Detroit ABC affiliate WXYZ announced it has hired Jeff Vaughn to co-anchor its 5 p.m. news. Vaughn will also report on business and automotive stories for the station.

“I am pleased to return to Detroit to join one of the best news teams in the country,” Vaughn said in a statement. “This is a sweet homecoming for my family. I look forward to getting re-acquainted with the viewers starting next week.”

Vaughn, who was let go from San Antonio CBS affiliate KENS in September, worked for Detroit NBC affiliate WDIV From 1999 to 2007. Read more