Phoenix News Director Leaving to Spend More Time With Family

By Kevin Eck 

Leona Wood is leaving Meredith-owned KPHOKTVK at the end of the month.

Rick Gevers reports Wood told staffers she wants to spend more time with family.

Wood was bumped up from assistant news director at the CBS affiliate. She’s also worked as ep at KTVK, news director of KXLY in Spokane, and producer at KIRO in Seattle.