Category: Graceful Exit

“EVEN ENCORES HAVE TO END”

And even anchor icons eventually decide enough is enough. Dave Courvoisier returned to Las Vegas airwaves as evening anchor at Scripps’ KTNV just under two years ago. Back in 2017, Courvoisier left Nexstar’s KLAS ...

GONE…..BUT NOT GONE

After months of preparing viewers for the inevitable, the day finally came when meteorologist Sue Palka did her last forecast for FOX-owned WTTG in Washington, DC. One might have thought that, after 36 years ...

INDY FORECASTER SIGNS OFF

After four decades shared among the weather departments of four Indianapolis television stations, David James signed off locally-owned WISH after a 10-month run. His longest run at any one of the stations was at ...

BUH-BYE BAKERSFIELD

Eyeing “new opportunites” and being a fulltime mom are the reasons given by chief meteorologist Elaina Rusk, who exited Scripps’ KERO in Bakersfield, CA. Her exit ended a 13-year run at the station where ...

SAYING GOODBYE IN CLEVELAND

After 20 years on the Cleveland airwaves spread over two television stations, meteorologist Beth McLeod is saying goodbye. McLeod, currently with Nexstar’s WJW, is not yet talking about her next act – or even ...

AND FINALLY…

You’ll likely see some changes on Newsblues in the coming weeks. I’m not at liberty to discuss the details as they will be released in due time. However, for the past two years, every ...

RETIRING IN GEORGIA

The countdown has begun for folks in Augusta Georgia as Chief Meteorologist George Myers has announced he is retiring after more than 3 decades with WJBF (ABC) George’s last day is March 27th. He ...

ON THE MOVE

WCBD (NBC) Meteorologist Arielle Whooley is on the move. She took to social media to announce a life change. The Tweet above didn’t say where she was going exactly. She’s been at WCBD since ...

OHIO J-SCHOOL CHANGE

A long time fixture at the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism in Ohio is stepping down. Bob Stewart sent out the following letter last week. There will be a lot of folks sad to ...

SAN FRANCISCO BOUND

CBS 17’s weekday morning weatherman is leaving WNCN for the chief meteorologist spot at KPIX 5, the CBS affiliate in San Francisco. Paul Heggen, who came to the Raleigh station in November 2017, made ...

LEAVING TAMPA TV

After years of struggling with vocal cord issues, morning anchor Gayle Guyardo said she is leaving WFLA (NBC). Her last day will be Feb. 28. “After 33 years in the television news industry, my ...

A GOOD RUN ENDS

Our friends at “The Laurel” pay tribute to longtime WTNH shooter RJ Tattersall. After 30 years, he’s calling it a career. The longtime familiar face out in the Connecticut news locations is going to ...

PHOENIX SPORTS CHANGES

The Phoenix market is losing a second longtime television sports anchor in 2020. KPNX (NBC) Bruce Cooper already has announced that he will retire in August after the Summer Olympics, but it turns out ...

RETIRED

WTXF (FOX) reporter Bruce Gordon has retired after 23 years at the station. During a segment last week on the station morning show, he called working there “a great honor.” Gordon joined the FOX ...