Beginning today, Matt Austin will take over as an anchor on the 5, 6 and 11 p.m. newscasts. Austin has anchored the morning news since June 2011, and was previously a morning anchor and reporter for KOKH-TV (Fox) in Oklahoma City. He replaces evening anchor Gaard Swanson, who has left WKMG to move home to his family. Prior to joining the station in 2011, he served as a freelance host at KIRO-TV (CBS) in Seattle, where he was previously the sports director and host of several programs.
WKMG-TV is a CBS affiliate broadcasting to the Orlando area.