Somerville to succeed Richmond at KTVU

Channel 2 has picked a familiar face to replace longtime anchor Dennis Richmond rather than going outside of the market for new talent. Frank Somerville will start co-anchoring the 6 and 10 p.m. newscasts on Thursday, May 22, the night after Richmond signs off after 40 years. Somerville grew up in the Bay Area and has been at Channel 2 for 16 years. The appointment of Somerville ends speculation that KTVU hired Dave Clark away from L.A.’s KCAL/KCBS-TV to replace

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