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After Snow Cancels Local Games, WYMT Stages Parking Lot ‘Football Game’

WYMT_footballgameWhen the weather intrudes on your sports segment, weird things can happen.

According to WYMT‘s sports anchor Josh McKinney, a snowstorm shut down several local high school basketball games. So the sports anchor at the Hazard, KY, CBS affiliate chose to proverbially punt.

McKinney aired a highlight tape of fellow sports reporters Jamie McCracken and Lauren Cash running around in the snow with a football.

“There wasn’t really a scoring system to this,” said McKinney when pressed about the game by anchor Tanner Hesterberg who ended the segment by saying, “Alright Josh. Thanks, I guess.”

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Steve Hensley Upped to WYMT News Director

Steve Hensley has been named news director for Hazard, KY, CBS affiliate WYMT.

“I’m truly honored to be the news director at the station in my hometown. WYMT is a special place and I hope to continue the tradition of excellence demanded by those before me in this position like Tony Turner and Neil Middleton,” Hensley told TVSpy. “I’m looking forward to the challenges and exciting times ahead.”

Hensley, who was named assistant news director in June of last year, replaces Neil Middleton who had been serving in a dual role as general manager and news director. Read more