West Virginia Anchor Leaves for Huntsville

By Stephanie Tsoflias Siegel 

WOWK anchor Pat Simon is leaving Charleston, W.Va., after three years to be closer to family in Alabama at WAAY.

Simon is the station’s 5, 6, 7 and 11 p.m. anchor. His co-anchor Jen Abney posted a goodbye note on social media calling him a talented journalist.

“4 the past 3 years I’ve had the honor of anchoring beside @PatSimonNews a talented journalist, humble veteran & dear friend. 2day we celebrate him & tell him bon voyage! 😢 He is ‘changing channels’ 2 b closer 2 family. Wishing him the best on his new adventures in Huntsville, AL.”


Simon anchored his final newscast on July 26.