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Mat Garcia Joins KENS as Morning Anchor

KENS has hired Mat Garcia to replace longtime morning anchor Fred Lozano, who is set to retire after more than three decades on San Antonio TV.

“We conducted a nationwide search and we are pleased to bring a journalist of Mat’s caliber to join Sarah Forgany, Natalie Tejeda and Paul Mireles,” KENS president and general manager Bob McGann said, referring to the CBS-affiliate’s current morning roster.

A Texas native, Garcia comes to KENS from KOCO in Oklahoma City, where he spent three years as a morning anchor before being bumped off the show in April. Read more

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After 35 Years at KENS, Fred Lozano to Retire in June

KENS morning anchor Fred Lozano has announced he will retire from the San Antonio CBS-affiliate this Summer.

Lozano, who joined KENS in 1977, has served as both morning and evening anchor in his 35 years at the station. In a statement announcing the retirement, president and general manager Robert McGann called him “one of the finest journalists I have experienced the pleasure of working with in television.”

“He has been the rock of stability on our morning news since 1997,” he said. “I cannot thank Fred enough for his contributions to the success of KENS.” Read more