Anchors Engaged in Debate Over Role of Newscasters

By Andrew Gauthier 

Daily News

Stephen Clark thinks local TV news operations should keep anchors–but maybe not in their current form.

He’s biased, because he is one.


“I see the role changing dramatically,” Clark said, “more a moderator than an anchor. But I think people still want to have the opportunity to interact with somebody.”

There’s a debate going on about the anchor role, sparked by a Houston station that’s considering an anchorless news test this fall. More…