SYRACUSE — This summer, reporter Leigh Isaacson will celebrate her two-year anniversary at NewsChannel 9 (WSYR-TV) by leaving the ABC affiliate. Last night, Isaacson announced she has a new job lined-up at the Fox affiliate in New Orleans, Louisiana.
The announcement was made on Twitter:
Thanks ‘cuse for a great 6 years @ SU and NC9. Next adventure: joining my family and friends in NO @ @fox8nola starting in July. Can’t wait!
— Leigh Isaacson (@lhisaacson) April 26, 2013
On her Twitter page, Isaacson says she’s been working at NewsChannel 9 since June 2011. The timing of her planned departure seems to indicate she may be serving out the remainder of a two-year contract, which is standard for many TV news staffers in the market.
Also on Twitter, WVUE anchor Lee Zurik further explained Isaacson’s connections to the Fox affiliate:
Congrats to @lhisaacson.Former FOX 8 intern will come back as a reporter.She starts this summer.Expecting big things!!
— Lee Zurik (@LeeZurik) April 26, 2013
Our congratulations to Leigh Isaacson on her new job. (And our apologies for some previous typos, which have been corrected.)
Her upcoming vacancy adds to a list of open positions listed on the NewsChannel 9 website. In addition to a reporter (which has actually been listed since last September), there are also openings for a web producer, an assignment editor, two news producers, a Bridge Street host/producer, and the one position every station always has available: account executive.
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