‘Worldfocus’ Plans to Change Anchors

By Andrew Gauthier 

The New York Times

“Worldfocus,” the weeknight public television newscast on international topics, is changing anchors. Daljit Dhaliwal, a former CNN International and BBC World anchor who is a contributing correspondent for “Worldfocus,” will replace Martin Savidge beginning Aug. 31. Mr. Savidge, who left NBC News for “Worldfocus” when it went on the air last year, will become a special correspondent, said Kellie Specter, a spokeswoman for WNET.org, the newscast’s producer.

The program’s audience has been steadily growing in its 10 months on the air, and it is now seen on nearly 90 percent of the nation’s public stations. More…