Walt Gray, longtime anchor for KCRA is leaving the Sacramento NBC affiliate to host his own morning radio show. Gray had been with the station as a sports reporter and later a news anchor for nearly 25 years.
“This offer came a year or two earlier than I was planning on….but…’dinner is on the table and i want to eat while the food is hot.” Gray told TVSpy. “I have loved every day I’ve walked into KCRA.”
Her e-mail announcement said: “Walt has been a tremendous asset to KCRA 3. Now, Walt is taking on a new and exciting challenge in his career. Walt has accepted a new position at Entercom Radio, “The Eagle” 96.9. The station is creating a morning team and they tapped Walt to do it – knowing he’d be the perfect fit.”
This will be Gray’s second go-round with 96.9 KSEG, he hosted the “Morning Sports Page” from 1991-1996 as part of the station’s morning radio team.
His new endeavor, “The Walt Gray Show” will air between 5:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. on 96.9 “The Eagle”.
Gray’s last day on KCRA will be three weeks from Friday on October 19.