CONFIRMED: Joncich to WOIO/WUAB For Weekend Anchoring

OMW has been hearing rumblings that Raycom Media’s WOIO/19-WUAB/43 is bringing in new faces to anchor the weekend editions of “19 Action News”, and we’ve confirmed the coming arrival at least one of those faces.

Reliable sources in California tell OMW that former KOVR/13 (CBS) Sacramento anchor Paul Joncich, who left the station amid recent changes caused by the network buying that affiliate, is coming to “19 Action News” to anchor weekend newscasts.

OMW has also heard rumors of Joncich being paired with an incoming female co-anchor, which would displace current “Action News” weekend anchor Catherine Bosley to solely a reporting role. We have not been able to confirm those rumors, though.

In what may be a piece of useless trivia, Joncich’s former co-anchor at KOVR, Jennifer Whitney, is a Cleveland native. The long-time anchor team at the Sacramento CBS outlet was replaced in a network overhaul of its new O&O in that market…

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