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WXYZ Adds Sports Anchor David Solano

WXYZ announced today that David Solano will be joining the Detroit ABC-affiliate in July as a weekend sports anchor and reporter.

Solano comes to Detroit from KIAH, the CW-affiliate in Houston.  Before KIAH, Solano spent three years working as the weekend sports anchor at WZZM in Grand Rapids.

“Fans in Detroit really know their sports,” Solano said. “I love storytelling, so being able to share the stories of pro, college and high school athletes with so many knowledgeable fans is really exciting. I have so much respect for WXYZ, and I’m honored to be a part of a station with so much tradition.” Read more

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Detroit’s WXYZ Adds Meteorologist Chris Edwards

Detroit ABC-affiliate WXYZ has hired veteran meteorologist Chris Edwards.

Edwards is a familiar face to Detroit viewers, having served as chief meteorologist for Fox-affiliate WJBK, before leaving in 2004 to spend more time with his family and start his own weather education business.

“We’re thrilled to have Chris on our team,” said WXYZ’s chief meteorologist Dave Rexroth.  “We feel that with Chris on staff, we have the most experienced forecast team in the market.”

Before WJBK, Edwards worked at Milwaukee’s WISN and Philadelphia’s KYW.  He began his weather career in the U.S. Air Force.

“Chris brings more than 30 years of forecasting experience,” said news director Tim Dye.  “His first-hand knowledge will be a tremendous asset to our viewers.”