Multiple sources confirm Kori Chambers (left) is moving to weeknights, where he’ll join Tamsen Fadal at 5 p.m. John Muller maintains his anchor role alongside Fadal at 6 and 10 p.m.
PIX has been unable to find the secret sauce for sustaining an audience, leaving staffers perpetually frustrated.
“This is the third anchor switch in less than two years,” One station insider tells Tuned In. “All management is doing is rearranging bad talent that doesn’t work in any daypart.”
Tribune ended the 6:30 newscast Friday. Viewers will get the syndicated game show Celebrity Name Game instead in that time slot.
It’s also a pink slip for executive producer Chris Knowles, a former Channel 11 meteorologist.
While PIX plays musical chairs with the anchors again, the insider says this is a larger problem for management.
“The newsroom finally needs an experienced news director with a winning track record. Amy Waldman has been a disaster and ratings reflect it.”