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Don Hudson Comes Back to Salt Lake City

Don Hudson will return as co-anchor for the KTVX 5:00, 6:00 and 10:00 p.m. news.

Hudson, who left the Nexstar owned Salt Lake City ABC affiliate for WHEC in Rochester, N.Y., in July 2012, said in a statement, “I have lived all over the country during my 24 years in television news, but coming back to work in Utah is like coming back home.”

According to The Salt Lake Tribune, Hudson will join Kim Fischer, replacing current co-anchor Brent Hunsaker who is on assignment in Africa. Both Hudson and Fischer anchored the station’s 5:00 p.m. news before Hudson left for Rochester.

[24 Salt Lake]

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Anchor Don Hudson Joins WHEC From KTVX

Don Hudson will join Rochester NBC-affiliate WHEC as an anchor and reporter this fall.

Hudson is currently the 5 p.m. anchor at KTVX, the ABC-affiliate in Salt Lake City. He will begin in his new role in late September, according to the station. He replaces Rich Funke, who is retiring after 38 years at WHEC.

“Not only is Don a true professional but he is also a dedicated family man,” VP-GM Derek Dalton said. “His committment to family and community are the exact values that we look for here at News10NBC. Hie is passionate about getting to the heart of the story making him a perfect addition to our News10NBC family.”

KTVX Shuffles On-Air Talent Roster, Newscasts

KTVX is shuffling its on-air roster as the station prepares to expand its 4:00 p.m. newscast following a strong showing in November.

The Salt Lake City ABC-affiliate announced this week that Brent Hunsaker and Kylie Conway (pictured) will be the new main anchor team, while Don Hudson and Kim Fischer, who joins KTVX from KXAS in Dallas, will team up for the 5:00 p.m. weekday newscast.

KTVX is bidding farewell to current weekday evening anchor Karen Carlson, who is expecting her first child within a few weeks and is leaving to become a stay-at-home mom. Read more