Returning News Director to Reintroduce Viewer Bill of Rights

By Andrew Gauthier 

Inside Tucson Business

The man who put KGUN 9 on “our side” is back. Forrest Carr has returned to Tucson’s KGUN 9 as news director.

The station made the announcement last week. Carr, who officially started on the job Sept. 8, replaces Lena Sadiwskyj, who left the station last month after nearly 3 years as news director.


Carr had been KGUN’s news director from 1997 to 2001 during which time he launched the “On Your Side” focus, which the station adhered to until shortly after he quit in 2001 to become the news director at the NBC affiliate in Tampa, Fla.

As part of his return, Carr said he will reintroduce a “Viewers Bill of Rights” like the station had when he was here previously. It sets out ethical standards for the station to meet. More…