Sarigianopoulos will co-host the program with meteorologist Belinda Jensen beginning October 13. The newscast will air from 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturday mornings. In a statement, news director Jane Helmke called the pair “a dynamic and engaging team for our community.”
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In a statement announcing the hire, news director Jane Helmke described McCoy as a “smart, exceptional journalist eager to call the Twin Cities his home.”
McCoy was most recently a weekend anchor and reporter at KTNV, the ABC-affiliate in Las Vegas. He joins Sarigianopoulos, meteorologist Jerrid Sebesta and Dave Schwartz, who was recently promoted to weekend sports anchor and reporter, beginning September 17.
While riding his bike Tuesday evening, Shaver turned a corner and found a teenage boy stopped on his side of the path. He slammed on the brakes and flipped over the bike’s handle bars, the Pioneer Press reports.
In an interview with KARE (watch above), Stensrud said she has not watched the entire video of the slurred newscast. Her performance that night not the result of drinking but because of a bad reaction to anti-anxiety medication she was taking, she said. Read more
Perkins is currently the weekend news and sports anchor for the station. He succeeds Randy Shaver, who is moving to the weeknight anchor desk after 18 years as sports director. In his new role, Perkins will appear on the weeknight newscasts alongside Shaver, Julie Nelson and Belinda Jensen.
“Eric brings his definitive, proactive style to sports anchoring as he joins the strongest weeknight anchor team in the Twin Cities,” president and general manager John Remes said in a statement. Read more
Longtime KARE sports director Randy Shaver has been named co-anchor of the Minneapolis-St. Paul NBC-affiliate’s 5, 6, and 10 p.m. newscasts, alongside Julie Nelson. He succeeds Mike Pomeranz, who left the station this spring for a job with the San Diego Padres.
“This new team underscores KARE 11′s home-grown approach to sharing news and information,” KARE president and general manager John Remes said, announcing the move. “Julie’s experience and leadership is a perfect pairing with Randy’s news know-how and community commitment.” Read more
“I have been honored to work for the Hubbard family and with countless talented people at KSTP,” McNaney said in bidding farewell to the station. “Working with great friends, I have been blessed to receive many national awards for the work we have done here.” Read more
Seavert, who has been working as a general assignment reporter at the CBS O&O in Minneapolis-St. Paul since 2010, started work at the market’s NBC-affiliate this week.
“It’s been a lifelong dream to work at WCCO-TV, and it’s truly been an honor to be a part of the team,” Seavert wrote on her Facebook page. “But with much thought, I’ve decided to follow a reporting opportunity at KARE.” Read more
The 2012 National Edward R. Murrow Award winners have been announced.
In the large market local TV categories, Minneapolis-St. Paul NBC-affiliate KARE took home a couple of awards. The Gannett-owned station won for “Video Reporting: Hard News” and reporter Boyd Huppert was honored in the “Writing” category.
In the small market categories, KCCI in Des Moines was awarded for “Overall Excellence” while its crosstown rival, WHO, won for “Video Feature Reporting.” New Orleans Fox-affiliate WVUE won two small market awards, including “Video Continuing Coverage” and “Video News Series.”
Full list of local winners inside… Read more
The RTDNA has announced the winners of the 2012 Regional Edward R. Murrow awards.
Radio, television and online winners, divided into small and large markets, were selected from more than 3,500 entries. The RTDNA says this year is “one of the most competitive Edward R. Murrow Awards seasons in RTDNA history.”
Large market overall excellence winners were KING in Seattle, KTVU in Oakland, KMGH in Denver, KARE in Minneapolis, KMBC in Kansas City, KHOU in Houston, WTHR in Indianapolis, WLKY in Louisville, WIAT in Birmingham, WCVB in Boston, KDKA in Pittsburgh, WSB in Atlanta and CIVT in Vancouver. Read more