FOX 4 News journalists trading places

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Abby Eden, part of Kansas City’s number-one-rated 10pm news team, and Loren Halifax, part of Kansas City’s number-one-rated Morning News team are switching assignments. Abby is moving to the FOX 4 News Morning show joining Mark Alford, and Loren is moving to the FOX 4 News at 6 & 10pm joining Phil Witt.

“The FOX 4 News team is like a family, and this change was something both Abby and Loren wanted and are excited about,” said Cheryl McDonald, FOX 4 President and General Manager. “Sometimes work schedules for our TV family need to be tweaked. Since these two are extremely popular with our viewers, we expect very little disruption to the daily routine.”

FOX 4's Abby Eden and Loren Halifax.
FOX 4’s Abby Eden and Loren Halifax.

Click here to read about the FOX 4 News anchor, joining John Holt on FOX 4 News at 5 & 9 p.m.

Indeed, in the just completed November 2016 sweeps, the FOX 4 Morning News team remains #1 in all key demographics, year-to-year. The same is true for the # 1 rated FOX 4 News at 10pm.

The new anchor teams will begin on Monday January 16th 2017.

In 1949, WDAF-TV became the first television station to broadcast in Kansas City. With more than 59 hours of news programming every week, FOX 4 is continuing 67 years of excellence and service to the Kansas City Community. WDAF-TV FOX 4 is owned by Tribune. Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting’s 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online, including and Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds other strategic investments in media. For more information please visit

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