KXAS Dallas is launching a new investigative team and adding “significant resources” to its morning news coverage, TVNewsCheck reports.
Scott Friedman will lead a team that will include a producer, researcher and photographer.
“This is an investigative reporter’s dream, having the support and the resources to track down and report stories that can really make a difference for all of us who live here,” he told TVNewsCheck.
The NBC-owned station has recently renewed the contracts of key talent as well as making new hires, TVNewsCheck says. Deborah Ferguson, who has worked for KXAS for 20 years, recently renewed her contract, and the station has recently hired Keaton Fox, Samantha Davies, Ben Russell, Kendra Lyn and Tim Livingston.