Thursday, October 13, 2005

Where Are They Now

Today we feature former KFSM sports anchor John Hartung.

John Hartung grew up in Woodland Hills, where as a 10-year-old, he would tape record the sports segment on ABC7 in Los Angeles, California, then record his own, dreaming of one day becoming a sportscaster. Now all grown up, John joined the Eyewitness Sports Team in September of 2002 as weekday sports reporter. John graduated from San Diego State University in 1992 with a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Business Management. While at SDSU, he got his first real taste of sports journalism as a writer for The Daily Aztec.

John eventually made the transition to television, and in the summer of 1995, he moved to the heart of "Razorback Country" as weekend sports anchor at KFSM in Fort Smith/Fayetteville, Arkansas. Eight months and one huge tornado later, he took over as primary sports anchor. Hartung was honored by the Arkansas Associated Press for Best Sportscast, Best Sports Reporting and Best Sports Special.

In August of 1999, KSWB in San Diego lured John back home to Southern California to be the sports director and 10pm anchor. While there, he won a Golden Mike for Best Sports Segment and an Emmy nomination.

What's John doing now? He is back where he started, at KABC in Los Angeles where he is a sports anchor.


At 12:50 PM, October 13, 2005, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Do you have a larger photo of this guy? Something poster sized?

Win Noble.

At 3:11 PM, October 13, 2005, Anonymous Anonymous said...

My publicity photo looks better than his!

Leland Vittert

At 12:04 AM, October 15, 2005, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Mr. Hartung is a total babe.

At 10:59 AM, October 15, 2005, Anonymous Anonymous said...

with a total hair restoration.

At 2:24 PM, October 15, 2005, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Am I sensing a bit of jealousy from you oh thinning one?

At 9:17 PM, October 15, 2005, Anonymous Anonymous said...

No, you can see his hair line weeve by his widows peak.

At 6:01 PM, October 17, 2005, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I wonder if Hartung has gone on any singles cruises now that he is LA.

At 6:22 AM, December 26, 2010, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hair weave (doubtful) or not, the man is a total babe, and I watch his newscast just so I can see that smile and those sexy eyes.


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