Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Fox 26 KRIV hires Bob Morford as assistant ND

Bob Morford has been named Assistant News Director of KRIV FOX 26, announced Tom Doerr, the station’s Vice President and News Director. Morford assumes this position Monday, August 6th.

In making the announcement, Doerr stated, “Bob is an accomplished news manager with more than 30 years of experience. His track record of excellence speaks for itself. Bob will be a tremendous asset to our station and leader in the newsroom.”

Added Morford, “This is a tremendous opportunity. I look forward to working with the very talented news team here at FOX 26 to continue their commitment to meeting the changing news needs of our viewers.”

Most recently, Morford served as News Director at WCPO-TV in Cincinnati, OH for the past eleven years. Prior to that, he held News Director positions at several stations, including KNXV-TV in Phoenix, AZ, WPXI-TV in Pittsburgh, PA and WLWT-TV in Cincinnati, OH. Morford began his career in news at KBIA-FM in Columbia, MO as an anchor.

Morford holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Missouri.

(The following post was from a release Fox Broadcasting sent to me)

- Fox 26 KRIV assistant ND Carolyn Mungo leaves station
- Mungo to WFAA


  1. Fox 26 KRIV needs to hire a new meteorologist to replace Kristi Powers. Since she left in June

  2. Why do they need another middle manager?

  3. The need managers, producers, on-air talent, photogs, live trucks, etc. Fox 26 is now airing over 50 hours per week of local news with fewer people than they had when they were airing less than 25 hours per week of local news.

  4. A little advice for you Fox 26ers...

    Question: Do you know how to tell when this guy is lying?


    Just sayin'