Grand Rapids Reporter Headed to Left Coast


Wood-TV Reporter Ryan Takeo is making an over 30 market jump into a top 10 market.

The Grand Rapids Reporter is joining KPIX in San Francisco in early June. He is represented by MediaStars.'

Here is the internal memo sent to the KPIX staff announcing Takeo's hire:

From: Rosenheim, Dan 
Sent: Tuesday, May 21, 2013 3:11 PM
To: @KPIX News All
Cc: @KPIX-KBCW Dept. Heads; Cohen, Bruno
Subject: new reporter

All Hands,

I am very pleased to announce that Ryan Takeo will join our staff June 10 as a general assignment reporter/MMJ.

Ryan comes to us from WOOD-TV in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he has been a reporter/MMJ for the past three years.

Ryan is a Los Angeles native and holds a degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Missouri. I hope you will join me in welcoming him to KPIX-5!

Dan Rosenheim

Vice President, News Director KPIX/KBCW