News director Mary Ann Eckstein is leaving Oklahoma City NBC affiliate KFOR. Eckstein has been with the station, serving on both theKFOR news and sales team, for 33 years.

“I will miss KFOR and everyone in the news department. They are like family to me,” Eckstein said in a statement.

“Mary Ann’s departure leaves a void in the newsroom. But the team she assembled won’t miss a beat during this leadership change. Mary Ann leaves a well staffed and talented news team that knows what it takes to be number one,” general manager Wes Milbourn said.

The station has also named Mark Martin general sales manager. [h/t TVNewsCheck]