“I am so excited to return to Texas and call KEYE and Austin home,” said Mullur in a statement. “Judy Maggio is certainly not an easy person to replace, and I hope to bring the same warmth and credibility that she has brought to Austin throughout her amazing career.”
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Denver FOX affiliate KDVR has hired a new morning anchor team that includes former KCNC anchor Brooke Wagner. Wagner’s new co-anchor will be Kirk Yuhnke who joins KDVR from Phoenix ABC affiliate KNXV.
“We believe Brooke and Kirk, along with meteorologist Jennifer Broome and traffic anchor Ken Clark, will make a dynamic team,” KDVR news director Ed Kosowski told TVSpy. “They have the experience, passion and personality to make “Good Day Colorado” a unique morning newscast in this highly-competitive market.”
Both Wagner and Yuhnke, who go on-air two weeks from today on April 22, broke the news via social media. Wagner chose twitter to announce, saying, “Friends, I’m thrilled and proud to announce I have a new TV home
@KDVR ! I will start on #GoodDayColorado soon! Honored to join the team!” Read more
Andrea Fujii has joined KCBS in Los Angeles as a freelance reporter. Previously, Fujii was a reporter and fill-in anchor at WJZ in Baltimore.
After three years as a reporter and fill-in anchor at KOCO in Oklahoma City, Carla Wade joins WFAA in Dallas as a weekend evening anchor and reporter.
Shelley Walcott joins WMUR in Manchester from WTMJ in Milwaukee. At WMUR, Walcott will be the primary anchor.
Jeff Vaughn returns to Detroit, joining WXYZ as an auto and business reporter as well as anchor of the 5 p.m. newscast. Vaughn comes from San Antonio, where he was the primary anchor at KENS.
Meteorologist Cheryl Scott has landed at WMAQ in Chicago where she will forecast for the weekend morning and evening shows. She leaves WBIR in Knoxville.
Angie Goff moves across the street in Washington D.C. where she will be the new weekend morning anchor and reporter for WRC, after working at WUSA.
Amber Sullins, AMS sealed CBM, has been promoted to chief meteorologist at KNXV in Phoenix. Sullins grew up in Phoenix and attended the University of Arizona.
Mike Marza becomes evening anchor of the 4, 4:30, 5 and 6pm newscasts for Sunbeam’s WSVN in Miami. Most recently, Marza spent more than a year in New York freelancing for ABC News as an overnight anchor and morning correspondent. Read more
The Fox affiliate is undergoing a national search for Mullur’s replacement. “It’s always bittersweet when one of our own leaves,” news director Elizabeth O’Hara said in a press release. “On the one hand, we’re proud that the training we provide allows our employees to make such large leaps in their careers … on the other hand, Hema is an important part of the team and you never want a key player to leave.”
Mullur is a University of Texas graduate who started her career at KWES in Odessa, TX. Her last day anchoring the 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. broadcasts for KFOX will be August 26.