Hank Plante says he plans to retire at the end of March after 25 years as a reporter and anchor at KPIX. Plante told the media industry blog Newsblues that he and his partner, Roger Groth, will move Palm Springs.
Plante’s KPIX bio notes that his experience includes reporting and anchoring at TV stations across the country: KHJ-TV in Los Angeles, KRIV-TV in Houston, KMSP-TV in Minneapolis and WVEC-TV in Norfolk, Virginia. He also served as Assignment Editor at WTTG-TV in Washington, D.C., and News Editor at WRC (NBC) Radio, in Washington D.C. Prior to his broadcasting career, Hank worked in print journalism in Washington, D.C. at the Sentinel Newspapers, where he was Managing Editor, and at The Washington Post, where he worked on the City Desk.