Abati is moving to California for personal reasons, according to a memo sent to WLWT staffers obtained by the Cincinnatti Enquirer. News director Stacy Owen said in the memo station management is “working with Valerie to explore every opportunity to keep her within the Hearst Television family.”
“While no final departure date has been set, she plans to be with WLWT through the summer,” Owen wrote. “We will share more once her plans become more firm. Please join us in thanking Valerie for four great years as part of the News 5 team and the Cincinnati community, and in wishing her much happiness moving forward.”
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