Former 11Alive reporter Keith Whitney lands at CBS46

Credit: Rodney Ho

Credit: Rodney Ho

This was posted Saturday, March 11, 2017 by Rodney Ho on his AJC Radio & TV Talk blog

Keith Whitney, who took an early buyout from 11Alive a year ago, has landed a job at rival station CBS46 as a general assignment reporter.

He recently changed his public Facebook page to @keithwhitneycbs46.

He had been at 11Alive for 23 years as an anchor and reporter.

Two of his colleagues who took the same buyout - Kevin Rowson and Donna Lowry - left the business and nabbed jobs rather quickly in public relations. Rowson now works as a public affairs officer at the FBI officer in Atlanta. Lowry is now the director of communications at the Cobb County school system.

Whitney joins sports anchor Fred Kalil, who moved to CBS46 from 11Alive two years ago, and anchor/reporter  Karyn Greer, who left the same year.

CBS46 also has former Fox 5 and 11Alive meteorologist Paul Ossmann and former anchor Amanda Davis , as well as former Channel 2 Action News reporter Sally Sears on staff.

Check out Whitney's report from Friday evening covering a sexual slavery case in a Sandy Springs mansion.

Credit: Rodney Ho

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