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Monday, August 20, 2012

WFAA's Campos 6 exit, Garvin & Maciborski leave too and more

- TV's funniest weather report
- Henry DiCarlo mean to Megan Henderson again
- Sununu Tells Soledad O’Brien She Should Just ‘Put an Obama Bumper Sticker on Her Forehead’
- KPRC Local 2 News at 5:00 Montage (HD), 2012
- TV reporter checks out a shirtless Ryan Lochte

Gloria Campos anchors final 6 p.m. news
Veteran WFAA anchor Gloria Campos is cutting back her on-air schedule, and anchored her final "News 8 at Six" broadcast on Friday (although she will continue to co-anchor "News 8 at Ten").

Anchor-reporter Keith Garvin cutting ties with CBS11
Anchor-reporter Keith Garvin is leaving CBS11 after nearly three years with the Fort Worth-based station and its sister operation, TXA21.
- Former ABC network reporter to anchor KTXA 21 news

CW33 anchor Walt Maciborski is latest to depart
The carousel keeps spinning at Dallas-based CW33, with 9 p.m. weeknight co-anchor Walt Maciborski the latest to get off.
- Walt Maciborski and Amanda Salinas anchor 33 KDAF Dallas

CW33 tabs Larissa Hall as newsroom's latest Director of Content
Larissa Hall, who has been senior producer of the Tribune Company's laugh-laced early morning Eye Opener program, has been named as Dallas-based CW33's new Director of Content.

Radio Gypsies
News92FM KROI's Brent Clanton reports that reporter Laurie Kendrick is the most recent staffer to leave the radio news station.
- Houston radio's Laurie Kendrick talks to Mike McGuff

Local TV news personality spills her wedding secrets
We could hardly believe our eyes when we saw Miya Shay reporting the news for KTRK Channel 13. Why, she just got married and was already back on the job!
- KTRK's Miya Shay and Gene Wu's wedding photos

KPFT's 'Prison Show' gets 'perfect' new host
There's one thing that listeners to the "Prison Show" on KPFT-FM (90.1) can know for sure: Ray Hill's successor, Anthony Graves, knows whereof he speaks.

New KENS anchor brings hard-news background, humor to job
KENS 5 new chief anchorman Jeff Goldblatt, 43, comes to the job with hefty network news experience under his belt.

KEYE-TV stays on 
Dish Network's lineup
Dish Network customers will continue to be able to watch KEYE, Austin's CBS affiliate.

Former El Paso weatherman Jim Gamble dies
Former longtime El Paso television weatherman Jim Gamble died last Wednesday. He was 60.

Burl Osborne, former executive editor and publisher of The Dallas Morning News, dies at 75
Burl Osborne, who led The Dallas Morning News to national prominence and a string of Pulitzer Prizes during 21 years at the newspaper, died late Wednesday at UT Southwestern University Hospital-St. Paul.

- Tom Koch & Melanie Lawson hit 30 years at KTRK COMMENT: Click to leave your thoughts on this post here