Derby joins KKTV from WSPA, the CBS-affiliate in Greenville, SC, where she has been a weekend anchor five years. She was also the station’s “Problem Solver” reporter.
“LIVE!” is auditioning a rotation of comedians, actors and television hosts to fill the seat of Regis Philbin, who retired from the show in November. Kiernan, who co-hosted once in March, is slated for two more days alongside Ripa — April 30 and May 1.
“There are so many factors in a decision like this that it’s tough to analyze what they’re looking for. So I’m trying not to analyze,” Kiernan told our sister site FishbowlNY. “As with last time, I’ll bring the slightly cheerier version of my NY1 self and they’ll let me know if it’s the right fit for Kelly.”
O’Hearn has been on maternity leave from the Philadelphia ABC O&O since last year. A WPVI spokesperson told the Philadelphia Daily News the station is “thrilled to have her back.”
O’Hearn will be anchoring the Sunday morning and midday newscasts while Nydia Han, who is an anchor and consumer reporter at WPVI, is out on maternity leave. She will also work on special reports for the station, according to the Daily News.
The Sioux City ABC-affiliate announced this week that Seaman would replace longtime anchor Larry Wentz on the 5, 6, and 10 p.m. newscasts. Wentz is currently recovery from liver transplant surgery.
“I won’t disappear from the airwaves here at WNCT,” Hoffman said in his on-air announcement. “I hope to provide specialty reports from time to time, but I feel this is a good opportunity to step back and spend more time with my family.”
“I want you to know it was my decision to leave,” Murray, who was joined by his wife and children on Sunday’s newscast. “That’s so important in this very tough business. To me, it’s always been about the people.”
Murray joined KWTV in 1981 as a sports reporter. He eventually became the station’s weekend anchor. Watch video of his goodbye inside… Read more
Hayward, who has been absent from the noon anchor desk since April 6, sat down with Andrea Roane to talk about her surgery (video above). She revealed that she will likely undergo radiation in the coming months. Read more
On camera, she is the Fort Lauderdale-Miami TV market’s first and only Asian-American primary TV news anchor, and one of the few nationwide in top TV markets. Off-camera, the third-generation Japanese-American shares stories about her bicultural upbringing at local and national events.
“It’s my way of giving back and being thankful,” Hori says during a recent weekday at WFOR in Doral. “Our world has become so much smaller because of the Internet. Read more
“It took longer than expected to make the announcement but starting April 23rd, I will be the weekend anchor at KPRC,” Mena wrote on Facebook.
Mena has worked as an anchor and reporter at KTSM since 2010. His last day in El Paso was Friday.
“While I’m saddened to leave my hometown of El Paso, I’m excited about living in Houston and working for such a storied station at KPRC,” Mena told Houston media blogger Mike McGuff. “I look forward to becoming very involved in the Houston community and telling its stories.
Egert, a morning anchor at KIRO, is moving to Minneapolis to be closer to his father, who is in poor health. He will join KSTP as a reporter and anchor at the end of this month.
KIRO news director Todd Mokhtari said Egert brought “an energy and fresh approach” to the station.
“We will miss Chris on the air and continue to make him proud with our dedicated, straightforward Seattle News Coverage,” Mokhtari said in a statement.