Brad Watson Signing Off From WFAA

By Merrill Knox Comment

After 34 years at WFAA, Brad Watson has announced his departure from the Dallas-Fort Worth ABC affiliate.

Watson, who is a political reporter and anchor of the weekly “Inside Texas Politics,” announced on Twitter that he has accepted a job as the director of communications for Texas-based Luminant Power.

“There is no better job in local TV news than being a reporter at WFAA and informing the people of this great state. It has been an honor,” Watson tweeted Monday.

In 2011, Watson made national headlines during an interview with President Obama when the President chided the veteran reporter to “let me finish my answers next time we do an interview.”