After two years at WPTV, Alex Sanz is leaving the West Palm Beach NBC affiliate to work for the Associated Press. He will be based in Atlanta and his stories will appear across all platforms, including broadcast, digital and mobile.
“This is a great opportunity for Alex and certainly a loss of us. Alex’s experience allowed him to bring necessary context to stories and meetings. His ability to navigate City Hall allowed us to get in front of some big stories,” WPTV news director Mike Garber wrote in a note to station staffers this week.
During her time as a military reporter at the NBC owned station in San Diego, Gabrielle was known as Lea Sutton. She will begin at Fox News on December 16.
Before joining KNSD, Gabrielle worked as a Washington, D.C.-based digital journalist for NBC News. From 1997 to 2009, she was a fighter pilot and intelligence operations officer in the U.S. Navy.
Broaddus told TVSpy she left Indianapolis CBS affiliate WISH on December 1. She said she starts at KARE on January 6.
“This was a very difficult decision,” Broaddus wrote in her resignation letter to WISH news director Steve Bray obtained by TVSpy. “However, it’s time for me to accept an opportunity to continue growing and contributing to the work that we all do as journalists.”
“We’re very proud of Paul’s service to our FOX 5 Atlanta viewers,” A WAGA spokesperson said in a statement. “We wish him all the best in retirement.
He started working for the station when it was affiliated with CBS in 1973. According to his bio, he has worked as a floor director, film and tape editor and producer while at the station. He began reporting in 1977.
At WCMH, Pohlman will be the lead investigative reporter and co-anchor of the 5:30 p.m. newscast. He begins in Columbus on February 3, 2014.
“Chris is a talented storyteller, skilled at generating high-impact stories. He has won many regional Emmy and Edward R. Murrow awards for outstanding journalism,” KDVR vice president of news Ed Kosowski wrote in a note to station staffers. “…Please welcome Chris when he arrives here Monday.”
Before KIRO, Halsne was the lead investigative reporter and special projects unit manager at KWTV, the CBS affiliate in Oklahoma City. He has also worked at stations in Topeka, Joplin, Ft. Myers and Grand Rapids.
“You have all made me feel so welcome and I can’t thank you enough for such a wonderful experience. While you may not see me everyday, I’ll still be reporting for CNY and I hope you will follow me as I begin my next journey on December 8th!” Polansky wrote on her WUTR Facebook page.
Polansky, a 2012 graduate of Penn State, will report on weekends and three days a week for WSYR.
“I’ve been here for 37 and a half years, and it’s just time,” Davis told the Pioneer Press. “It’s time to enter another phase in my life, which I want to do in good health. At my age, if I wait too much longer something’s going to happen. You don’t last forever. And you don’t want to end up spending your retirement visiting hospitals.”
Davis, who was born in London, England, spent the early part of his life as a British merchant seaman. After settling in Australia, he started his broadcasting career in 1968. He joined KSTP in 1976.
He told KSTP he has followed one simple rule throughout his career, “You’re only as good as your last story. That’s the one people remember.” Read more