KVUE adds co-anchor for Sunday evening newscasts

Kris Betts and Brandon Jones (John Gusky photos / KVUE)

KVUE is beefing up its weekend news team with the addition of a new co-anchor.

Reporter Brandon Jones is now joining Kris Betts on the anchor desk for the station’s newscasts at 5:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. Sundays. Their first show together was last night.

Betts had been anchoring solo on the weekends, and she’ll continue to do so on Saturday nights.

Jones spent the past three months filling in for Betts while she was out on maternity leave, so weekend viewers are already well acquainted with him.

Betts joined KVUE in 2013; Jones arrived at the city’s ABC affiliate in 2015.

Author: Gary Dinges

Gary Dinges covers bars/restaurants, movies, music, radio and TV -- plus a bunch of other fun stuff -- for the Austin American-Statesman.

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