Valley News Live viewers will soon see some familiar faces in new time slots as the station announced a new anchor line-up on Friday for several newscasts.
Andrea Larson takes over at 5pm for outgoing anchor Stephanie Goetz and also joins Mike Morken on the anchor desk at 6 and 10pm. Christine Stanwood will now anchor Valley News Live at noon and Valley News Live at 5:30 on KX4. Valley Today reporter Kristi Larson will now join Chris Berg as the new permanent co-host of North Dakota Today which can be seen Monday through Friday on KVLY at 9am. Kristi will remain on the Valley Today from 4:30 to 7:00 am.
Valley News Live news director Ike Walker said the switch shows the strength of the station. “We are very fortunate to have the deepest bench of the best talent in the valley. These are people that our viewers know, enjoy and trust and I know that these moves will only strengthen our top rated newscasts.”
“I am thrilled to join Mike on the anchor desk in the evenings. As a North Dakota native, being able to share the day’s important news with my family, neighbors and friends is very important to me,”Andrea Larson said of the impending switch.
The anchor changes take effect Monday, January 25th.