Brickman and Johnson currently anchor the station’s Saturday morning news.
Brickman also produces the “Best of Minnesota” segments. He replaces Mike Augustyniak, who, the station said, asked for reassignment. Augustyniak will stay on as weekend meteorologist and weekday weather producer.
“My body doesn’t work as well at 3 a.m. as it does at 3 p.m. I’m grateful that we were able to figure out a solution that allowed me to better balance my personal life with my work life,” said Augustyniak.
Kim Johnson, who joined the WCCO team in May, currently anchors Saturday Mornings and serves as a reporter on weekdays. Read more