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Friday, January 12, 2024

Howie Gordon leaves, Lupe Zapata joins KAVU Victoria

Howie Gordon, the 25 News Now KAVU Victoria weekend meteorologist, has left the station for a chief meteorologist job in Chico, California.

Gordon was with KAVU for three years.

TV viewers across the US might recognize Gordon as a contestant on CBS' "Big Brother" season six in 2005 and "Big Brother All-Star."

The Mississippi State University grad previously worked as a morning meteorologist for Alaska's News Source KTUU 2 starting in 2017 and KODE 12 Joplin, Missouri, as a meteorologist/reporter from 2015-2017.

Trey Meynig takes over as full-time weekend meteorologist with fill-in help from Houston freelance meteorologist Scott Pitney.

Lupe Zapata joins 25 News Now KAVU, his hometown station, as a reporter after working at Spectrum News 1 Dallas as a multimedia journalist/human interest reporter.

Zapata joined Spectrum News in August 2020.

The Lone Star EMMY winner got his TV start with ABC Big 2 News KMID Midland-Odessa, where he was an anchor/MSJ.

A University of North Texas grad, Zapata anchored for the school's ntTV Nightly News. 

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