Monday, June 27, 2016

KNWA Weather Guesser Now on the Air in Texas

This from the tip box:

Apparently, meteorologist Heidi Waggoner has left KNWA to go to a station in Lubbock, Texas.

The chief meteorologist from KLBK posted this tweet earlier today:
I want to welcome @HeidiKayeWx to the @KLBKWeather team! We are happy to have you (back) here in Lubbock!

Friday, June 24, 2016

KTHV Hires Another Met

Mariel Ruiz (right in the pic) made her debut on KTHV/Channel 11/Little Rock this evening.  Ruiz was among other KTHV'ers broadcasting from Brick Fest in Malvern.  According to an online bio she was a meteorologist working for NewsWest9 and Telemundo in Midland, TX since May 2014.   

Just last month Channel 11 added Raven Richard as a new weather anchor for its noon newscast. 

Thursday, June 16, 2016

KTHV Advertises for a New Morning Anchor

From the tip box:

Under TEGNA's website under careers and then under TEGNA media - KTHV - "Morning Show Anchor" opening - Alyse's contract is up in August.  It looks like she is leaving since Laura just signed a few months ago.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Louisiana Anchor Returning Home

TV Spy is reporting Jenifer Andrews is returning home to north Louisiana after a stint in Georgia.  Andrews who has worked at stations in Shreveport and Monroe areas will be joining KNOE in Monroe as weeknight anchor.  Andrews left KTVE in West Monroe in 2007 for WJCL in Savannah, GA

Wednesday, June 08, 2016

Shreveport Anchor Retires...Again

KTBS/Channel 3/Shreveport anchor Sherri Talley is retiring....again.  Talley's broadcasting career spans some 30 years.  Talley retired back in 2011...then returned to the anchor desk in the summer of 2014.  Tonight was her last night on air.

Northwest Arknasas Station Adds Reporters

This from the tip box:

KFSM TV added two new reporters in May.

Kathryn Gilker is working out of the  Fayetteville bureau and Krystle Sherrell is working out of the Fort Smith bureau. Both are University of Arkansas Broadcast Journalism graduates.

Gilkey, a Fort Smith native, has worked for KSWO in Lawton, OK for almost three years.

Sherrell, a Maumelle native, interned at KATV and has worked the Razorback Sports Network. She also worked on the Ugly Uncle Show on a Northwest Arkansas sports talk station.

ArkLaTex Weekend Met Leaving

KSLA/Channel 12/Shreveport weeekend met Clay Ostarly is leaving.  He posted the announcement on his facebook page:

Additional: Seems KSLA and Ostarly didn't see eye to eye in contract negotiations.  Ostarly replied to a question by a viewer on why he was leaving:

Monday, June 06, 2016

Little Rock Station Adds Two MMJ's

TV Spy reports KTHV/Channel 11/Little Rock has hired two new MMJ's.  Erika Ferrando and David Lippman have been hired by the Little Rock station.  Ferrando comes from
Lake Charles, LA. and Lippman comes from Baton Rouge, LA.

Little Rock Sports Anchor Leaving...

This from the tip jar:

Fox 16's Chase Shannon is leaving to take a Sports Director job in Wichita.

Wednesday, June 01, 2016


TV Spy reports Charmaine Nero will be joining KARK/KLRT as an multimedia journalist.  Nero comes to Little Rock from WCJB/Gainesville, FL.