Former KTVU news anchor Frank Somerville has been officially charged with two misdemeanor charges driving under the influence of alcohol and driving with a blood-alcohol level over .08.
Longtime news anchor Frank Somerville will not return to KTVU after more than three decades with the TV station, the Bay Area News Group recently reported. Somerville told the media outlet that his contract expired on Friday and KTVU opted not to re-sign him. He had been suspended from the station since September after a dispute over coverage of the Gabby Petito case.
Former KTVU anchor Frank Somerville has spoken out for the first time since his arrest for a suspected DUI, saying that his former employer chose not to re-sign him before his arrest.
Frank Somerville has spoken out for the first time since his Dec. 30 arrest for a suspected DUI. In an interview with the Bay Area News Group published Friday, the celebrated former KTVU anchor confirmed that his former employer will not re-sign him — and allegedly not because of his arrest.
Frank Somerville’s 31-year career at KTVU, where his nightly anchoring duties made him one of the Bay Area’s most beloved TV news personalities, officially came to an end Friday, as his contract expired and the station opted to not bring him back. “They’re not re-signing me. So I...