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Owen Jensen Officially Named KOLN-KGIN Evening Anchor

Owen Jensen has been promoted to the weeknight anchor desk at KOLN-KGIN in Lincoln, the station announced on the 10 p.m. newscast Monday.

Jensen will anchor the 6 and 10 p.m. newscasts alongside Bridget Fargen. He replaces Dave Roberts, who left the station earlier this year. “We’re stuck with you and we’re happy to have you,” Fargen joked while making the announcement.

Jensen joined the station in 2011 as a videojournalist and weekend anchor. He has been filling in for Roberts since his June departure.

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KOLN Anchor Vanessa Flowers Out at 6 and 10 P.M.

Vanessa Flowers is being moved off the anchor desk for the 6 and 11 pm. news at KOLN, The Lincoln Journal Star is reporting.

One year after replacing departing Serese Cole, Flowers has been moved to the Noon newscast.  She will continue to anchor the 5 p.m.

Her move prompts other line up changes which are, as general manager Jason Effinger told the Journal Star, all part of the Lincoln market’s increasing appetite for news:

“As the demand grows (for news), we are trying to grow with it,” said Effinger, who noted KOLN’s staff has grown 35 percent since 2009.

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