Burns started working at the Nexstar CW affiliate in March 2019. Her last day at the station will be March 26.
WPIX New York News Ddirector Amy Waldman is leaving the Tribune CW affiliate after four-and-a-half years in the lead role. Walman is being replaced by Vickie Burns, who has been named the station’s vice president of news and content. She has also been consulting for the station for the past year.
The sometimes-abrasive executive who expanded the NBC-owned station with a news subchannel, announced in an email to fellow employees Friday that she was leaving the station after a little more than a year and a half.