Who Is Leaving KCRA News in 2021?

After more than two decades with KCRA News, Laura Wilson is leaving the station in early 2021.

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KCRA News has been a staple in the Sacramento area for years.

But in recent months, the news station has seen a number of staff members leave the station. Here are some of the most notable departures:

-KCRA 3’s Amanda del Castillo announced her departure from the station in December 2020 after more than 10 years with the company.

-KCRA 3’s Sam Stockard announced his departure from the station in January 2021 after more than 5 years with the company.

-KCRA 3’s Michelle Dapper announced her departure from the station in February 2021 after more than 8 years with the company.

Many familiar faces have been with the station for a long time, but some have left in recent years.

In recent years, many familiar faces have left KCRA News.

Some of the most notable departures include:

-Anchor and Reporter Lisa Gonzalez, who left in 2019 after 17 years with the station.
-Reporter and fill-in anchor Mike Luery, who left in 2020 after 10 years with KCRA.
-News Director Mark Villaire, who left in 2020 after 6 years with the station.

There are many other reporters and anchors who have left KCRA News in recent years, but these are some of the most notable departures.

In 2021, there are a few more people leaving the station.

This year has been a tough one for the news industry, with many stations across the country facing budget cuts and layoffs. Here in Sacramento, we’ve been lucky enough to avoid those kinds of drastic measures, but that doesn’t mean that there haven’t been any changes. In fact, several people have left KCRA over the past few months, and there are a few more who are leaving in the new year.

So, who is leaving KCRA in 2021? Here’s a look at some of the people who will be moving on to new opportunities:

-KCRA 3 anchor Lisa Gonzales is leaving the station after 10 years. She’s moving to San Diego to join her family.
-KCRA 3 reporter and weekend anchor Brian Hickey is also headed to San Diego. He’ll be working at KGTV, the ABC affiliate there.
-KCRA 3 sports director Evan Shanks is leaving the station after 13 years. He’s moving to New York City to join NBC Sports.
-KCRA 3 reporter David Bienick is leaving the station after eight years. He’s headed to KRON in San Francisco.
-KCRA 3 traffic reporter Denise D’Ascenzo is also headed to KRON. She’s been with KCRA for 10 years.

We want to thank all of these talented journalists for their contributions to KCRA over the years, and we wish them all the best in their new ventures!

KCRA News is losing two of its most popular reporters.

Reporter Alyssa DeN aren’t is leaving the station after more than three years to take a job with another news organization in the area.

DeN ain’t’s replacement has not yet been named.

Reporter Kelsey Davis is also leaving KCRA News. Davis has been with the station for two years and is moving to another market.

KCRA News has not yet announced Davis’ replacement.

The station is also losing its sports director.

KCRA 3 is losing two beloved members of its on-air team.

Multimedia journalist Sarah Wick will be leaving the station in mid-February to take a position with the Sacramento Kings, the NBA team announced Tuesday.

Wick joined KCRA in 2016 and has been a familiar face on the station’s weekend broadcasts. She also frequently reported on sports stories for the station.

KCRA 3 sports director Ryan Watkins is also leaving the station, it was announced Tuesday. He is taking a job with UC Davis Athletics, where he will serve as the play-by-play voice for men’s basketball and women’s soccer.

KCRA News is losing a lot of experience with these departures.

KCRA News is losing a lot of experience with these departures.
KCRA 3 is an American television station in Sacramento, California, serving as the NBC affiliate for the Greater Sacramento area. The station is owned by Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst Communications. Its transmitter is located on Walnut Hill near Interstate 80 in the Sacramento suburb of Citrus Heights.

On January 17, 2021, it was announced that KCRA news Director Lisa Krieger was leaving the station after 18 years. Krieger said in a statement, “It has been an honor and a privilege to lead KCRA’s news operation for the past 18 years. I am so proud of our team and all that we have accomplished together.”

Also leaving is veteran reporter Bob Moffitt, who has been with KCRA since 1997. Moffitt tweeted, “Today is my last day at KCRA after 24 years. It’s been quite a ride covering everything from El Nino to the recount of California’s votes in the 2000 presidential election.”

Moffitt’s daughter, Heather Keeler, is also leaving the station after 10 years. Keeler tweeted, “Today is my last day at KCRA…I’m sad to be leaving but excited for what’s next.”

KCRA reporter and weekend morning anchor Sara Zendehnam is also leaving the station. Zendehnam tweeted that she will be joining KTXL Fox 40 in Sacramento as a reporter and fill-in anchor.

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