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by Localnewsisdead
Tue Sep 15, 2020 11:38 pm
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: Fox 17 Changes
Replies: 4
Views: 815

Fox 17 Changes

Fox 17 morning anchor/reporter Nicole DiDonato announced that she is leaving the station. She has taken a job with the City of Walker where she will serve as their communications manager. In the weather department Chief Meteorologist Kevin Craig is moving to Monday through Friday mornings (6am-9am)....
by Localnewsisdead
Mon Apr 13, 2020 8:05 pm
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: Kamady Rudd Leaves WZZM
Replies: 9
Views: 6146

Re: Kamady Rudd Leaves WZZM

Meredith TerHaar is returning to the station and will replace Rudd on the WZZM morning desk...

https://www.wzzm13.com/article/about-us ... df34cd2c1b
by Localnewsisdead
Mon Apr 13, 2020 6:46 am
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: Kamady Rudd Leaves WZZM
Replies: 9
Views: 6146

Kamady Rudd Leaves WZZM

Another one bites the dust at WZZM as morning anchor Kamady Rudd has announced that Friday was her last day at the station. Here is what she had to say on facebook about her departure... Unfortunately my last day at WZZM was Friday. I love the West Michigan community so much and appreciate all of yo...
by Localnewsisdead
Thu Apr 09, 2020 12:09 am
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: WZZM Hires Meteorologist
Replies: 3
Views: 1399

WZZM Hires Meteorologist

Michael Behrens is joining WZZM on Saturday evening, April 11. Behrens comes to WZZM from KYTX CBS 19 in Tyler, Texas.

https://www.wzzm13.com/article/about-us ... c37b6baba1
by Localnewsisdead
Mon Feb 24, 2020 9:33 pm
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: Meteorologist Aaron Ofseyer Leaving WZZM
Replies: 22
Views: 20940

Re: Meteorologist Aaron Ofseyer Leaving WZZM

I got a chuckle a couple weeks ago when they had former Michigan resident, Michael Estime (https://www.wkyc.com/article/about-us/team-bios/michael-estime-3news-meteorologist/95-178990409) and current WKYC (Tegna) Cleveland meteorologist do a recorded weather cast for all of their weekend newscasts. ...
by Localnewsisdead
Mon Jan 20, 2020 11:09 am
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: News 8 Updated Anchor Lineup/New Newscast Addition Announced
Replies: 5
Views: 2338

News 8 Updated Anchor Lineup/New Newscast Addition Announced

News 8 announced a new anchor lineup and an added 9am Saturday newscast on WOTV in February.

Here's the info:

https://www.woodtv.com/about-us/news-8- ... -newscast/
by Localnewsisdead
Tue Jan 07, 2020 8:36 am
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: WOOD TV's Susan Shaw Switching Shifts
Replies: 5
Views: 1659

Re: WOOD TV's Susan Shaw Switching Shifts

Sorry about that. Yes, she's just adding the 10pm and 11pm to her duties.

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by Localnewsisdead
Tue Jan 07, 2020 3:52 am
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: WOOD TV's Susan Shaw Switching Shifts
Replies: 5
Views: 1659

WOOD TV's Susan Shaw Switching Shifts

Sue Shaw is joining Brian Sterling on the desk and will now anchor Channel 8's newscasts at 5, 5:30, 6, 10pm and 11pm. No word yet on if Emily Linnert will continue to anchor the noon broadcast solo, if she will also take over the chair for the 7 on 8 or if WOOD plans to hire someone (they don't, ho...
by Localnewsisdead
Wed Jan 01, 2020 5:36 pm
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: New WZZM Hire
Replies: 0
Views: 1717

New WZZM Hire

Former WNEM (Flint/Saginaw/Bay City) Morning Anchor Alana Holland (https://www.facebook.com/alanahollandnews) is joining WZZM. No word yet on what she'll be doing at WZZM but it appears that she will be joining the station as a reporter. Holland may also fill in as morning reporter and noon anchor a...
by Localnewsisdead
Thu Dec 26, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: Meteorologist Aaron Ofseyer Leaving WZZM
Replies: 22
Views: 20940

Re: Meteorologist Aaron Ofseyer Leaving WZZM

Laura Hartman announced on Thursday morning that she'll be taking over week day mornings: Real talk: In an effort to be transparent after two members of my weather team are departing, I wanted to share some news with you - I am excited to announce I'll be moving to weekday mornings. This will be a t...
by Localnewsisdead
Mon Dec 23, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: Meteorologist Aaron Ofseyer Leaving WZZM
Replies: 22
Views: 20940

Meteorologist Aaron Ofseyer Leaving WZZM

WZZM weekday morning Meteorologist Aaron Ofseyer announced Monday morning that he is leaving the station. Here is his statement: As leadership has recently changed, it has become clear now is the time to part ways with WZZM after almost nine years. Tuesday will be my last day on-air at 13 On Your Si...
by Localnewsisdead
Fri Dec 20, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: WOOD TV Departures
Replies: 4
Views: 2500

WOOD TV Departures

WOOD TV is losing an an anchor, reporter and community affairs director as 2019 comes to a close. Anchor Marlee Ginter is leaving her post to take an anchor position at a station in a warmer climate: https://www.woodtv.com/news/marlee-ginter-leaving-wood-tv8-after-8-years/ Reporter Katherine Ducharm...
by Localnewsisdead
Sat Dec 14, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: Meteorologist Alana Nehring Leaving WZZM
Replies: 7
Views: 15405

Meteorologist Alana Nehring Leaving WZZM

Meteorologist Alana Nehring is Leaving WZZM and the TV business and pursuing other opportunities. Here is her facebook post announcing her departure: Ten years ago, I embarked on an adventure. I began my first job as a broadcast meteorologist in Traverse City, MI. A decade and countless memories lat...
by Localnewsisdead
Mon Aug 19, 2019 8:26 am
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: Ken Evans Out at 105.3
Replies: 9
Views: 3351

Ken Evans Out at 105.3

Ken Evans announced, on his Facebook page, that he is no longer employed at 105.3. Here is his post: Since my phone is blowing up here's a quick update. My contract at Cumulus Media was set to expire in just over a month, they have notified me that they've decided to go a different route and it will...