Katie Nilsson Signs Off From WREX


By Merrill Knox Comment

katie nilssonKatie Nilsson has signed off from WREX, the NBC affiliate in Rockford, Ill., for a job at the Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s office, the Rockford Register Star reports.

Nilsson, who co-anchored the 5 p.m. newscast, will be the alternative justice and outreach coordinator for the Winnebago County State Attorney’s office. According to the Register Star, she leaves WREX with the “blessings of the station.”

“This new job is really a dream come true for me, as it allows me to work in an office that has a hand in protecting the community and helping those who can turn their lives around,” Nilsson said in a statement. [h/t NewsBlues]