Category: Heading For The Door

BUH-BYE IN DENVER

A dozen years in the tv news trenches including time in Oklahoma City, Seattle and for the past 5 years and 10 months, Nexstar’s KDVR in Denver is sending Michael Konopasek fleeing into the ...

NOT COMING BACK

After just under four years of anchoring and reporter at Hubbard’s WNYT in Albany, NY, Jacquie Slater is saying goodbye to tv news http:// She amplified her thoughts in another social media post: Having ...

ANOTHER EXIT AT WTAE

Veteran reporter Katelyn Sykes is headed for the door at Hearst’s WTAE in Pittsburgh after more than six years. And the Western Pennsylvania native is leaving with some degree of uncertainty http:// We are ...

HESTON TO BE RESTIN

Joseph W. Heston, a broadcast industry leader who has served since 1999 as president and general manager of KSBW-TV, Central Coast ABC (CCABC) and Estrella Costa Central–Hearst Television’s NBC, digital ABC and Estrella TV ...

DETROIT REPORTER OUT

After five years with WXYZ (ABC), reporter Ann Marie LaFlamme is leaving. LaFlamme announced her departure on Monday afternoon on Facebook and Twitter, saying she may not understand the station’s decision, but respects it. ...

OUTTA HERE

After 21 years at WTAJ in Altoona, PA as a reporter, anchor, editor and mentor anchor and managing editor John Clay is changing careers. He wraps up his time at the Nexstar station tomorrow ...

HEADING HOME

After nine years at 10/11 News, most of them as evening anchor at KOLN(CBS), Bridget Fargen is saying goodbye. Bridget and her family are returning to their home state of Wisconsin, where she is ...

IS THERE CAKE?

After 15 years, Justine Stewart, morning anchor at Scripps’ KPAX in Missoula, MT is signing off the station and the business. She’s moving to a job as a PR person with a local school ...

HELP WANTED

Gray’s WITN in Greenville, NC is looking for a new news director. Melissa Abrahamsen Cashwell has been the ND here since October, 2017, when she replaced the late Stephanie Shoop. Cashwell first joined WITN ...

A DETROIT EXIT

It is one last book and out for Detroit street reporter Anu Prakash after 18 years with Scripps’ WXYZ. She came to the station in 2002 from Cincinnati. She indicates she’ll be going after ...

BUH-BYE

A contract stalemate means that longtime Albany morning meteorologist Jess Briganti is heading for the exit at WTEN next month. She’s been with the Nexstar station for the past two years after spending the ...

ON THE MOVE

George Cheeks, a top executive at Comcast Corp.’s NBCUniversal, is headed to ViacomCBS Inc. in a senior role at CBS, where he could ultimately succeed Joe Ianniello as head of the network, reports The Wall Street ...

ANOTHER VIEW EXIT

Friday is exit interview day for Abby Huntsman, one of the gaggle of co-hosts on ABC’s “The View.” Huntsman, who’s been with the program since September 2018, says she is leaving to work on ...

THE REASON IS LEGIT

Gray’s KGMB/KHNL aka Hawaii News Now anchor Shawn Ching is abandoning the anchor desk to….spend more time with his family. We know, you’ve heard that one before, ad nauseam. But this time, it’s a ...

OUT IN INDY

The GM of Nexstar’s Indianapolis duopoly WXIN/WTTV in Indianapolis is the latest new Nexstar GM to leave. Jamie Aiken said it was his decision to “spend more time with family,” and came just 2 ...

30 AND OUT

A fixture since 1989, Houston reporter turned tv executive Cynthia Cisneros of Disney’s KTRK is hanging it up. And rather quickly at that. Cisneros started out as a reporter when she joined KTRK back ...

LEAVING IN PHILLY

After eight years of delivering the morning weather forecast, KYW morning meteorologist Katie Fehlinger wants to reset her alarm. Fehlinger is leaving the CBS-owned Philadelphia station a week from tomorrow to….all together now….spend more ...