Houston Fox O&O KRIV is launching two new weekend newscasts next month. A spokesperson for the station confirmed the news, which was first reported by Houston media blogger Mike McGuff.
The station will launch a weekend morning newscast that will air from 5 to 8 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. It will be anchored by Sally MacDonald, who gets a promotion from general assignment reporter to weekend morning anchor. John Dawson will be the newscast’s meteorologist.
The second newscast will air from 5 to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Rita Garcia, who currently anchors at 9 p.m. on weekends, will add this newscast to her responsibilities. Both newscasts will debut on July 7.