KSBY announced new evening anchors
Richard Gearhart and Scott Daniels to Co-Anchor with Carina Corral
– KSBY-TV is pleased to announce some changes to the anchor line up on its local newscasts. Long-time anchor and Central Coast native Richard Gearhart will co-anchor KSBY News at 6, 10 and 11pm alongside his former Daybreak co-anchor, Carina Corral. Daybreak anchor Scott Daniels will co-anchor KSBY News at 5pm with Corral and will continue to co-anchor Daybreak weekday mornings with Christina Favuzzi.
“I’ve spent the majority of my life keeping Central Coast viewers informed and I am looking forward to this new chapter and many more years to come working side-by-side with Carina and the rest of the news team at KSBY-TV,” said Richard Gearhart.
“I’m excited for this opportunity to work around the clock providing breaking news coverage to our Central Coast viewers,” said Scott Daniels. “I look forward to meeting more local viewers and telling their stories.”
“Richard is a fixture on the Central Coast, having helped local residents start their day every morning for nearly 28 years,” said news director, Kendra Martinez. “We are fortunate to have both of these fine journalists bring their experience and knowledge of the area to our evening newscasts.”
Gearhart joined KSBY News in 1990 as a reporter and weather anchor. He has been co-anchoring Daybreak since 1991. He is a Central Coast native, born and raised in San Luis Obispo County. Gearhart graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism. He also holds a master’s degree in agriculture from Cal Poly and attended the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education at U.C. Santa Barbara. In 2006, he returned to Cal Poly where he is currently an Associate Professor helping to shape the journalists of tomorrow.
Daniels joined the KSBY News in November 2015 as morning co-anchor and multimedia journalist. Prior to joining KSBY, he was an investigative reporter in Las Vegas, Albuquerque and Alexandria, Louisiana. Daniels is a graduate of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University. He was born and raised in Northern California.
KSBY-TV is the NBC (6.1) affiliate and CW (6.2) affiliate serving the San Luis Obispo, Santa Maria, Santa Barbara television market. It is owned by Cordillera Communications, a division of Evening Post Industries. KSBY News is the most watched local news for San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties.