Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Bernice Kearney named KSAT news director

Bernice Kearney named KSAT San Antonio News Director following retirement of Jim Boyle

KSAT12’s Vice-President/General Manager Phil Lane has announced that Bernice Kearney, currently Assistant News Director, has accepted the title of News Director/KSAT12 effective immediately.

“Bernice has worked at KSAT12 for more than 20 years and was trained under one of the best News Directors in the country, Jim Boyle, who has announced his retirement,” said Lane.

Bernice first served at KSAT12 as a news producer and worked her way up to Executive Producer and most recently Assistant News Director.

“Trying to continue the legacy Jim Boyle has created in this community will be a real challenge,” said Bernice, “but one that I’m proud and honored to accept as we lead KSAT12’s evolution into a multi-media Jim Boyle served as KSAT12’s News Director for nearly 30 years and helped to elevate
the station to the top of the ratings mound during his tenure.

“We will greatly miss Jim’s leadership, his vision for KSAT12 and San Antonio, and his unbridled connection to this community,” said Phil Lane, “it is with a very heavy heart that we accept his retirement and we know that he will forever be connected to the people
he mentored and led for the past 30 years.”

(This post was taken from a KSAT release)



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