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Bob Irzyk Ditches Sports to Anchor Weekends for WINK

Bob Irzyk, former sports director at Oklahoma City ABC affiliate KOCO, will anchor the WINK weekend news with co-anchor Haley Hinds beginning September 30.

Irzyk announced the move to the Fort Myers, FL, CBS affiliate on his facebook page while addressing the switch away from sports, “Yes you read that right..NEWS.. I guess I’m Re-Inventing myself at this stage of my career after doing Sports for 25 years. I’m Very Excited About this new Challenge!”

Irzyk left KOCO earlier this month after three years there. Hinds had been anchoring the WINK news solo since Jeremiah Jacobson left for KARE in November 2012.

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KOCO Names Bryan Keating Sports Director

Bryan Keating has been named sports director for Oklahoma City ABC affiliate KOCO.

Keating announced the news on his twitter feed, “Just signed a contract to be the Sports Director for KOCO in OKC. Couldn’t have imagined this day when I just a kid growing up in Edmond.”

Keating has been at KOCO since 2012. He replaces former sports director Bob Irzyk, who recently left the station. Before coming to KOCO, Keating was the sports director at KTXS in Abilene, TX..

Sports Director Bob Irzyk Leaving KOCO

Sports director Bob Irzyk is leaving KOCO after three years with the Oklahoma City ABC affiliate, The Oklahoman reports.

Irzyk, who appears on the station’s weekday evening newscasts, officially signs off today. Before joining KOCO, he worked at WFLD in Chicago, WFTS in Tampa and KDAF in Dallas.

“I’m exploring other opportunities right now,” Irzyk told The Oklahoman in an email.