Hayes, the station’s noon anchor, joined the Rockford NBC affiliate in 2005. WREX devoted the majority of its 5 p.m. newscast on Friday to Hayes’ life and memory. “The mood here in the newsroom is very different,” Katie Nilsson said tearfully. “We’re missing something, someone.” Read more
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Maxwell, who co-anchored the 5 and 6 p.m. newscasts with Eric Wilson, signed off from WREX last week after 10 years. Starting today, 10 p.m. anchor Katie Nilsson will add the 5 and 6 p.m. newscasts to her duties.
Starting January 18, Maxwell will be an anchor and reporter at WKOW. Both WKOW and WREX are owned by Quincy Newspapers.
“We’re sorry to see Dani go, but at least she is staying with the company,” WREX vice president and general manager John Chadwick told the Rockford-Register Star.