Here’s the Roundup for the Week Ending June 16

By Kevin Eck 

Happy Friday to those who celebrate!

In this week’s roundup of stories we didn’t get to for one reason or another, we see that a former Beaumont, Texas anchor is saying she was among the women victimized by a Beaumont man who is accused of taking photos up women’s skirts. We also report on the usual back and forth between stations across the country

Here’s the roundup:


Friday marked Brianna Chavez‘s last day on air with KVIA in El Paso, Texas. Brianna started with the station as an intern, quickly moving up the ranks to become traffic and noon anchor. Click here for more.

On June 19, former WMBD journalist Shelbey Roberts will begin her new career as a morning anchor in Charleston, South Carolina. Click here to read about it.

Berkeley Taylor joins KBTX News in Bryan/College Station as part of the weather team. Taylor comes from KTEN in Sherman/Denison where she started in the summer of August 2022 and was classified as a weather anchor. Click here for the story.

The newest addition to the KENS team is Megan Reyna, a Texas native born and raised in Houston. The Texas Tech University graduate studied journalism and dance before starting her career at Fox 34 in Lubbock in 2016. Reyna started at the news station as an associate producer before securing an on-air weekend anchor position. Click here for more.

Former KFDM anchor Jackie Simien (pictured right) says she was among the women victimized by a Beaumont, Teaxs man who is accused of taking photos up women’s skirts, according to a report by the station. Click here to read about it.

Earlier this morning, a News 12 crew in Long Island witnessed a very unexpected scene unfold on Long Island, as a police officer and a firefighter rescued a man from a submerged car.  Click here for more.

WKBN in Youngstown, Ohio announced the promotion of Josh Frketic to its First News anchor desk. Frketic will anchor First News This Morning, weekdays from 5 to 7 a.m. on WKBN, and from 7 to 9 a.m. on WYFX Fox Youngstown. Click here for more.

Gray Television, Inc. announced the promotion of David Hughes as the next general manager of Gray’s WOIO (CBS) and WUAB (CW) in Cleveland, Ohio. He succeeds Matt Moran, who recently became a senior managing vice president at Gray. David joins the Cleveland stations on June 26, 2023. Click here to see the press release.