Headed Down to Dallas


KTVK (Phoenix) Anchor/Reporter Marie Saavedra is headed down to Dallas and WFAA.

The station says she is replacing anchor/reporter Jonathan Betz, but she will only be reporting for the station. Betz left WFAA for Al Jazeera America

WFAA news director Carolyn Mungo confirmed Saavedra’s hiring Monday.

Saavedra had been at KTVK in August 2011.

Both stations are own BELO, which was recently purchased by Gannett.