“Keith’s strong reporting and anchoring background will make him a valuable addition to NBC 6 News,” WTVJ president and general manager Manuel Martinez said in a statement. “We’re excited to have our morning team in place.” Read more
KNXV, the ABC-affiliate in Phoenix, will launch an 11 a.m. newscast on July 9.
“We appreciate the opportunity and the trust given to us to make sure we deliver the news that’s important to our community,” Colla said in a statement.
Savannah Guthrie is considered the favorite to replace her, but other names are in the mix (apparently Robin Roberts was on NBC’s short list last year to replace Meredith Vieira). So who do you think should replace Curry? Vote in our poll below…
In addition to being the morning traffic reporter for WKRC, Herzog anchors the 7 a.m. hour on WKRC’s CW-affiliated subchannel and anchors WKRC’s weekend morning newscast, meaning he works six-day weeks.
Herzog, who joined WKRC in 2005, is famous for his “Dance Party Fridays.”
“I’m very appreciative of my time at Channel 4, they took me at a serious time in my life,” Hong told Buffalo media blogger Alan Pergament. “I’m getting older and it’s time for a new adventure.”
Hong originally joined WIVB in 1993, but left three years later. She returned to WIVB in 2003 after stints at WPHL in Philadelphia and WRGZ in Buffalo. According to Pergament, she plans to leave television altogether.
Earl is a Chicago-area native who has spent the last two years as a reporter and fill-in anchor at KOMU, the NBC-affiliate in Columbia, MO. He began today as anchor of the morning and noon newscasts, and he will also serve as a multimedia journalist for WMAZ.
“Everyone has been really, really nice, very friendly. I’m not used to people asking questions about me. We’re kind of brisk up in Chicago,” Earl joked during his introduction on Friday’s evening newscast. “I’m really looking forward to it, it’s going to be a lot of fun.” Read more
The new show, titled “Live From the Couch,” will air weekdays form 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. and feature a mix of news, talk, lifestyle, and entertainment segments.
“Live From the Couch” will be hosted by John Elliott and Lisa Kerney, who currently work WCBS‘s morning newscast, and Carolina Bermudez, who will join the show following a seven-year run as co-host of the New York radio show “Elvis Duran and the Morning Show.” Read more
Murphy, who is currently at WBKB in Alpena, MI, played a game of “this or that” and did a blind report in front of the station’s green screen (video above).
KBAK-KBFX is asking viewers to email their opinions of Murphy to firstname.lastname@example.org.
“We are not satisfied with our position in the mornings, and that has led us to some difficult decisions,” KLAS news director Ron Comings said. “This is one of several changes we are making to better serve our morning viewers.”