An anchor and reporter for a major market station has announced that she’s leaving the station. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Friday will be the last day at CBS affiliate WGCL-TV in Atlanta for Jocelyn Connell.
Connell, who has been with the station since 2010, announced on her Facebook page that she is moving with her husband to Italy. WGCL, known locally as CBS46, is a Meredith-owned station in the No. 9 DMA.
Connell, who has been an anchor on the station’s noon news program, wrote on Facebook: “The station is going in a new direction with both the noon and morning shows.”
Connell, who recently announced that she’s pregnant, added: “We are so incredibly blessed and can’t wait to get started on this new journey. Thank you for being the best viewers I could ever ask for.”
The news comes on the heels of Connell’s “making it big” by finding her way into a blooper reel aired on the second-to-last installment of CBS’s “Late Show with David Letterman.” Here it is: