The Post-Dispatch says Shipley told staffers this morning he would stay until a replacement is found. He was named news director in 2000.
>UPDATE: A station spokesperson told TVSpy Shipley is retiring. He has worked in broadcasting for 41 years, 35 of those at KSDK.
After a years-long run of being the top local station for newscasts, KSDK has slipped in the ratings, being passed at times by KMOV (Channel 4) and KTVI (Channel 2).
“He had a No. 1 legacy station here, and he let it slip,” said one source in local television. Read more