Omaha Anchor Leaving TV to Work for Local School District

By Kevin Eck 

Brandi Petersen is leaving Omaha ABC affiliate KETV to be communications director for a local school district.

She’s worked at KETV for 15 years. Petersen started at the station as an intern an told viewers Monday she was making the move to spend more time with her kids. Her last day will be at the end of the month.

“There will be another journalist, waiting and ready, to slide into that spot next to Rob to anchor our evening newscast every night,” Petersen wrote on her blog. “but I am my boys’ ONLY MOTHER.”