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Mike Headrick, Dave McCann Set to Debut on KSL

In the wake of Bruce Lindsay‘s retirement from KSL, the station has announced there will be three anchors on the evening newscasts, beginning tonight.

The Salt Lake City NBC-affiliate announced in March that Dave McCann (right) would replace Lindsay, who has anchored the evening newscasts for 34 years. This weekend, it was announced that Mike Headrick (left), who joins KSL from KDVR in Denver, will be the third anchor for the program.

“It’s surprising how adding a third person can change the whole dynamic of a show,” Tanya Vea, KSL’s executive vice president of news, said in a statement. “This will allow us to better highlight our communities in new, exciting ways.” Read more

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Anchor Bruce Lindsay Says Goodbye to KSL

Longtime KSL anchor Bruce Lindsay ended his 38-year broadcasting career on Wednesday, anchoring the Salt Lake City NBC-affiliate’s 10 p.m. newscast for the last time.

“Like so much of the news, life is filled with beginnings and endings, and changes in between, and I’m very lucky because even this ending is sweet,” Lindsay told viewers on Wednesday, as he signed off for the final time. “I’m indebted to KSL for fulfilling so many of my dreams, on its dime.”

Lindsay, 61, will be heading to Australia this summer on a Mormon mission, along with his wife and son. Read more

Tapped as Lead Anchor at KSL, Dave McCann Bids Farewell to KLAS

After two decades at KLAS in Las Vegas, Dave McCann is set to join KLS in Salt Lake City as the station’s lead male anchor, and he bid farewell to his longtime home this morning.

“I’m going to call you every morning at 3:30,” McCann’s morning co-anchor Dayna Roselli joked during KLAS’s a.m. show on Friday.

A Utah native, McCann is succeeding longtime KSL anchor Bruce Lindsay, who is retiring. Read more

Mike Headrick Set to Join KSL From KDVR

Mike Headrick is joining KSL in Salt Lake City from KDVR in Denver.

Headrick will make the move from KDVR immediately after the May sweeps period concludes, he tells TVSpy. He will anchor the 5 p.m. newscast and be an investigative reporter for KSL. He takes over for Bruce Lindsay, who is set to retire this summer after 34 years with the station.

Headrick is the morning anchor at KDVR. He will be replaced by Nick Emmons.

KSL Picks Dave McCann to Succeed Bruce Lindsay as Lead Anchor

Dave McCann, a veteran anchor who currently serves as the play-by-play voice for Brigham Young University football and basketball, has been chosen to succeed Bruce Lindsay as KSL‘s lead male anchor.

Lindsay announced his plans to retire in January, after more than three decades with the Salt Lake City NBC-affiliate.

A Utah native, McCann has spent 19 years working as an anchor for KLAS in Las Vegas.

“I think this is the best job in all of television,” McCann said. “You couldn’t ask for a better scenario. I will officially be living the dream.” Read more

Anchor Bruce Lindsay Retiring From KSL

Bruce Lindsay, who has been a fixture at the KSL anchor desk since 1978, announced today that he plans to retire from the Salt Lake City NBC-affiliate later this year.

“Thirty-six years is a good long time to have worked at one place,” Lindsay said in a statement. “I am indebted to KSL for providing me with great friends and opportunities. So, there is much I will miss. But it’s time to squeeze in some other life experiences.”

Since joining KSL in 1974, Lindsay has won an Emmy as well as several awards from the Utah chapter of the SPJ and the Utah Broadcasters Association. Read more