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Allie Mac Kay Leaves KTLA

mac KayKTLA morning feature reporter Allie Mac Kay has left the Los Angeles CW affiliate.

She told viewers the news on her facebook page, “So….some news. I’ve left KTLA Morning News,” wrote Mc Kay. “If I made you smile along the way, then that made my 2:30 am wake up worth it. So thank you, from the bottom of my heart for allowing me be a little part of your morning routine these last 6 years.”

According to her station bio, Mac Kay has worked “all over the country–from Salt Lake City to Sacramento to New York City.”

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Despite Gawker Post KTLA Reporter Keeps it Clean After Being Scared by Magician

KTLA, the Los Angeles CW affiliate,  has responded to a video posted on Gawker.com involving its morning feature reporter Allie Mac Kay.

Mac Kay had a live freak out moment during a May 20 live shot. During the report, magician Justin Willman shattered a pitcher Mac Kay was holding while Willman was attempting to fill it up with apple juice through the viewer’s ‘energy.’

In the actual live shot, Mac Kay said, “My gosh! You gotta warn me of this crap Justin!” But the You Tube clip had MacKay bleeped out when she said the word “crap,” giving the illusion she said something worse on air. You can watch the two videos back to back after the jump. Read more

Chris Schauble Under Fire After Open-Mic Remark on KTLA’s Morning Newscast

The National Hispanic Media Coalition is demanding an apology from KTLA anchor Chris Schauble after an on-air comment he made during the morning newscast last week.

The comments in question were during a segment spotlighting the El Coyote Mexican Cafe in Los Angeles. Reporter Allie Mac Kay, who was live from the restaurant, noted that some of the restaurant’s employees have worked there for more than 30 years:

Mac Kay: It’s a total family atmosphere, right?

Restaurant Manager: Right. That’s what keeps us all together, because it’s such a family, we know each other. We know their sons, their daughters, their parents, we go to their weddings, their baptismals, we share all our good times together…

Schauble (off camera, from the anchor desk): …bond hearings…  Read more