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Chief Meteorologist T.G. Shuck Leaving WKYT, Saying He Wants to Spend More Time with His Family

T.G. Shuck is resigning from WKYT after 11 years as the station’s chief meteorologist.

Shuck announced this week that his final day with the CBS-affiliate will be Friday, March 2nd.  In total, he has spent 22 years with WKYT.

“After 22 years at WKYT, 16 of them doing weather and the last 11 years as Chief Meteorologist, the long hours and crazy schedules haven’t been easy on my wife and 3 children,” Shuck wrote in a post on his Facebook page.  “This time in my girls’ young lives will never come again, so it’s especially important for me to be a part of that now.”

WKYT plans to announce Shuck’s successor during its 11 p.m. newscast tonight.

Shuck began his TV career in 1990 when he landed a job as videographer at WKYT.  After a stint at WCNC in Charlotte, Shuck returned to WKYT, eventually earning a meteorology certificate and later becoming the station’s weather chief.

Longtime WKYT anchor Sam Dick told the Lexington Herald-Leader that he was “shocked” by Shuck’s decision.

WKYT meteorologist Todd Borek, who currently works the station’s morning and noon newscasts, appears to be Shuck’s likely successor.

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