Former Bay Area Reporter Going Behind the Camera

Former KNTV Reporter George Kiriyama is moving behind the camera and into news management (talk about going to the dark side).

Later next month, Kiriyama will become the Managing Editor at KCOY in Santa Barbara. 

"For so many years, I have been the one hitting the pavement and reporting the stories from the field. Now, I will be a leader in the newsroom guiding the reporters as we tell and share the stories of our communities," Kiriyama said in a Facebook post talking about his new job. 

His start date is Monday, September 22