OPEN MIKE

Not So Fast On Sidelining The News Anchor

KSTP’s Kirk Varner: To jettison the anchor as one means of averting an “iceberg” facing local TV news would be the absolute worst move, as anchors remain one of our most important roles.

DMA 36

ND Kirk Varner Leaving WKRC Cincinnati

WKRC News Director Kirk Varner is headed out the door at the Sinclair-owned CBS affiliate. Varner was the longest serving news director in the market at just over four years.

DMA 33

New WKRC ND Wants Evolution, Not Revolution

DMA 33

WKRC Names Varner As News Director

Kirk Varner joins the Cincinnati CBS affiliate from LIN’s Hartford, Conn., duopoly.