HUDAâ€™S BACK: Popular local television reporter Jasmine Huda is going to work for KMOV (Channel 4), sources said today.
was at KSDK (Channel 5) from 2007 until last month when she
left the station after failing to reach agreement on a new contract.
Sources said Huda will start working at KMOV in a couple of weeks as a producer but will remain off the air until Aug. 1 because of a clause in her contract with KSDK.
The clause stipulates that she
can not work on air for another local station until then.
At that point, Channel 4 insiders say Huda, 31, will become a reporter, probably in the 10 p.m. time slot, and will also be a fill-in anchor.
Allan Cohen, general manager of KMOV
, said he
was pleased the station was able to negotiate a deal with Huda
noted that she
is not replacing anyone at the station and is an addition to the staff.
â€œWeâ€™re absolutely delighted that sheâ€™s decided to join our station,â€ Cohen said. â€œBut she
really made me feel old when I found out that she
had been in the same high school class (Ladue High) as my daughter, Stacie.â€
This is great to hear.
was one of my influences in high school.
and I competed in an event called "Radio Speaking" on the speech and debate circuit in St. Louis.
was and is a wonderful talent, and I am glad she's
staying in St. Louis.