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WIBW’s Suzie Gilbert Leaves TV for City Job

Suzie Gilbert, reporter and anchor for WIBW, the Topeka, KS, CBS affiliate will leave the bright lights for the big city job.

At the end of October, Gilbert will transition into the communications director position serving as the primary media contact for the city of Topeka.

According to the Topeka Capital-Journal, city manager Jim Colson said, “She will be primarily responsible for directing and enhancing the city’s communication program, including internal and external communications, media relations and public information, social media, Web presence and City4 operations.”

Gilbert started at WIBW in 2010.  She previously worked in radio at KXCV/KRNW, the NPR affiliate in northwest Missouri.

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WIBW’s Facebook Page ‘Hacked’ by GM

For a moment over the weekend, it appeared as though the Facebook page of WIBW in Topeka, KS had been hacked.  Out of nowhere, a series of messages were posted on the CBS-affiliate’s page that criticized Topeka and praised the city’s interstate rival, Manhattan.

“We’re pretty sure our Facebook pages have been hacked,” WIBW reporter Suzie Gilbert announced in a post on Saturday.  “We’re working on it!”

And then the station quickly discovered the person behind the “hack”: general manager Jim Ogle. Read more