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TV NEWS: CBS anchor Pelley carves own path with Weiner story

June 16, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

During Scott Pelley’s first week as Katie Couric’s successor, the “CBS Evening News” devoted less than a third of the time to the sexting episode that put the New York Democrat’s political career in jeopardy than either NBC’s “Nightly News” or ABC’s “World News.” Continue Reading

Scott Pelley debuts as ‘CBS Evening News’ anchor

June 7, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Scott Pelley replaced Katie Couric as anchor of the third-rated nightly newscast, seen on average by about 6 million people a night, and his debut was as understated as hers was bold five years ago. Continue Reading

Scott Pelley begins as ‘CBS Evening News’ anchor

June 6, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Scott Pelley, a correspondent for CBS’ “60 Minutes,” replaces Katie Couric, hoping to pull CBS’ daily newscast out of the ratings cellar where it lies behind NBC’s “Nightly News” and ABC’s “World News.” Continue Reading

WDAZ’s Regimbal named Channel 8 news director

April 14, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Chris Regimbal, a 19-year Channel 8 news veteran as a videographer and assignment editor, was named WDAZ-TV news director today. Continue Reading

WDAZ news director, anchor Walder moving to D.C.

March 8, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Cassie Walder, longtime anchor and news director at WDAZ-TV in Grand Forks, said today she’s leaving at the end of the month for the Washington, D.C., area. Continue Reading

Goetz to move to ‘Valley News Live’

December 22, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

A familiar face of WDAY-TV in Fargo and WDAZ-TV in Grand Forks on weekends will be the new face at 5 p.m. on KVLY-TV in Fargo. Griff Potter, KVLY news director, confirmed Stephanie Goetz will soon be appearing as a 5 p.m. anchor. Continue Reading

Goetz to move to ‘Valley News Live’

December 22, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

A familiar face of WDAY-TV in Fargo and WDAZ-TV in Grand Forks on weekends will be the new face at 5 p.m. on KVLY-TV in Fargo. Griff Potter, KVLY news director, confirmed Stephanie Goetz will soon be appearing as a 5 p.m. anchor. Continue Reading

CNN morning show drops John Roberts, executive producer

December 14, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

John Roberts is out as a CNN morning anchor with the network’s new boss saying he wants a more “upbeat” show. Continue Reading

WDAZ hires news vet Charley Johnson to co-anchor weeknight 6, 10 newscasts

November 23, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

WDAZ-TV’s newest on-air personality is no newcomer to local television: Charley Johnson, the longtime Red River Valley news veteran. Continue Reading