“Walt is one of Sacramento’s best known and most respected news anchors,” KXTV news director Jerome Parra said in a statement. “He’s done it all. He is a trusted voice and an accomplished storyteller. He adds even greater depth to News10′s accomplished team of anchors and reporters.”
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Sacramento ABC-affiliate KXTV is launching weekend morning newscasts.
Beginning Saturday, the station will air from 6 to 7 a.m. and 8 to 9 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. They will be anchored by Kate Larsen (pictured), who was previously a reporter on KXTV’s weekday morning newscast. Larsen will be joined by meteorologist Darla Givens.
“[On the weekends,] people aren’t as rushed and their priorities are different. So we’re putting together a fun, energizing show to reflect that,” KXTV news director Jerome Parra said in a statement.
Parra began his career as a writer and assignment editor at KXTV. He is currently the assistant news director at KPNX, the NBC-affiliate in Phoenix.
“He is a smart, innovative journalist who is passionate about news,” KXTV president and general manager Maria Barrs said in a statement. “He has great energy and ideas, along with the right experience, skills and drive to lead our team.” Read more