KABC Names News Director From Raleigh-Durham

By Kevin Eck 

Rob Elmore has been named news director for Los Angeles ABC owned station KABC.

Elmore was news director at the station group’s WTVD in Raleigh-Durham. He takes over for Cheryl Fair, who was named gm in February.

Elmore started his career at WHAM in Rochester, N.Y. Before coming to WTVD, Elmore had been promoted from assistant news director to news director at WHEC in Rochester, N.Y. He’s also worked at WSMV in Nashville, Tenn.


“Rob is a consummate news professional whose passion and knowledge will be a huge asset to our station,” said KABC gm Cheryl Fair. “His relentless focus on excellence, strategy, research and recruiting has helped build a first-rate news operation in Raleigh Durham that really serves the viewer.”