“Tom Bell is a veteran of more than 20 years in the local news industry and has an outstanding reputation as a leader who does an outstanding job of inspiring his colleagues to produce quality newscasts,” KOVR-KMAX VP-GM Kevin Walsh said in a statement. “I am very pleased to welcome him to Northern California and confident that he will do a terrific job of leading our news team to exciting new heights.”
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Espinoza was shooting Stella Inger’s walk-and-talk from backstage at a local musical when he tripped and fell, despite Inger’s attempt to catch him (video above). After the fall, Espinoza flashed a thumbs-up — and went on with the report.
Beck has been news director at the CBS duopoly in Sacramento since she was promoted from executive producer in 2008. She has previously worked for KCRA, the NBC affiliate in Sacramento.
At KTVK, Belo’s independent station in Phoenix, Beck replaces Brad Remington, who announced last fall he is moving to Denver to be closer to his wife.
“It’s an intensive violation that you don’t think it’s going to happen to you,” Haffner told Mike Watkiss, reporter for the Phoenix independent station.
Haffner said she was pushing a shopping cart out of a Safeway grocery store when a man drove up behind her, reached out of his vehicle and grabbed her purse. Read more
Shipp moves to Philadelphia from Phoenix, where she has been a weekend meteorologist and special assignment reporter at KTVK for five years. She began her career at KYMA, the NBC affiliate in Yuma, Ariz.
“Providing our viewers with the best possible weather information is always one of our main goals. Brittney’s exceptional skills, along with her warmth and enthusiasm, will be a great addition to our team,” WCAU vice president of news Anzio Williams said in a statement.
In response to the growing speculation that the Arizona Governor punched (Tucson Citizen, The Atlantic Wire), slugged (Huffington Post, Jim Romenesko), took a swing (Yahoo! News) or tapped the reporter for the Phoenix independent station, KTVK posted the raw video of the interview for all to see.
In the raw video, Welch asked the Governor whether she believed humans are responsible for global warming or not. Then after stumbling through an answer, the Governor began walking away. She then turned back with a bemused look on her face, tapped the KTVK reporter and asked, “Where in the hell did that come from?” You can form your own opinion of whether it was a punch, tap or slug by viewing the raw video after the jump.
Beginning Monday, Gibson will anchor KTVK’s 6 p.m. newscast alongside Fields Moseley, and solo anchor the station’s 10 p.m. news.
“Can’t wait 2 work w/u!” Gibson tweeted to Moseley on Wednesday.
As part of KTVK’s evening shuffle, Moseley and Carey Pena will move from 10 p.m. to co-anchor the station’s hour-long 9 p.m. newscast. Pena will also host “Politics Unplugged,” KTVK’s weekly public affairs show. Read more
Welch will oversee the station’s political coverage and co-host “Politics Unplugged,” the station’s political affairs show. He joins KTVK from the Arizona Guardian, where he was owner and editor. He has been a frequent guest on “Politics Unplugged” for the past several years.
Happy National Hug An Anchor Day, everybody!
In a tradition reportedly started by “Fox & Friends” in 2009 (although they called it “Hug A Newsman Day” back then–video above), today, April 4th, is the time to show some affection to your favorite news anchor.
Anchors across the country have been taking part in the holiday on-air. Read more
The station posted a video to YouTube this afternoon in which O’Kelley’s co-anchor, Scott Pasmore, sets the record straight.
“Kaley, sitting right next to me, said, ‘Oh, I just lost a buck,” Pasmore says in the video, referring to a $1 bet O’Kelley had about where the star quarterback would end up (video above).