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Sunday, October 05, 2014

Katherine Whaley joins KTRK abc13

Former KHOU 11 morning traffic anchor Katherine Whaley posts on Facebook she's now working at KTRK abc13

Don Nelson announces KTRK abc13 departure

Katherine Whaley debuts on KTRK abc13

Katherine Whaley
Katherine Whaley
Could former KHOU 11 morning traffic anchor Katherine Whaley be competing against Darby Douglas who she originally replaced, and then came back and replaced her?


Sunday night, Whaley changed the jobs field on her Facebook account to "Started Working at KTRK-TV." Does this mean she took the morning traffic anchor/reporting gig KTRK was advertising recently?

"You may remember I am an active blogger, covering Houston food, my original recipes, and travel," Whaley told last July. "I am planning to relaunch the site later this month. Stay tuned!"

Will Whaley be allowed to continue her Dash of Decadence blog?

And the bigger question is, is longtime beloved traffic man Don Nelson retiring from the Disney/ABC Television Group station?

Lots of questions ahead...

According to her old KHOU bio, Whaley previously worked in Las Vegas at KVBC as an anchor, reporter and weathercaster. She also anchored and reported at KLFY Lafayette, Louisiana and KAVU Victoria.  Whaley grew up in Houston, attended Memorial High and is a Rice grad.

I asked Whaley for comment. If/when she responds, I will update this post.

Katherine Whaley debuts on KTRK abc13

- Darby Douglas' near death experience, plus life after KHOU 11
- Katherine Whaley named KHOU noon anchor
- Darby Douglas' father dies hours before his KHOU return

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