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May 2017

Anchor Changes at CBS Network

Scott Pelley is out, and Anthony Mason is in, at least temporarily, at the CBS Evening News Anchor desk.
Pelley is reportedly being reassigned fulltime to 60 Minutes.


Peoria TV Anchor Terminated

WHOI-TV Anchor Eric Greene is no longer with the station, according to an article in the Peoria Journal-Star.
Greene was part of a panel addressing students' expectations of a broadcast news job, at the most recent INBA convention, in April 2017 (pictured).

Changes at WICS-TV

Several changes have happened recently at Springfield TV station WICS.  General Manager Rick Lipps, who is quoted in this article, attended some of the events at this Spring's INBA Convention.


Champaign's Dave Shaul Dies

INBA lifetime member Dave Shaul passed away May 22 after a one-and-a-half year battle with cancer. A graduate of the University of Illinois, Dave worked at WCIA-TV for 37 years beginning in 1962, becoming news director in 1980 and co-anchor of the evening news. He began working at WDWS radio in 2000, last working on February 17, 2016. He also was an adjunct professor at the university. He is survived by his wife, Annilee, two daughters, Annalisa Cockerham of Champaign and Elizabeth Jones of Naperville, and one son, David of Indianapolis. Dave Shaul was 75.