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Jeff Vaughn Returns To Detroit To Join WXYZ-TV

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Jan. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Award-winning television anchor and reporter Jeff Vaughn is joining WXYZ-TV to anchor 7 Action News at 5 p.m. with JoAnne Purtan.  In addition to anchoring, Jeff will also be reporting on business and automotive stories.

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Most recently, Jeff was the primary anchor for KENS-TV in San Antonio, Texas.  He was also responsible for community outreach, station promotion, and social media.  Prior to that, he was the morning news anchor at KSHB-TV in Kansas City, Missouri, where he created a successful community outreach program.   "Workers Wanted" matched businesses with potential employees and won top awards from the Kansas Association of Broadcasters and the Missouri Broadcasters Association.

"Jeff's personal and passionate approach to anchoring and reporting make him a great addition to the WXYZ team and to the community," said Ed Fernandez, Scripps divisional vice-president and vice-president and general manager of WXYZ.

Jeff was also an anchor/reporter at WDIV-TV in Detroit from 1999 to 2007.  He received an Emmy award from The Michigan Chapter of the National Association of Television Arts and Sciences in 2006.  In 2004, he was honored by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters for breaking news excellence and the market's best newscast.

"I am pleased to return to Detroit to join one of the best news teams in the country," said Jeff Vaughn.  "This is a sweet homecoming for my family.  My wife grew up in the Detroit Metro area; we were married here; my son's Godparents live here, and many of our family and friends call the Motor City home.  I look forward to getting re-acquainted with the viewers starting next week."

Born in Arkansas City, Kansas, Jeff began his career at KNSS Radio and KKRD Radio in Wichita, Kansas before moving to KMID-TV in Midland, Texas and KCBD-TV in Lubbock, Texas.

Jeff will contribute to WXYZ's extensive Auto Show coverage with automobile-related stories beginning Thursday, January 10th.  He will join JoAnne Purtan on the anchor desk beginning Monday, January 14 th, on 7 Action News at 5 p.m.

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WXYZ-TV is owned by E.W. Scripps.  Scripps is a leading media enterprise that embraces its rich history in delivering high-quality journalism through television stations, newspapers and the Scripps Howard News Service, while developing and expanding its digital strategies, including social gaming, for multiple platforms. The company provides community-changing breaking news, story-telling, investigations and interactive outreach at 19 television stations in major markets such as Denver, San Diego, Detroit, Phoenix, Cleveland, Cincinnati and Tampa, and 13 newspaper markets, including Memphis, Knoxville, Naples, Fla., and Corpus Christi, Texas. Since 1941, Scripps has operated the National Spelling Bee, one of America's most-enduring celebrations of academic excellence.

 

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