Gregg Hersholt Joins KXL/Portland As Afternoon News Anchor
April 1, 2011 at 10:58 AM (PT)
Former longtime BONNEVILLE Talk KIRO/SEATTLE morning co-anchor GREGG HERSHOLT is joining ALPHA BROADCASTING Talk KXL-A-F/PORTLAND as 4-7p (PT) afternoon news anchor and Managing Editor, starting MONDAY (4/4). HERSHOLT had been withj KIRO for 26 years and previously worked at KJR-A and KVI-A/SEATTLE and KYTE-A and KLLB/PORTLAND. HERSHOLT will join LACEY EVANS at the anchor desk for the afternoon news block; EVANS will take her spot on the show on APRIL 11th.
"I've known GREGG for years and he's an incredible journalist and broadcaster making him the perfect choice to anchor our afternoon news block," said ALPHA Dir./Talk Programming BRIAN JENNINGS. "His years of experience and dominance in SEATTLE along with his conversational style and interviewing techniques make him a natural choice for KXL. With our recent move to the FM dial at 101.1, GREGG brings a new energy to the KXL News Department and will help establish a new standard."
"I'm thrilled to join a company like ALPHA BROADCASTING with its strong emphasis on local news and programming. KXL has some of the finest broadcasters in the country and I'm proud to be part of the team," said HERSHOLT, who exited KIRO last MAY.