UTICA -- Longtime NewsChannel 2 (WKTV) anchor Bill Worden has died at the age of 80. The NBC/CBS affiliate says Worden passed this morning following a brief illness.
SYRACUSE -- Longtime NewsChannel 2 (WKTV) anchor Bill Worden, who retired last November after 35 years with the Utica NBC affiliate, received the Syracuse Press Club's Career Achievement Award this past weekend. Thanks to one of his former co-workers, we've got a few photos to share.
SYRACUSE -- Three people will share the honor of being named the "Best News Source" at the Syracuse Press Club's annual awards dinner this Saturday. Additionally, the Press Club officially confirmed the previously-leaked winner of the Best Newcomer Award.
UTICA -- Even though Bill Worden's retirement from TV news is no surprise -- he announced it earlier this month -- there were plenty of surprises during the "Bill Worden Farewell Celebration" which spanned through most of WKTV's early evening newscasts last night.
UTICA -- Last week, Bill Worden announced he'll be retiring from TV news this month, after 35 years WKTV's primary anchor. His final newscast will be November 29. Today, we finally have an answer to the big question that's been lingering since Worden's announcement: who will take over? There actually plenty of changes, including one […]
UTICA -- After nearly 50 years in broadcasting, Bill Worden is ready to call it a career. The Herkimer native, who has anchored WKTV's 6pm and 11pm newscasts since 1977, is retiring, and his last day with WKTV will be Thursday, November 29. Worden made the announcement tonight on NewsChannel 2 at Six. Station management […]
UTICA -- Typical "small market" TV stations are often described as "revolving doors" in the TV news biz... many rookie reporters just want to build a good resume tape and move to a bigger market. WKTV, however, has long been an exception. Quite a few staffers have called WKTV home for years, even decades. Primary […]