Slovak has worked at the ABC O&O since 1998. Tim Melton, who has been off the air since 2011 recovering from a stroke, was previously the weekend sports anchor. Melton announced his exit from KTRK last month.
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Houston media blogger Mike McGuff first spotted the absence of Melton’s bio on the KTRK website Thursday. Melton joined KTRK in 1981 and suffered a stroke in 2011.
“I can do a lot of things, but not everything the job requires,” Melton said. “I still hope to get back on the air. That’s always been my plan. The problem is that you never know how things are going to play out, and while the recovery process has been good, it has taken longer than I would have imagined.”
The station is short-staffed since weekend sports director Tim Melton suffered a stroke in October. Melton has not been on the air since. He told viewers last month that he is “getting better every day,” but no date has been slated for his return to the ABC O&O.
Nuno is a sports host for local radio station KGOW, as well as for Yahoo! Sports Radio. He has previous television experience at KXXV in Waco.
“I thank all of you who have expressed your concern as to what caused my absence, but I wanted to wait until I had a good sense of what the future holds before saying anything,” Melton wrote on Facebook. “I’m happy to report I’m getting better every day.”
Melton joined the Houston ABC O&O in 1981.
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