Tom Skilling, A Chicago Weather Institution, Retiring After 45 Years At WGN

On Feb. 28, 2024,Tom Skilling, longtime WGN meteorologist, and possibly one of Chicago’s most recognizable broadcast personalities, will retire. How do you celebrate the retirement of a meteorologist who’s been doing the forecasts on your station for 45 years? You go all in.

NPR’s Linda Wertheimer, One Of The Network’s ‘Founding Mothers,’ Announces Retirement

“I have had a great ride over more than 50 years – and now that ride is over,” Wertheimer wrote in a memo to staffers, in which she recalled being one of the first hires on the news side at the time of the network’s debut in 1971, when “the only part of the company that was fully staffed was top management and engineering.”

George Lessens, WZZM Grand Rapids Chief Meteorologist, To Retire

Ted Hand Retiring From WSOC After 46-Year TV Career

The long-time head of engineering and operations at Cox’s ABC affiliate in Charlotte, N.C., is ending his career on June 1.

Tom Skilling, WGN-TV Chicago’s Chief Meteorologist, To Be Honored Throughout February

Tom Skilling, who has forecast the weather on WGN-TV Chicago for the past 45 years, has announced that his last day as a daily Chicago television staple will be Wednesday, Feb. […]

Stewart Ledbetter To Retire From WPTZ Burlingon, Vt. After 40 Years

Anchor Mark Ross To Retire From KVIA El Paso

John Cena Teases WWE Retirement Before The Age Of 50

WOFL Chief Meteorologist Jayme King Retires From TV After 26 Years

WOFL Orlando Says Goodbye To Chief Meteorologist Jayme King

Maria Downey To Retire From KTUU Anchorage After 38 Years

Ray Carter To Retire As WSB Atlanta VP-GM

The 40-year industry icon is taking on a leadership role in his church.

WPIX’s Mary Murphy Retires After 4 Decades In Local News

Dale Nelson, KRIS Corpus Christi Meteorologist, Retires

Dan Gresham Retires From KFDM Beaumont After 37 Years

KTHV Little Rock News Anchor Craig O’Neill To Retire

Tegna CBS affiliate KTHV Little Rock, Ark., today announced the retirement of evening news anchor Craig O’Neill. “Yes, I’m retiring and this time I mean it,” O’Neill stated, referring to […]

Khambrel Marshall Announces Retirement From KPRC Houston

KBOI Boise Anchor Brent Hunsaker Leaving Broadcasting After 44 Years

APTS President Patrick Butler To Retire in 2024

The leader of America’s Public Television Stations will stay on through the selection of his successor but no later than the end of next year.

Sony Pictures TV Head Of Production Ed Lammi To Retire After 36 Years

Sony Pictures Television‘s longtime head of production Ed Lammi is retiring at the end of this year, following a 36-year run at the studio and 28 years in his current position. No details were immediately available regarding who will replace Lammi as executive vice president of production, a role he has held since 1995. A source says plans have not yet been set for that transition, and Lammi will remain at his post through December.

Morgan Murphy Media General Counsel Richard Burns To Retire

Longtime media attorney Jonathan Allen will succeed him at the end of the year.

WAGA Atlanta′s Morse Diggs Retiring After 41 Years At The Station

WVTM Birmingham Morning Anchor Rick Karle To Retire In December

ESPN’s Chris LaPlaca Retiring At End Of 2023 After 43 Years

Longtime ESPN communications chief Chris LaPlaca will retire at the end of the year after spending more than 43 years at the company. ESPN Chair Jimmy Pitaro announced the news of LaPlaca’s impending departure earlier today in a memo sent to ESPN’s staff. LaPlaca, the company’s SVP/corporate communications, is the longest tenured behind-the-scenes employee currently at ESPN, having started there in July 1980 — only nine months after the channel first went on the air.

Barbara Ciara Retiring From WTKR Norfolk After 50 Years In Journalism

Barbara Ciara, managing editor and evening anchor at WTKR Norfolk, Va., is leaving broadcast news. Ciara published her first news article in a college newspaper, which started a 50-year career […]

Meteorologist Tom Skilling Retiring After 45 Years At WGN Chicago

Barry Melrose Retires As ESPN Hockey Analyst After Parkinson’s Diagnosis


John Baldwin, WBAL’s Veteran CSD, Reflects On Retiring

I caught up with John Baldwin and asked what words he might impart to the local TV promotion community. “Writing is the most important part of it,” he says. “Be creative and put it down on paper and then step back and look at it and think, does this sell the aspects that you were hoping to sell to the viewer. If the answer is yes, then go for it.”

Longtime Mobile, Ala., Meteorologist Alan Sealls Retiring

Longtime WESH Reporter Claire Metz To Retire After 39 Years

Mitt Romney To Retire From Senate

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) announced Wednesday he will retire from the Senate at the end of his term, dealing moderate Republicans and those opposed to former President Trump a major blow.

Media Vet Herb Scannell Retires, Will Step Down As Head Of California Public Radio

WLS Sports Director Jim Rose Retiring After 41 Years

Wayne Havrelly Retires From KOIN Portland News

Julio Marenghi, CBS TV Stations Sales President, Sets Retirement

Julio Marenghi, CBS Television Stations president of sales, will retire as of Oct. 1. He’s been at the CBS group for 14 years, including a run as WBZ Boston general manager.


John Deushane Retires Today From WXIA Atlanta

WDEF Chattanooga GM Phil Cox Retiring

He will step down as head of the Morris Multimedia CBS affiliate and will be succeeded by Dan Howard, current general sales manager.

WKBW Buffalo Anchor Mike Randall To Retire After Record 40 Years

Jim Burke, Retiring As Head Of FTS Ad Sales

The veteran exec has held that spot since 1997 and has been at the station group since 1991.

WREG Chief Meteorologist Tim Simpson Retiring After 29 Years