Longtime San Francisco Anchor Signs Off After 26 Years

By Stephanie Tsoflias Siegel Comment

KGO anchor-reporter Eric Thomas has said goodbye to his news team after 26 years.

The San Francisco and Bay Area journalist posted that Sunday was his last day on the morning anchor desk at the ABC station.

“This is my last day on the anchor desk at ABC-7,” Thomas wrote on Facebook. “I’ve got another day of reporting to finish, then I’ll say goodbye to this chapter of my career after 26 years. It’s a mutual decision and KGO-TV has been very good and very respectful. I’m going to take time to be with my family, decompress and plan the next chapter. Many thanks to Dion, Drew and Chris for the master class in teamwork and to the wonderful people behind the scenes who do the really hard work. Below is a picture of Dion and me the first time we anchored together. Tonight was probably the last.”

It’s unclear if his contract was up or if he decided to leave on his own.

This is my last day on the anchor desk at ABC-7. I've got another day of reporting to finish, then I'll say goodbye to…

Posted by Eric Thomas on Sunday, September 27, 2020

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