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Sports Director Mike Foss Out at KMEG-KPTH

Sports director Mike Foss has parted ways with KMEG-KPTH, the CBS and Fox affiliates in Sioux City, Iowa.

Foss has been the KMEG-KPTH sports director for more than two years. He was last on the air during the 10 p.m. newscast Thursday.

Jordan Furbee, who anchors the station’s 5 and 10 p.m. newscasts, will replace Foss as sports director.

“Jordan’s work as a co-anchor on our evening newscasts was exemplary, but his true love and passion is sports,” general manager Steve Scollard said in a statement. “Jordan brings an enthusiasm and passion to sports coverage and reporting that is unmatched in the region and we are fortunate to have someone of his talents take over our Sports Division.

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Former Microsoft Employee Named KMEG-KPTH News Director

Aaron Weiss has been named news director of KMEG-KPTH in Sioux City, IA.

“Aaron brings to us a terrific news pedigree, a track record of ratings success and a deep understanding of new and social media,” said Steve Scollard, vice president and general manger of KMEG and KPTH, in announcing the hiring.

Weiss has a unique background that includes significant experience in the software industry, including time working as a program manager at Microsoft.

Most recently, Weiss served as news integration manager at KGW in Portland, where he received several Edward R. Murrow Awards for his work producing breaking news coverage. Read more