Happy Friday to those who celebrate!
In this week’s edition of stories we didn’t get to for one reason or another, we hear about a longtime Houston anchor who came back after health issues took him off the air and another who claims the Church of Scientology is to blame for his unemployment.
Let’s get started:
Former WYFF News 4 sports anchor and reporter Tyler Suiters has died. He was 53. Suiters worked at WYFF in the mid to late 1990s, before making the transition to news and moving to KOCO in Oklahoma City. Click here for more.
Longtime Fox 26 Houston morning anchor Jose Griñan returned on Monday after being off air since late 2022. Click here to read about it.
Valley PBS in Fresno, California failed to comply with requirements for Corporation for Public Broadcasting grants and federal Communications Act public records disclosures, CPB’s Office of the Inspector General says in a new draft audit report. Click here to learn more.
Dodge Landesman (pictured) claims he was fired from KYMA in Yuma, Arizona after the Church of Scientology complained about a story he did involving the late Lisa Marie Presley, the church and Danny Masterson. Click here for more.
Former KSDK reporter and anchor Chris Condon has died. Condon joined the station, then known as KSD-TV, in 1961, after working as a television news anchor at KVOO-TV in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and at WDAF in Kansas City. He worked at KSDK for 23 years. Click here for more.
WSMV in Nashville, Tenn. has promoted Tosin Fakile to D.C. reporter. She joined the TV station in March 2020 as a reporter and fill in anchor. Click here for more.