In his new role, Gretzinger will be the vice president for strategic communications and public relations. He has worked at WRGB since 2002, first as a reporter and then as a weekend anchor. He was promoted to the weekday evening anchor desk in 2007.
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Protestors converged on TV stations and newspapers Saturday to voice their displeasure with what they’re calling the mainstream media.
“MARCH AGAINST MAINSTREAM MEDIA is more than just a protest. It is an attack against the credibility of the mainstream media in an attempt to steer its viewers away from its lies and towards alternative media sources. There are too many important things happening today that go ignored or spun by the MSM and unnoticed by the mass public.”
Oklahoma City protestor James Neighbors told local FOX affiliate KOKH, “We’ve gotta have some truth in the media. We need to quit having fluff articles. We need to have real hard investigative reporting. In-depth. None of this just glossing over things for an agenda.” Read more
Gloninger will be the weekend evening meteorologist at WISN. He moves to Milwaukee from Albany, where he was a meteorologist at CBS affiliate WRGB.
“Chris is a highly-skilled meteorologist who will be a great addition to the Weather Watch 12 Team,” WISN news director Chris Gegg told OnMilwaukee.com. “He has extensive experience reporting live in extreme weather conditions, including covering Hurricane Sandy and Hurricane Irene.”
Liz Bishop, longtime anchor at WRGB, said Decker had the ability to see a “hidden light” in the people he hired. She was one of those hires, joining WRGB in the mid-1970s.
“He never gave up on people,” Bishop said. “I look back on myself and say I was just a kid doing weekend sports and there weren’t any women doing that. It was tough, it was hard, all these guys who didn’t want a woman delivering their sports news or writing angry letters. The potential was there for Don to say, ‘You know, I don’t know, this may be offending or annoying more people. It may not be working.’ But he never did that. Read more
“I’ve enjoyed my time immensely and will miss you all dearly,” Priolo wrote. “Thanks for making me feel right at home … even at 4:30 am!”
Priolo was a morning anchor and weeknight reporter at WRGB. She was also a segment producer the station’s “Crime Tracker” series.
Ken Screven, who has been a reporter and anchor for WRGB since 1977, is bidding farewell to the Albany-Schenectady-Troy CBS-affiliate. Screven, 60, and WRGB announced this past week that he is retiring.
“Ken won all of our hearts over the years with his pride in his work, his attention to detail, and his community involvement,” said WRGB anchor Dori Marlin, introducing a special segment celebrating Screven’s career (video above).
Screven joined WRGB in 1978 and has served as the station’s Albany bureau chief. Through the years, he became known for his thoughtful approach to reporting stories that involved tragedy and loss. Read more