Asst. ND Howard Fencl Leaving Cleveland’s WKYC

By Merrill Knox 

WKYC assistant news director Howard Fencl is leaving the Cleveland NBC-affiliate to join a local communications firm.

Fencl announced last week he will join Hennes Paynter Crisis Communications as a vice president, according to the WKYC Director’s Cut blog.

He has been assistant news director at the station since 2007. Fencl is a local news veteran with experience as an executive producer at WEWS in Cleveland and WBNS in Columbus. His last day at WKYC will be March 23.