The Beaumont, Texas, CBS affiliate’s noon newscast on Friday was a little unusual: It was anchored by a newscaster from the local Fox affiliate KBTV and the weather was done by a meteorologist from ABC affiliate KBMT. The reason? So KFDM staffers could attend a memorial service for anchor Bill Leger, who was killed in a car accident on Dec. 22.
The former general sales manager of the CBS affiliate in Beaumont, Texas, run by Sinclair is promoted to the top slot.
The long-time news anchor and general manager of Freedom’s CBS affiliate in Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas, announced that he will be retiring at the end of September.