The former executive producer at KJRH Tulsa, Okla., will take over the news department at NPG’s Columbia-Jefferson City, Mo., ABC affiliate.
News-Press & Gazette-owned ABC affiliate KMIZ Columbia-Jefferson City, Mo. (DMA 138), today appointed Curtis Hancock news director. He starts later this month.
Hancock is currently an executive producer at KJRH Tulsa, Okla., who has more than 20 years’ experience in broadcast news, serving as an anchor, reporter and manager in both radio and television.
Hancock is no stranger to KMIZ — this will be his second stint at the station. He worked as a reporter and weekend anchor from 1995 to 1998.
He also spent time on the radio in central Missouri working for KCLR-FM Boonville, and, later, KFRU-AM Columbia. Hancock has also worked as a producer and executive producer in San Antonio and Springfield, Mo.
He holds a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri.