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Meteorologist Shawn Rutherford Out At KXAN

Meteorologist Shawn Rutherford has been fired from Austin NBC-affiliate KXAN after 13 years with the station, according to the Austin American-Statesman.

Rutherford, who was the morning and midday meteorologist, was last on the air Friday. His bio was reportedly removed from the station’s website hours after the newscast finished.

The abrupt departure is the latest in a string of exits from KXAN, including investigative reporter Nanci Wilson, meteorologist Rhonda Lee and weekend morning anchor Catenya McHenry, who told viewers on Facebook her contract had been terminated.

KXAN news director Michael Fabac did not respond to TVSpy’s request for comment.

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Investigative Reporter Nanci Wilson Departs KXAN

Veteran investigative reporter Nanci Wilson is leaving KXAN.

Wilson, who has has won a pair of local Emmys during her 22 years as a reporter, was wooed to KXAN in 2009 following seven years with crosstown rival KEYE.  And now she’s leaving.

“I’ll miss my friends at KXAN, and I wish them well,” Wilson told the Austin American-Statesman via email. “I’m proud to have had the opportunity to work on stories that revealed issues and led to positive changes.”

KXAN is currently searching for her replacement. Read more