“While I am extremely excited about this new endeavor, leaving Wichita will truly be bittersweet. I have made many great friends here over the years and I will miss them all greatly,” Rudd wrote on Facebook. “…I have learned so much, in so many different ways, while working in Wichita. I’m eager to see what the future holds.”
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It is a move within Scripps for Anthony, who has worked as the morning and midday meteorologist at KSHB, the NBC affiliate in Kansas City, since 2002. According to his bio, he has also worked at stations in Joplin, Springfield, Cape Girardeau and Cleveland.
Wilson called Anthony a “knowledgeable, professional and really, really great guy” who will bring “depth and expertise to weather coverage here in Tulsa.”
A station source tells TVSpy that Al Carl, who has been managing editor at WTNH since 2012, has been named news director, though it is not clear whether his appointment is temporary. Before joining WTNH, Carl worked as news director at KMTV in Omaha and as executive producer at KSHB in Kansas City.
The Laurel reports Schrader is moving to another LIN Media station as a general manager.
Neither Carl or a spokesperson for LIN Media responded to TVSpy’s request for comment.
Fazio comes to KSHB from WTWO in Terre Haute, where he anchors the 6 and 11 p.m. newscasts. He has also worked at stations in Springfield, Ill. and Idaho Falls.
Shively joined KSHB as a multimedia journalist in 2009. She replaces Najahe Sherman, who joined WKRN in Nashville last month.
“I am excited to be able to promote Lindsay. She is a great storyteller and her bright and cheerful personality will be a nice addition to our weekend morning show,” news director Carrie Hofmann said in a statement.
Bottom Line also reports that anchor Cynthia Newsome will move from the weekend evening newscasts to the weekday midday newscasts. Amy Hawley will solo anchor the weekend evening newscasts going forward.
Akagi came to KSHB in 2010 after working as senior video producer for the Minnesota Star Tribune. He’s also worked at KARE in Minneapolis, KSNC in Great Bend, KS, WIBW in Topeka, KS and Kansas City FOX affiliate WDAF.
TVSpy placed calls to KSHB. We will update when we hear back.
“To everyone in Kansas City, thank you so much for a very special few years. I am excited to share stories and experiences from Music City!” Sherman wrote. [h/t Bottom Line Communications]
“It will be a challenge to sit in the same chair as a trusted name like Elizabeth Alex, but I plan to earn the viewers’ respect. I want to be someone you see not only behind the anchor desk, but in the community as well,” Thompson said in a statement. “I can’t wait to get started.” [h/t Bottom Line Communications]
Jay joined KSHB in 2010 as the morning and midday anchor. He has also worked at stations in Memphis, Fort Myers and Clarksburg, W.V.
A replacement has yet to be announced for Jay, who was last on the air Monday. His bio has been stripped from the KSHB website.
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