Kris Pickel, the award-successful anchor and reporter for Arizona’s Family TV news stations in Phoenix, is no longer with the company.
“It was known as a company selection,” Pickel stated Tuesday. “They let me go.”
Pickel, who joined the station in 2015, explained she had a feeling she could possibly be out.
“If I had been taken by shock I would have been the world’s worst reporter,” she claimed.
She’s not. Pickel has received multiple Emmy Awards and is very regarded. She manufactured the announcement on social media.
Representatives at Arizona’s Family did not respond to a request for comment.
Pickel, remarkably upbeat, reported, “This is a brutal section of the company, but it’s element of the business.”
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She has no designs for what is future at the minute.
“I really do not,” Pickel claimed. “I am open up. I really like journalism. I’ve in no way been a cynic. I know that you have to be flexible. We will see what takes place.”
No matter what does, it likely will include journalism in some kind. Pickel has also labored in Cleveland, Sacramento and Tucson.
“I enjoy information,” she stated. “In 30 several years I really do not know how several tens of 1000’s of men and women I have achieved in every single stroll of lifestyle. There’s absolutely nothing I have at any time preferred to do but information. I’m not giving up.”
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