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On Aug. 22, Hearst Television’s ABC affiliate KOAT Albuquerque, N.M., will launch KOAT Action 7 News at 11:00 a.m. The hour-long weekday newscast will be anchored by Darlene Melendez who will be joined by meteorologists Eric Green and Byron Morton.
KOAT President and General Manager Lori Waldon said: “Our viewers want trusted news and weather earlier in the day. We see a great opportunity at 11 a.m. to deliver even more breaking, local, state and national news stories that impact families in our local communities every single day.”
Jess O’Neill, KOAT news director, said: “The KOAT Action 7 News team is honored to be the No. 1 television station in New Mexico. The addition of this newscast only reinforces our commitment to in-depth journalism which serves our community. From breaking news and weather happening now, to the stories about great people in our community, our viewers can expect fresh reporting from people who know our area the best.”
Starting Aug. 22, The Good Dish will move to its new time period at noon. As the final season of The Ellen DeGeneres Show comes to a close, it will be replaced by The Jennifer Hudson Show which premieres Sept. 12 at 3 p.m.
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