Here’s the Roundup for the Week of August 12

By Kevin Eck 

Happy Friday to those who celebrate! In this week’s roundup, a longtime Denver anchor retires and we hear more about the gun thrown onto the roof of WCCO in Minneapolis.

Here’s this week’s roundup:

The RTDNA Edward R. Murrow Regional Awards have been announced. Click here to see if your station won.


Legendary KUSA anchor Gary Shapiro to retire after 40-year career. Gary joined 9NEWS in 1983 and became the anchor of 9NEWS Mornings in 1989. Click here to read about it.

Indianapolis station WISH has hired Kayla Sullivan as a family and parenting reporter. Click here to read more.

A man has been charged with fatally shooting a downtown Minneapolis apartment resident—and then throwing the alleged murder weapon on top of the WCCO building. Click here for more.

Houston media blogger Mike McGuff reports that former Austin reporter Christian Flores has joined WJLA in Washington, D.C. Click here for more.

WXMI in Grand Rapids, Michigan has hired Michelle Dunaway as its new morning anchor. Click here for more.

Former News 12 anchor Carol Silva reveals she is again battling cancer. Silva was first diagnosed in 2019—and had more than 50 weeks of treatment to combat a tumor in her lung and 12 tumors in her brain. Click here for more.