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Investigative Reporter Stephen Dean Lands at WRTV

Investigative reporter Stephen Dean is joining WRTV, the ABC affiliate in Indianapolis.

Dean spent 11 years as KPRC in Houston. He left in May to join WSYX, spending just three months at the station before submitting his resignation.

“My ethics have always been completely unbendable, when I feel I cannot do my job with those ethics, then I can’t do my job at that station,” Dean told Houston media blogger Mike McGuff about his departure from the station.

Dean joins WRTV in late October. Read more

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Investigative Reporter Stephen Dean to Join WSYX

Stephen Dean, an investigative reporter at KPRC in Houston, will join WSYX in Columbus, according to media reporter Mike McGuff.

Dean joined the Houston NBC-affiliate in 2001. He is an Ohio native that started his career in Columbus radio, eventually joining WCMH as a reporter in 1993.

“I am thrilled to be going home to be doing the exact kind of investigative reporting that I love doing so much in Houston,” Dean told McGuff. “It is the perfect chance to go home.”

Conservative Talk Show Host Lashes Out at KPRC Over Gay Bar Hit-and-Run Story

Referring to KPRC as “the fourth-place TV station in Houston,” local conservative talk radio host Michael Berry lashed out at the NBC-affiliate during his show on Tuesday for a series of reports the station aired last week about his alleged involvement in a hit-and-run outside of a gay bar.

“It’s a smear campaign on me,” Berry said, before addressing KPRC directly. “I am your rival in the media… you will not smear my name and me go down without a fight.”

Last week, KPRC began reporting on Berry’s alleged involvement in an accident that occurred outside of a local gay bar. The station’s coverage was bolstered by surveillance video showing Berry having a beer at the bar and then leaving alone. Read more