Ben Wagner (pictured) and Paige Preusse have been named weekend evening anchors at KHBS-KHOG, Hearst Television’s ABC and CW affiliates in Fayetteville-Fort Smith, Ark.
Preusse joins the station from WTWO in Terre Haute, Ind., where she was an anchor, reporter and producer. Wagner has been a reporter at KHBS-KHOG since August 2012.
“In a short time Ben has proven to be a great story teller, and his move to the weekend evening anchor desk will enhance our ability to connect with the weekend viewer,” KHBS-KHOG news director Greg Shepperd said in a statement. “An accomplished journalist and skilled live broadcaster, Paige is a great fit for the weekend evening newscast.”
The pair replaces Jay Plyburn, who solo anchored the weekend evening newscasts until he signed off from the stations in June.