KSBW sports director Dennis Lehnen announced he’s getting out of the business after more than three decades on the sports desk.
Lehnen has been at the Salinas-Monterey, Calif., NBC affiliate for 35 years. He started in broadcast as a photographer for KTXL in Sacramento before working as a sports producer at KPIX in San Francisco. He was hired at KSBW in 1981.
“Ive been planning this for a long time,” Lehnen told viewers on last night’s 6 p.m. newscast. “I will be retiring from KSBW. When you get paid for something you love to do it’s not really work.”
He said he’d be around until the end of July.
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