Here’s the Roundup for the Week Ending April 19

By Kevin Eck 

Happy Friday to all who celebrate!

In this edition of stories we didn’t get to for one reason or another, we see a veteran anchor and reporter is leaving after more than thirty years in the San Francisco Bay Area and a former Washington, D.C. anchor and reporter who died of cancer has been honored with a scholarship in her name.

Former WRC reporter Wendy Rieger’s (pictured) storytelling, curiosity, accuracy and compassion were timeless. Rieger, longtime News4 anchor and reporter, died in 2022 after a battle with Glioblastoma. Now a new scholarship in her honor will help educate the next generation of journalists at American University, her alma mater. Click here for more.


Gloria Walker signed off from 12News KBMT Beaumont as a reporter and fill-in anchor on April 5, 2024, and, according to the station, is apparently continuing in TV news. Click here for more.

Weekend Anchor Adam Seibel bids farewell to KAVU in Victoria, Texas. Click here for more.

Andrew Gillfillan has been looking for a new job in TV news, and apparently, it’s not going very well. Gillfillan posted something to his LinkedIn page that called out Tegna and Scripps by name.  Click here for more from FTVLive.

After more than three decades in news, KRON anchor Ken Wayne is moving on to his next adventure. Click here for more.

Emily Giangreco, who joined WTAE in Pittsburgh as a sports reporter and anchor in the summer of 2022 from a station in Austin, Texas, left her job working for the station Wednesday in what she characterized as a mutual decision. Click here for the story.

Rod Hissong has been named as the news director overseeing all broadcast and digital news operations at WAND Media in Springfield-Decatur-Champaign, Ill. Click here for the story.