCHOR SIGNS OFF

WANE weekend anchor Rod Hissong says his contract is up so he’s stepping down and, presumably, out of the business.. “This will be my final newscast at NewsChannel 15 where I spent 8 years,” ...

KC FORECASTER OUT THE DOOR

Tuesday was the last day for meteorologist Ronelle Williams at Meredith’s KCTV in Kansas City, MO The station wasted no time erasing all signs of his affiliation, dropping his bio and deactivating his station ...

ANOTHER UNIVISION EXEC DEPARTS

Borja Echevarría has packed up and left his job after four years as VP and Editor-in-Chief at Univision News Digital. His last day at Univision was Tuesday. Echevarría has returned to Spain to be ...