A follow up to our item Monday that said the Chronicle’s Phil Matier (right) was leaving KRON 4 and joining KPIX CBS 5. Today, CBS 5 put out a press release saying Matier “will chat live with anchors Sydnie Kohara and John Kessler just after 6:30 a.m. … discussing local issues, national politics, watercooler items and more.” Now that former Mayor Willie Brown (left) is no longer a morning radio host, he will have time to appear with Matier on
Chron columnist Leah Garchik reports that fellow Chron columnist Phil Matier (pictured) “joins the stampede from KRON. His move to CBS5-TV becomes official today, and his first on-air appearance there will be Tuesday.” Last month, 17-year KRON anchor Tom Sinkovitz quit the station. He hasn’t said where he is going, but rumor has it that he too is headed to CBS5.