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KSTP adds new anchor, reporter

KSTP-TV is bringing two Minnesotans back to the state: Eric Kahnert, who grew up in Apple Valley, joins the station as weeknight news anchor on Labor Day, the Pioneer Press reports. Todd Wilson, a Minneapolis native, starts work at the Hubbard-owned station as a general assignment reporter Thursday.
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Just a few days after news broke that KSTP is getting rid of its morning news anchor Vineeta Sawkar next year, here's news that the station is also adding staff (although neither is apparently deemed a "replacement" for Sawker).

KSTP has hired Eric Kahnert, who grew up in Apple Valley, to begin as a weeknight news anchor on Labor Day, the Pioneer Press reports. Todd Wilson, a Minneapolis native, starts work at the Hubbard-owned station as a general assignment reporter Thursday, the newspaper says.

Kahnert, whose wife is from Northfield, comes to Channel 5 from KUSA in Denver. Wilson has been with WESH in Orlando, the newspaper reports.

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