WATN in Memphis has hired a new Main Anchor for the station.
Katini Rankin comes to the station from WLBT in Jackson, MS and will anchor the evening and late newscasts at the Memphis station.
Here is the internal memo that was sent out to the staff by WATN GM Ardyth Diercks:
From: Ardy Diercks
Date: July 15, 2014 at 2:19:35 PM MDT
To: Staff - WATN
Cc: Katina Rankin
Subject: Katina Rankin Joins Local24/CW30
I am thrilled to announce that Katina Rankin is joining our team as evening News Anchor. She is dynamic, intelligent, a thoughtful communicator and brings so much energy to every conversation. Katina is thrilled to be coming to Memphis to continue to serve the Mid-South communities that she loves and we look forward to having you all welcome her in mid August. Congratulations to Katina!