A FOX spokesperson has confirmed with TVSpy longtime KTTV reporter Al Naipo is leaving the FOX owned station in Los Angeles.

Naipo, the Orange County bureau chief, announced the news to KTTV staffers in an email acquired by LA Observed. In the email, he was unclear on why he was leaving or what his future plans might be,

“After nearly 20 years here at KTTV, I’ll be leaving next month to pursue that next step in my career. At this point, I’ve yet to identify that specific path.”

He also gives no clear date for his departure saying only his last day will be before March 11 and he’ll have a more specific date in a few days.

To see the LA Observed piece with the email, click here. Or view a copy of the email after the jump. Read more