KNBC Weather Changes

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  1. MonkeyFighter

    MonkeyFighter Reporter

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    Based on this tweet, some changes are coming to KNBC's weather lineup.


    Shanna Mendiola will be taking over for Crystal Egger on the weekday editions of Today in LA.
    I tweeted to KNBC to ask about it, and Crystal replied that an announcement is coming soon.
    Will Crystal be taking over the evening shift from a retiring Fritz Coleman?
     
  2. Eat News

    Eat News Station Group CEO

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    Let us know when Hector's truck gets a new anchorman...
    His last anchorman change was over 200,000 miles ago.
     
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  3. JoseRM303

    JoseRM303 News Director

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    Guessing Crystal will either do what you mentioned (taking over for Fritz) or doing the 11 am and one of the early evening shows 4 or 5 pm.
     
  4. JoseRM303

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    Another thought perhaps Fritz is semi retiring and will do the 4 & 6 pm shows while Crystal does the 5 & 11pm shows who knows.
     
  5. A3N

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    I thought they hired Anthony Yanez to originally do the noon/6pm newscasts and later 4/6pm? So what newscasts are Shana, David and Anthony scheduled for?
     
  6. 24994J

    24994J Chief Meteorologist

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    I've been under the impression that Shana and David split weekend mornings, Anthony does those evenings, and the 3 split the weekday midday news. If I'm right, that's incredibly messy for no good reason, and you could argue that they're bloated for what their market requires.
     
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  7. JoseRM303

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    He was hired to do weekend nights and noon a few days a week. Shana and David were hired to do weekend mornings and noon a few days a week. Currently the 11 am is still split between the 3 but i would assume with Shanna getting bumped up to weekday Today in LA and Crystal changing shifts (not confirmed) perhaps the 11 am will get a regular weather person. But with Crystal's "Announcement coming soon" tweet almost sounds as tho she's leaving KNBC hope not.
     
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  8. ABC 7 Denver

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    I'm laughing because both Crystal and Shanna spent a few years as mets in Denver. I guess we're a favorite stop.
     
  9. brianpr3

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    the only thing i am seeing in job openings is a topical promotion producer for the station
     
  10. brianpr3

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    who ever said crystal is leaving your unfortunately right
     

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