BREAKING! LA News Director is Out

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FTVLive has learned that KCBS/KCAL News Director Scott Diener is out.

It was just announced to the staff that Diener, who has been at KCBS/KCAL as Vice President and News Director since January 2010 is leaving, "to pursue other opportunities."

“Scott has been a terrific news director and, on a personal note, a good friend during our nine years together in Dallas and Los Angeles. He should be proud of what he has accomplished here in Los Angeles during his time at CBS 2 and KCAL 9.  We wish him the very best as he moves on to his next adventure and look forward to building on the success that he helped create,” said Steve Mauldin, President and General Manager, KCBS/KCAL.

Stay tuned as FTVLive will have more on the story later.