She said Friday (June 27) that she was leaving WDSU on good terms, and cited the station’s “Neighbor or Nuisance” series as a reporting highlight of her time there.
“I feel privileged to have worked with some amazing journalists here who are committed to the community — uncovering corruption, educating the public and providing much-needed information when disaster strikes,” she said. “I am proud to have given a voice to many struggling to return post-Katrina.”
Jonathan Shelley, WDSU’s news director, said there would be no immediate announcement about Wulff’s replacement.
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“Sharief has spent his entire life in Louisiana, following the teams that inspire some of the most passionate fans in the world,” WDSU news director Jonathan Shelley said in a statement. “His knowledge of the New Orleans Saints, the New Orleans Pelicans, the LSU Tigers and other area teams shines through in his coverage.”
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Isaacs has spent the past two years as a reporter for Louisiana Media Company, appearing as the morning traffic reporter on New Orleans Fox affiliate WVUE. Her move to WDSU coincides with an upgrade to the traffic systems at the NBC affiliate.
“Susan’s knowledge of area roadways and her ability to gather information that will help viewers get to their destinations in a timely manner is yet another reason to watch WDSU News This Morning,” WDSU news director Jonathan Shelley said in a statement.
She will be paired with Randi Rousseau, who currently anchors solo in the mornings. Kim will join the station after the May ratings period.
“Mornings are special in New Orleans, and we think she’s a truly special person … and a tremendous addition to our news team,” WDSU news director Jonathan Shelley said in a statement.
Kim has worked at WVEC, the ABC-affiliate in Norfolk, VA, since 2005. She is currently the station’s weekend evening anchor.