O'Hayer Joins WABE/Atlanta
January 15, 2009 at 5:16 AM (PT)
GANNETT NBC affiliate WXIA-TV (11ALIVE)/ATLANTA reporter DENIS O'HAYER joins PUBLIC BROADCASTING ATLANTA NPR affiliate WABE/ATLANTA as local host for "THE WORLD," "ALL THINGS CONSIDERED," and "MARKETPLACE," effective FEBRUARY 2nd. O'HAYER, who was with 11ALIVE for 11 years, replaces JOHN LEMLEY, who the ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION's RODNEY HO reports will be hosting Classical music and news noon-3p, replacing WANDA YANG TEMKO.
"DENIS brings with him a wealth of experience as one of ATLANTA's brightest and most competent reporters in the business," said SVP/GM JOHN WEATHERFORD. "His career in television and radio will complement the station’s efforts to continue to deliver reliable news and information. Our entire news department is looking forward to working with DENIS."
"I am thrilled to work with WABE," said O'HAYER. "The station has established itself as the city’s public radio station and provider of news. The station has a strong credibility all its own, and I’m looking forward to this new journey."