Maggio has worked on-air in Austin for 33 years. She told the Austin American-Statesman she declined a generous contract extension from KEYE to stay.
The American-Statesman profiled the longtime Austin anchor as she prepares to step down from the anchor chair and start a new chapter in her life.
“She’s been coming into people’s homes for 33 years. Think about all the lives she’s touched,” [Walt] Maciborski said. “It’s going to be weird without her. We’re a family. We’ll have a huge hole.”
“She’s such an amazing journalist,” Ballou said. “We’ve been through four different owners and she’s never lost her passion, her journalistic integrity. It’s inspiring to have someone who’s not afraid to stand up for what’s right. She is the lifeblood of this station.” Read more