After 13 Years at KMIZ, Linn Departs Columbia for Tulsa

By Andrew Gauthier 

Columbia Daily Tribune

Michelle Linn, anchor of “ABC 17 News This Morning,” is leaving KMIZ to take a job in the Tulsa market. Linn starts the new job Jan. 3.

A graduate of William Woods University, Linn has been with KMIZ since 1997. She started as a reporter and was the morning show’s original anchor when it debuted in 1998.


“I love the station, and I love Columbia,” she said. “My husband and I thought wed be here forever and raise our kids here.”

She received an inquiry from the Fox-affiliated station while on maternity leave. More…