Fox previously worked at KMOT, the NBC affiliate in Minot, N.D. Since 2012, she has been a reporter and anchor of the 6 p.m. newscast. She is a graduate of Franklin College in Indiana, where she majored in broadcast journalism and public relations.
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Horbelt joined KOAA in 2011 as the morning anchor and was promoted to evening anchor in 2012. During her time at the NBC affiliate, she met and married her husband, another KOAA employee. In a statement, Horbelt said she will make the move to be closer to her family.
“We are very happy that Jennifer is able to take this next step in her career and that it’s also a move that includes pulling her family closer together,” KOAA news Kelly Duffy said.
A suspicious package forced the evacuation of Harrisburg, IL, ABC affiliate WSIL this morning.
The station said employees were allowed back in the building after after authorities “placed the item in a container and carried it away from the building.”
The FBI and local police are still investigating.
WPSG news director Bill Evans told TVSpy the station had asked for an interview with Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell. When he showed up in the right spot, “An NBC producer/camera team hooked the Senator up and the producer asked questions while we recorded the answers here in Paducah.”
While he was hanging out after the interview and WPSD was still recording Rand Paul, the junior Senator from Kentucky, approached the Republican Minority Leader and asked, “You got a second?” Read more
Mounce, an Indiana native, will be the weekend meteorologist and weekday weather reporter at ABC affiliate WRTV. He has worked at NBC affiliate WPSD since 2008.
“We are happy to welcome Kyle back home to Indiana. He will be contributing to our live weather coverage on TV, on-line at theIndyChannel.com and on our expanding mobile and iPad news and weather apps,” news director Terri Cope-Walton said in a statement.
Morgan comes to WREX from WPSD in Paducah, Ky., where he has been an executive producer for the morning newscast since December 2011. Prior to WPSD, he spent four years at WLUK in Green Bay, where he produced news and sports.
Eddington joined the station in 2006 as an associate producer and later became the weekend reporter, producer and anchor. She has been anchoring the station’s weekday morning newscast since 2008. Read more
“I am blessed to have had the opportunity to learn & grow in southern Illinois, but I am looking forward to working in my hometown and being near my family again,” he wrote on Facebook. “Thanks to all of you for a great year!!”
The move is a return to WSBT for Rudkin, who interned at the CBS-affiliate earlier in his career. [h/t Jake's DTV Blog]
“I am delighted to have the opportunity to return to the area and join the KBSI,” said Smythe, who will also oversee KBSI sister station WDKA. “Having competed against the stations for so many years, I have a full appreciation and respect for their capabilities and market presence.”
Smythe spent thirteen years at CBS-affiliate KFVS. He began as the station’s general sales manager before being promoted to VP-GM, a position he held for eleven years. Read more
Emerson will anchor the 5, 6 and 10 p.m. newscasts at WPSD in Paducah, a station she called “very solid and competitive.”
“I was impressed with the people when I went down to visit,” Emerson told the Toledo Blade.
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