Caitlin Knute will join Peoria, Illinois NBC affiliate WEEK as a weeknight anchor.
On Monday, June 13, Knute will join Tyler Lopez at 5, 6 and 10 p.m. She replaces Libby Allison who left the station in December.
She comes from WTVD in Raleigh-Durham where she’s worked since 2010. She was a morning anchor at KCCI in Des Moines, Iowa for five years and has worked at WMBD in Peoria.
“To find someone with the depth of knowledge and experience in local news that Caitlin has is a tremendous asset”, said vp and GM Mark DeSantis. “That her family is from here and she has worked as an anchor and reporter in central Illinois is a true advantage for the viewers WEEK serves. Caitlin is a fantastic addition to our Home Team of local news professionals.”[Chillicothe Times Bulletin]