Veteran Anchor Departing San Francisco’s KPIX

By Andrew Gauthier 

415 Media

John Kessler, the popular morning news anchor at CBS5/KPIX, is leaving the SF CBS ‘o and o’ when his contract expires in mid-October.

Kessler all but confirmed this to me in an e-mail and phone conversation: “I’m not in their plans. I’m very disappointed I was not able to deliver the audience they expected from me. For those that did tune in, Thank you. It’s been a great ride.” More…