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WJBK in Detroit has named Kevin Roseborough has been named the News Director. The announcement was made by WJBK GM Mike Renda.

“Kevin has played a major role in the success of FOX 2 news. His excellent editorial judgment and outstanding leadership made this decision an easy one,”  Renda said.

Roseborough joined FOX 2 in 1994 as Managing Editor. He then became Executive Producer of the Problem Solvers investigative unit for eight award-winning years. Since 2006, he has served as Assistant News Director of WJBK. Prior to joining FOX 2, Roseborough worked at the Detroit Free Press for 11 years in a variety of editing positions, including Night City Editor.

Added Roseborough, “It’s a thrill to be leading the outstanding FOX 2 news team I have worked alongside for 19 years. There is nothing more important to me than the trust we have established with our viewers by providing them with relevant local news coverage at a time when Detroit faces some of the biggest challenges in its history. I look forward to leading our team in keeping this commitment to edgy, interesting and exclusive journalism.”

He replaces Dana Hahn who was moved over to Fox's WTTG in DC.