Former KXTV Reporters Now Shaping the News

By Andrew Gauthier 

The Sacramento Bee

Under the Capitol dome and in offices around town, people who recently left TV reporting jobs in Sacramento now shape the news behind the scenes.

Channel 10 (KXTV), in particular, has experienced major turnover in veteran on-air staff over the past two years. Unlike departing journalists from other stations, who have mostly stayed in the business and moved to other markets, many of these News10 alums remain in town, working for politicians, state agencies and public relations firms.

Marcey Brightwell, political reporter for seven years on KXTV, is one of them. More…