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WTVQ Anchor Tom Kenny on Medical Leave

Viewers of Lexington, KY, ABC affiliate WTVQ who may be wondering what happened to Tom Kenny now have their answer.

WTVQ announced on its website, the evening anchor is dealing with a heart rhythm problem and other complications and will be on temporary medical leave.

“We’re looking forward to Tom getting through this and having him back on the air,” WTVQ general manager Chris Aldridge told the Lexington Herald-Leader.

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Veteran Reporter Greg Stotelmyer Leaving WTVQ

Longtime WTVQ reporter Greg Stotelmyer is leaving the Lexington ABC-affiliate after being unable to come to terms on a new contract, the Lexington Herald-Leader reports.

Stotelmyer has worked at the station since 1987. He has hosted WTVQ’s “Kentucky Backroads” segments, which examine unique places and people around the state, since 1995.

“I’m just assessing what’s the next step for me,” he told the Herald-Leader. “I need to figure out what’s the best fit. … You get at a point in life when one door shuts on you, you hope it opens up doors to better things.” Read more

News Director Doug Hogan Leaving WTVQ

WTVQ news director Doug Hogan is leaving the station for a job as communications director of The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky in Louisville.

Hogan has been the news director at the Lexington ABC-affiliate since 2008. General manager Chris Aldridge told the Lexington Herald-Leader that WTVQ is currently searching for his replacement.

“We certainly appreciate the good job Doug has done for us,” Aldridge said. “He’s been a pleasure to work with, and I wish him the best in his new career.”

Alridge said the station hopes to hire a replacement for Hogan by May 1.