KRIV Houston reporter Ivory Hecker on Monday went off script during a 5 p.m. broadcast, alleging that she is being muzzled by the network and will release secret recordings of “what goes on behind the scenes at Fox.” The station on Tuesday confirmed that she is no longer with Fox 26. A station spokesperson said: “This incident involves nothing more than a disgruntled former employee seeking publicity by promoting a false narrative produced through selective editing and misrepresentation.”
KRIV Houston reporter Ivory Hecker started her live shot Monday by telling viewers that the station’s owner, Fox Corp., is muzzling her and she is releasing tapes to prove it. “I am going to be releasing some recordings about what goes on behind the scenes at Fox, because it applies to you, the viewers,” she said. “I found a nonprofit journalism group called Project Veritas that is going to help put that out tomorrow, so tune into them.” She then went on with her live shot.
Ivory Hecker has joined KRIV as a general assignment reporter, announced station VP and News Director, Susan Schiller. Effective Oct. 2, Hecker will report for various station newscasts. In making the announcement, Schiller said, “Ivory will make a great addition to the FOX 26 team because she brings a passion and versatility to her reporting, whether […]