Catherine Garcia is the new primary evening anchor at KNSD. The NBC O&O announced today that Garcia, who has been with the station since 2003 and currently anchors the 4 o’clock hour, will begin anchoring the station’s 5, 6, and 11 p.m. newscasts.
“Catherine is a strong journalist, a terrific writer and a wonderful person, with a passion for her job and her role in the San Diego community,” said KNSD president and general manager Richard Kelley, announcing the promotion. “We are fortunate that Catherine is already on our team and are excited she agreed to take on this important role.”
A California native and graduate of USC, Garcia replaces Susan Taylor, who recently announced she is stepping down from the anchor desk. Her first day as marquee anchor will be Monday, December 5th.