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Two Anchors in Two Days, Sidlow Follows Prado Out KSEE’s Door

Faith Sidlow (pictured left), KSEE morning anchor, has been fired one day after Noon anchor Pamela Prado (pictured right) was let go, reports The Fresno Bee.

“It wasn’t a shock,” Sidlow told The Bee. “I had a pretty good idea over the last few months that I could be let go.”

Sidlow had been with the Nexstar owned Fresno NBC affiliate for 28 years. She also teaches journalism at Fresno State and said she does not plan to look for a job in other markets.

Prado, who was let go Monday, told The Bee she felt blindsided, “I anchored yesterday’s noon show and ended it by saying what I say everyday, ‘Thanks for joining me and I’ll see you tomorrow.’” She added, “I would have loved to have had the opportunity to say good-bye to my co-workers and viewers who have allowed me to come into their homes for almost 10 years.” Read more

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Pamela Prado Parts Ways With KSEE in Fresno

Pamela Prado has signed off from KSEE, the NBC affiliate in Fresno.

“After nearly ten years, we have decided to part ways. Thank you to all of you loyal viewers and friends. It was a pleasure coming into your home each day,” Prado wrote Monday on Facebook.

Prado, who says she will remain in the area to “pursue other opportunities,” was the anchor of KSEE’s noon newscast and a social media reporter for the morning newscast. She joined the station in December 2003.

Veteran Anchor Bud Elliott Rejoins KSEE

Bud Elliott, who spent 21 years as an anchor at KSEE before the station let his contract expire in 2007, is rejoining the Fresno NBC-affiliate.

Following a successful guest anchoring stint in February, Elliott is becoming a full-time member of KSEE’s morning team. Elliott’s run as guest anchor was a cross-promotion between KSEE and KJWL, where he has spent the past four years as the radio station’s morning anchor and co-news director.

“As we expected, the viewer feedback was overwhelming,” KSEE president and general manager Matthew Rosenfeld said, referring to Elliott’ guest anchoring stint. “It only made sense that we explore a path that would bring Bud back to the KSEE24 news team that he was an important member of for over 20 years.” Read more