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KTXL Set to Expand Early Evening Newscasts

stefanie cruz ktxlSacramento Fox affiliate KTXL will add a 5 p.m. newscast next month, expanding its early evening news from 60 to 90 minutes.

The newscast, which will debut on November 4, will be anchored by Stefanie Cruz (pictured) and Eric Harryman, who currently anchor at 5:30, 6 and 10 p.m. KTXL says it will add resources and staffers related to the new newscast.

“It’s great that we’re able to add news gathering resources to get more content for our viewers as well as cover more stories in Northern California,”  vice president and general manager Jerry Del Core said in a statement. “FOX40 News will continue to provide a fresh and innovative approach to news, now in an expanded time slot that makes sense for our viewers.”

More from KTXL after the jump. Read more

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Ed Chapuis Joins KTXL as News Director

Ed Chapuis is joining Sacramento Fox affiliate KTXL as vice president and news director. His first official day at the station will be Monday.

It is a return to Sacramento for Chapuis, who spent more than a decade at NBC affiliate KCRA. Most recently, he was news director of KTVU, the Fox affiliate in San Francisco.

“His experience and tenure at #1 ranked stations in both the Bay Area and, more importantly, here in Sacramento will prove to be invaluable for our station,” KTXL general manager Jerry Del Core said in a statement.  “He will take FOX40 to new heights.”

Chapuis replaces Brandon Mercer, who left KTXL earlier this year. Read more in the official announcement after the jump. Read more