“News is my first love,” Mecham wrote on his LinkedIn page, announcing the move. “Most of us got into this business to make a difference. I’d like to think that is still vital to what we do as journalists. I look forward to working with the staff at WTAJ.” Read more
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Mearkle, an Altoona native, joined the station as the Bedford County reporter. In 2001, she was promoted to morning and noon anchor, where she has been ever since.
“When I hear breaking news, I will miss that,” she told the Altoona Mirror. “I won’t miss the early alarm clock in the morning.”
The station is undergoing a search for Mearkle’s replacement. Her last day will be November 23. Read more