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KEYE Anchor Deeda Payton Leaving TV News

8eI9Hd6eDeeda Payton, anchor/reporter at Austin CBS affiliate KEYE, announced via Facebook she’ll be leaving the station–and television news at the end of the month. “I’ve been fortunate enough to interview some of the most fascinating people, work with the best in the biz & make lifelong friends, but it’s time for a new challenge,” she wrote.

Payton will be a general manager at Community Impact Newspaper in Central Austin. Payton starts her new job December first. Her last day on air at KEYE is November 30.

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Deeda Payton Leaving Oklahoma City for Austin

Oklahoma City Media blog, TheLostOgle, is reporting Deeda Payton has been hired by Austin CBS affiliate KEYE.

Payton, who currently works for KOKH, confirmed on her twitter page she was leaving the Oklahoma City FOX affiliate.  When asked by a viewer if she was leaving KOKH, Payton replied, “yes, Jan. 1.”  She followed that response up by saying, “I will miss OKC, but I’m excited for the new opportunity as well.”

Payton previously worked for KTEN in North Texas and Southeast Oklahoma as a producer and reporter.