Channel 25 has hired Brendan Fitzgerald as its sports anchor, replacing Kristine Leahy, who departed the station at the beginning of August.
Fitzgerald, a native of Cape Cod, will appear on the 6 p.m., 10 p.m., and 11 p.m. daily newscasts.
He comes from KGBT in Harlingen, Texas, where he was the weekend anchor and reporter for the past two years.
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