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KTVB Set to Launch 4 p.m. Newscast

controlroom_304x200Boise NBC affiliate KTVB is launching a 4 p.m. weekday newscast.

“Our community relies on KTVB to keep them informed,” KTVB executive news director Kate Morris said in a statement.”…This newscast will be everything you would expect from Idaho’s top-rated news team, experience and expertise.”

The hourlong newscast will be anchored by Dee Sarton, who currently anchors at 5 and 6 p.m., and Carolyn Holly, who currently anchors at noon and 10 p.m. The pair will be joined by chief meteorologist Rick Lantz.

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Kate Morris Named Executive News Director at KTVB

KTVB announced that executive news producer Kate Morris has been promoted to the executive news director position recently vacated by Jim Gilchriest at the Boise NBC affiliate.

Morris has been KTVB’s executive news producer since 2008, overseeing the station’s coverage of breaking news and special broadcasts. In her new position, she will be responsible for daily station management and coordination of reporters, staffers and producers.

Morris, an Idaho native, got her start as a producer KSAZ in Phoenix. She has won three Edward R. Murrow awards in her tenure at KTVB.

Gilchriest left KTVB this month to join LIN media duopoly WAVY-WVBT as news director.