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Tucson’s KWBA Launches Morning Newscast

kwba logoKWBA, the CW affiliate in Tucson, is launching a morning newscast on April 21. It will air from 7 to 8 a.m. as an extension of “Good Morning Tucson,” the morning newscast on sister station KGUN.

“I am excited that we will be able to provide our viewers with additional local news in the 7 a.m. hour,” KWBA vice president and general manager Jim Arnold said in a statement. “This is another opportunity for new viewers who already enjoy CW programs to get local news and weather they may not have seen before.”

The newscast will be anchored by Liz Kotalik with meteorologist April Madison and traffic reporter Allen Kath.

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Busted for Speeding, KGUN Traffic Reporter Goes to Traffic School

Longtime KGUN traffic reporter Allen Kath, who’s known to Tucson viewers as “Big Al Your Traffic Pal,” recently attended traffic school after being busted for speeding last December.

Running late for a doctor’s appointment, Kath was pulled over for going 64 in a 45.  He opted to enroll in traffic school to avoid paying a big fine.

KGUN photojournalist Chris Miracle followed Kath to traffic school and reported on the speeding incident for the ABC-affiliate. Read more

Steve Nuñez Upped to Morning Anchor at KGUN

Beginning next Monday, Steve Nuñez will be the new morning co-anchor on KGUN, the ABC-affiliate in Tucson.

In announcing his promotion, KGUN called the reporter’s career path “a classic case of someone working his way up the ranks and succeeding through focus, determination and consistent achievement.” Nuñez began as an intern at the station in 1993.

Nuñez, a Tucson native, joins co-anchor Kimberly Romo, who is also from the area, as well as meteorologist April Madison and traffic anchor Allen Kath.

“I am thrilled to have Steve join our morning news team,” said Julie Brinks, vice president for Tucscon operations of KGUN parent company Journal Broadcast Group. “I believe our audience will embrace the opportunity to share their morning with a group individuals who can truly call Tucson their home.”