In other Sin City news....
Across the street at KTNV, the station has hired a new News Director.
Mike Dello Stritto, who was a one time Reporter at the station, now returns as the boss. Dello Stritto comes from KPIX in San Francisco, where he was the Managing Editor.
Here is the internal email sent to the staff from GM Jim Prather:
I am pleased to announce that Mike Dello Stritto, Managing Editor at KPIX, the CBS O&O in San Francisco will be the next News Director at KTNV.
As some of you know, Mike was a reporter at KTNV from 2004-2006. He was a great street reporter, who fulfilled our brand of asking tough quesTons and holding those in authority accountable. He transiToned into a leadership role in the past 9 years having served as a reporter, managing editor, interim news director and assistant news director at KOVR in Sacramento. For the past one-and-a-half years he has supervised breaking and daily news coverage as well as special event planning for KPIX. He is ecstaTc about returning to Las Vegas
and conTnuing to build upon the posiTve raTngs momentum of the past year.
Mike knows and loves Las Vegas. His knowledge and passion for aggressive local TV and digital coverage will help KTNV grow in the years ahead. His first day will be August 31st.