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Hersch joined WKOW in 2009 as an anchor and reporter and moved to the sports department in 2011. Most recently, she has been the station’s weekend sports anchor and reporter.
At Fox Sports North, she will cover the Minnesota Twins, Minnesota Wild and University of Minnesota hockey. Her first day will be February 17.
“I’m thrilled to return home to the Twin Cities to cover the teams I grew up cheering for,” Hersch said in a statement. “This opportunity with Fox Sports North will allow me to connect with other Minnesotans on the teams we all love.”
“I’m really excited to get started,” he told Bottom Line Communications. “I’ve always said the KC market is my ‘network’ dream. I plan to stay here and retire.”
Weber was most recently a freelance reporter at WDAF, the Fox-affiliate in Kansas City. He has previously worked at KSNT in Topeka, WGBA in Green Bay, WKOW in Madison and WAOW in Wausau, WI. His first day at KSHB was yesterday.
The changes took effect on January 1. WKOW has been producing WMSN’s 35-minute 9 p.m. newscast since 1999.
WMSN is using the opportunity for a staff expansion, the State Journal reports. Three people have already been hired: anchor Michelle Carolla, who was formerly an anchor at WBTW, a news producer, and a yet-to-be identified sports anchor.
In the aftermath of Evansville’s WEHT merger with WTVW last week, some prominent staffers at the station who were casualties of the joint operation have secured new jobs, the Evansville Courier-Press reports.
On the production side, Pumo, who produced the 6 and 10 p.m. newscasts for WEHT, has been hired as an executive producer at WJTV in Jackson, MS. Powers joins Waterman Broadcasting in Fort Myers, FL.