Dallas-Fort Worth’s KDAF Will Launch 5:30pm Newscast in September

By Andrew Gauthier 

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KDAF-TV (“The 33“) has announced a start date for its 5:30 p.m. local newscasts after word got out last May.

Beginning Sept. 21st, the CW station will go against the three network evening newscasts and Fox4’s locally produced half-hour. Walt Maciborski and Amanda Salinas, who also anchor the 9 p.m. newscasts, will do the 5:30 program as well. And newcomer Candice Crawford will have a regular high school sports segment.

“We are very excited to be able to expand our news presence in North Texas,” vice president/general manager Joe Young says in a statement. More…