Anchor Leaving Dallas’s KXAS After 30 Years

By Andrew Gauthier 

The Dallas Morning News

When Mike Snyder concludes his final newscast of the day on KXAS-TV (Channel 5), he posts a note on his Twitter and Facebook pages: “That’s the news, and I am outta here.”

This phrase, an echo of Dennis Miller’s sign-off when he anchored “Weekend Update” on Saturday Night Live, will become all too true for Snyder on Thursday, when he will do his last Channel 5 newscast after 18 years as a co-anchor and 30 years with the station.


Snyder, who just turned 57, is retiring from the station but has big plans –plans he’s not ready to announce–and says that leaving the station does not mean leaving journalism. More…