A longtime Las Vegas Anchor is signing off on April Fools day.
KLAS Anchor Paula Francis is leavingNexstar station after 30 plus years in the television industry.
Francis, the current News Anchor of KLAS's5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 11 p.m.
newscasts will anchor her final newscast on April 1, 2016.
She's not leaving till April, but the station made the announcement now....because you know..... the Feb book.
KLAS News Director, Terri Foley has worked alongside Paula for over 28 years saying that
“Paula has been an inspiration to me. In the highly competitive business of news, she is viewed
by other news organizations with tremendous respect. The news department will miss her
experience, judgement and passion for news. We fully support Paula in this new chapter of her
life, knowing she will always have a special place in the hearts of her KLAS family.”
On this next chapter, Paul Francis says, “Channel 8 and its loyal viewers have enabled me to
have my dream career. For 28 years, it has been a privilege and a joy. I am always thrilled when
strangers call out, ‘I love you!’ Alongside my good friend Gary Waddell, I've covered the
tragedies and the celebrations. Our New Year’s Eve show was a highlight. Being in the public
eye has been exciting and rewarding, and now I look forward to a more private life. If you see
me out and about, please don't hesitate to say hello.”