Ann Notarangelo didn't just make the decision to split KPIX spontaneously --and her "next adventure" will probably take her to a new address she's no doubt worked to get to. Where is anyone's guess. This much is certain: she was tired of the weekend anchor grind. She was also less than thrilled that she wasn't considered as fixture on the weeknight newscasts. Furthermore, she knew that her compensation wasn't ever going to be increased and that she was essentially at a dead end. Combine that with the hiring of Veronica De La Cruz--the de facto time that Notarangelo began updating her resume. Unless you're a big star at 855 Battery (and there's really only two of those) salaries are stagnant and the future is muddled. Bad ratings across the board will make that happen. Notarangelo won't be the only Battery departure.
*The Generalissimo Aaron Pero's biggest advocate at KRON? Try none other than Gary Radnich. Radnich, you'll notice when he's doing shtick with the other anchors, never mentions Pero. For good reason: Pero doesn't mess with Radnich; not that he would but it's pretty common knowledge that Pero can pick and choose his victims at the station --those who get a dose of his verbal wrath. Except Gary...and Pam Moore and Catherine Heenan too. Pero's gal pal does a morning report with Raddy. Follow the leader.
*At KGO, the morning host does frequent segments with the "tech and business reporter" now about life issues, politics, etc. Yeah, somebody named Jason Middleton is suddenly KGO's latest pitch to the 17 people listening to AM radio that are young, white, and hip. Jason Middleton? Get me a local Stephen Colbert to comment, quickly.
*Add KGO: Chip Franklin: yawn.
*Add KGO 2: The Dreck Show: DOA
*Add KGO 3: "Ramma with Ronn": desperate.
*Add KGO 4: "Brian Copey Copeland": Ronn's black Clark Kent
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