Davis, a longtime anchor at the Atlanta Fox O&O, was arrested after being involved in a wrong-way crash in November. She was charged with DUI, failure to maintain lane and reckless driving.
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Kimmel’s show will replace “Nightline” at 11:35 p.m. while “Nightline” moves to Kimmel’s old slot at 12:35 a.m. When asked about the move, Kimmel told the Journal-Constitution, ““I feel like we’re ready. I feel like we’ll succeed.”
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According to ABC, “Jimmy Kimmel Live” is the only late night talk show to increase its viewership this year. “As strong as the ratings are nationwide, the strongest ratings for Jimmy Kimmel are right here in Atlanta,” Tim McVay, WSB vice president and general manager told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution explaining Kimmel’s visit to his station. Read more
“Carol leaves the morning newscast and the team in a terrific place,” said Stouffer in a press release. “I’m thrilled to get the opportunity to follow her and continue her legacy.”
Sbarge will co-anchor the noon news with Fred Blankenship and report for the early evening newscasts.
“We’re so glad to have a veteran like Carol,” said vice president and general manager Tim McVay. “Moving Carol to the noon news takes advantage of her great relationship with Fred and adds her reporting power to the three hours of local news, 4-7 p.m.” Read more
Davis, who anchors WAGA’s 6 and 10 p.m. newscasts, was driving northbound in the southbound lane of Piedmont Avenue in Atlanta when the crash occurred just after midnight Sunday. Davis was taken to the Atlanta jail on charges of DUI, failure to maintain lane and reckless driving.
WAGA, the Fox O&O in Atlanta, posted a brief article about the arrest on its website. “We are aware of the situation and we are currently investigating,” WAGA vice president of news Mike McClain said in a statement to rival WSB, the ABC affiliate.
Watch WSB’s report on the incident after the jump. Read more
“Through her roles of anchoring the early evening and late weekend news and reporting during the week, she has demonstrated the depth, caliber and commitment demanded of the anchor chair at ‘Channel 2 Action News at 4 p.m.,’” news director Mike Dreaden said in a statement.
Coleman also anchors the station’s 6 and 11 p.m. newscasts. She joined WSB in 2009.
Eure comes from ABC News, where he was a senior producer for “ABC News Now.” He has also spent time as a coordinating produce for “World News Now” and “Good Morning America.” Prior to that, Eure worked as an executive producer at WWOR in New York, WSB in Atlanta and WFOR in Miami.
Eure begins in Phoenix on November 5.
Crisson, who announced the move via facebook, wrote a goodbye letter to fans saying,
Thank you for letting me tell your stories – through laughter, tears and prayers, we have made it through. Please know I’m leaving on a good note for a great opportunity at WSB-TV (still abc) in Atlanta. I know you’ll be kind to the next reporter here so he/she will stick around for a long time too. We’ll stay connected (sing our promo – keeping you connected) and stay classy Raleigh! . -Shae.
Bojorquez has worked at the Atlanta ABC-affiliate since 2006. In 2011, he won the NATAS Southeast Emmy for Live Reporting. While he was a general assignment reporter at KNXV in Phoenix, he won two Associated Press Awards for live reporting of Arizona wildfires.
Bojorquez began his television career at KESQ in Palm Springs. He will be a Dallas-based correspondent for CBS News.
The RTDNA has announced the winners of the 2012 Regional Edward R. Murrow awards.
Radio, television and online winners, divided into small and large markets, were selected from more than 3,500 entries. The RTDNA says this year is “one of the most competitive Edward R. Murrow Awards seasons in RTDNA history.”
Large market overall excellence winners were KING in Seattle, KTVU in Oakland, KMGH in Denver, KARE in Minneapolis, KMBC in Kansas City, KHOU in Houston, WTHR in Indianapolis, WLKY in Louisville, WIAT in Birmingham, WCVB in Boston, KDKA in Pittsburgh, WSB in Atlanta and CIVT in Vancouver. Read more
In the latest episode of mediabistroTV’s “My First Big Break,” we talk to “Inside Edition” anchor Deborah Norville. Now everyone knows her as the face of the syndicated CBS news program, but before she got her shot nationally, she started in Georgia, working at CBS affiliate WAGA. As for her break, it came before she even graduated from college, and involved a little bit of luck, and former President Jimmy Carter.