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Sacramento news station hires new weekend anchor

Screen image of KCRA tweet about the arrival of Walter Makaula.
Screen image of KCRA tweet about the arrival of Walter Makaula. Twitter

A new weekend anchor has joined a major Sacramento news station, KCRA 3 has announced.

The TV station said Walter Makaula joined the news team Tuesday. He will also work as a weekday reporter at KCRA 3.

Makaula, who was anchoring weekday morning newscasts at WFOR, a CBS station in Miami, grew up in Hawaii, KCRA said in a news story. He worked at both the NBC and CBS affiliates in Honolulu. Before that, he anchored at Fox5 in San Diego. He has also lived in Paris, Tokyo and Milan.

Makaula joins Kathy Park in KCRA’s early evening and late night weekend anchor duties.

David Caraccio: 916-321-1125, @DavidCaraccio

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