Nathan O'Neal revealed the news Monday.
He'll be working alongside reporter Boyd Huppert.
KARE personalities including Randy Shaver and Rena Sarigianopoulos presented the clues.
"Something has to change," the longtime journalist wrote in a widely shared Facebook post.
The news anchor proposed to her girlfriend this weekend.
She created the position to help support her friend through a difficult time.
Leah Beno was at Target with her baby when another shopper surprised her.
Its last issue will be on December 13.
Paul Folger is a native of North Carolina.
Tim Blotz had been serving as a political reporter and Friday-Saturday anchor.