Allen Leight’s last day at WKBW was Friday, The Buffalo News‘ Alan Pergament reports:
News Director Lisa Polster confirmed that he is leaving to join the [Buffalo] Sabres in an unspecified job. Another Channel 7 source said the job is in production. The Sabres haven’t announced his hiring, which I’m told is standard practice for staff hirings in non-visible roles. It probably means Leight won’t be seen on-air in any capacity.
Leight joined the ABC affiliate as a news photographer in 2008. He held a variety of roles during his time at the station, including internet content manager, multimedia journalist and sports anchor/reporter.
Pergament reports the station is planning to replace Leight on the sports team.