KWCH’s news director, John Soares, is leaving the station after only four months in the position. As previously reported by inVocus, Soares joined the CBS affiliate in August 2012 after working for two years at WJHL-TV (CBS) in Johnson City, Tenn. Soares has not announced any future plans yet. Tom Lindner will reportedly serve as interim news director at KWCH. Lindner was formerly the news director at KARE-TV (NBC) in Minneapolis, Minn.
KWCH-TV is a CBS affiliate serving the Wichita, Kan., viewing area.