Wayne Havrelly Retires from KOIN in Portland, Ore.

By Kevin Eck 

KOIN weekend anchor Wayne Havrelly has retired from the Portland, Ore., CBS affiliate after more than 40 years in local TV.

Havrelly started working at KOIN asa a freelancer in 2016 and was named weekend anchor in 2020.

“That’s a wrap! Thank you all for allowing me to share your stories for so many years!” he wrote on social media.


The station said his first-ever live news report on television was interrupted by a bomb set off by a white supremacy group. He’s worked as an anchor and investigative reporter in Orlando, Seattle and Portland.