Portland Deuce Bumped up to Houston ND

The Assistant News Director at KGW in Portland has been bumped up to News Director of a Houston station.

KHOU announced today that Sally Ramirez is joining the station as Executive News Director. Ramirez comes to KHOU after serving as assistant news director at KGWsince 2012.

It appears that everyone is thrilled.

“We are thrilled to have Sally join us. She has a solid news background, a history of innovation and will be instrumental in transforming KHOU into a digital first newsroom,” said Susan McEldoon, KHOU president & general manager.

“I'm absolutely thrilled to be joining one of the finest group of journalists in the country. KHOU 11 has a long standing tradition of producing quality journalism on all platforms,” said Ramirez. “Their solid investigative work has garnered national attention and awards throughout the years. I'm honored to lead this team!”

She starts her new gig in Houston in March.

H/T Mike McGuff