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Aristea Brady Joins KDVR From WCCO

brady_wcco_304Aristea Brady is joining KDVR, the Fox affiliate in Denver, as co-anchor of the 10 p.m. newscast. She comes from WCCO, the CBS-owned station in Minneapolis, where she has been a reporter and anchor for three years.

“She is a familiar face to many of you and to the Denver audience, having worked as a reporter and weekend morning anchor at KUSA several years ago before leaving for Minnesota,” KDVR news director Ed Kosowski wrote in a note to station staff last week. “Aristea is a Colorado native who was born and raised in Englewood. She has a large extended family in Craig on the Western Slope, where they operate a ranch and where she spent summers herding cattle and sheep before pursuing her career in journalism.”

Brady will anchor the 10 p.m. newscast alongside Boris Sanchez. She will also report during the week.

Kosowski’s full note is after the jump. Read more

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WCCO Adds Kim Johnson as Saturday Morning Anchor

kim Johnson_wccoWCCO isn’t done making moves. In addition to bringing back Jason Matheson, the Minneapolis CBS owned station has also hired Kim Johnson as its Saturday morning anchor.

According to the Pioneer Press, Johnson will join WCCO from KTVX in Salt Lake City on May 12.

She replaces Aristea Brady, who left the station earlier this month.

Aristea Brady Leaving WCCO

brady_wcco_304WCCO anchor and reporter Aristea Brady has announced she is leaving the CBS owned Minneapolis station.

“It’s with bittersweet sentiment I tell you my husband and I are moving back to our beloved Colorado,” Brady wrote on her facebook page.

“As you know, Aristea is from the Denver area and her husband [Nathan] has a business opportunity in the area and Aristea is excited about the prospect of being closer to family,” WCCO news director Mike Caputa told the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. “Aristea has been a fantastic reporter and anchor for us and we’ll miss her contributions. … Her last day at WCCO will be March 8.”

Brady started at WCCO in July 2011 after working at KUSA in Denver. She has also worked for KTVX in Salt Lake City.

WCCO Makes Changes in the Morning

WCCO is re-tooling its morning anchor lineup right after May sweeps. The CBS owned Minneapolis station is moving current anchors Mike Binkley and Angela Davis to Sunday evenings and replacing them with Jason DeRusha (pictured right) and Jamie Yuccas (pictured left) beginning June 2.

“The expectations are very high at WCCO and we feel like we can do better in our morning show,” WCCO news director Mike Caputa told the Pioneer Press. “This isn’t about any performance issues with Mike or with Angela, they’ll still be in high-profile positions at the station, but we’re making this decision so that we hopefully can continue to grow and that we’ll be in a good position in the future. We’re hopeful that everybody will be at the television station for a long time.” Read more

Report: WCCO Reprimands Employee for Wearing Blonde ‘New Hire’ Costume

WCCO, the station known for its fondness of Chinatown delicacies, has popped up again in the gossip pages following a report that an employee was scolded for wearing an inappropriate costume to a party.

Here’s Star Tribune gossip columnist C.J.:

I’m told that WCCO’s HR department had a heart-to-heart with an employee who attended a Halloween party with colleagues wearing a nametag that read “New Hire,” along with a blonde wig and some strategic stuffing that made him look bodaciously busty.

C.J. reports that station management may have found out about the costume from seeing photos on Facebook. Read more