Comings and goings in KC media



  • Ian Cummings has joined the Lawrence Journal-World as a public safety reporter. Cummings is currently editor of the University Daily Kansan, and will join the Journal-World full-time after he graduates in December. He was an intern with The Star this summer, and wrote a very good, in-depth piece on a Johnson County drug lord with former J-W intern Chris Hong.
  • Emily Wood is joining FOX4 from WXIX, the FOX affiliate in Cincinnati.


  • Bryan McGruder, vice president for news at FOX4, is no longer with the company. There’s no explanation for his departure. (BLC)
  • KMBC reporter Rebecca Gannon is leaving the station to take a job with Cerner. She wrote an post on her website about leaving the news business. (BLC)
  • KMBC producer Nicole Erickson is leaving the station. (BLC)

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