Abby Ham to return to WBIR, Channel 10

Abby Ham

Photo by WBIR photo

Abby Ham

Abby Ham

Photo by WBIR photo

Abby Ham

WBIR, Channel 10, will be serving up Ham in the morning again.

Popular anchor Abby Ham is returning to the Knoxville NBC station in June, the station has announced. Ham left WBIR more than a year and a half ago to work for WKYC-TV in Cleveland, Ohio, for more money and a chance to work in a higher-profile market.

Ham will be WBIR's morning anchor, but will not helm the noon news. Ham will share the anchor desk with Russell Biven.

Current WBIR morning anchor Michele Silva is leaving the anchor desk and taking a position in the station's sales department. Silva says her switch to sales was her decision.

See the full story, including quotes by Ham, on Tele-Buddy's Tinseltown Tales.

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Comments » 11

mandieevans writes:

Yay! Abby is awesome. And I'm so sure it was Michele's decision....sounds like a demotion to me...

pms151 writes:

BS. She fails in a larger market and comes home to mama. Same ole same ole for local 'personalities". knoxville will never be big time in any way shape or form.

thurs2000#245193 writes:

Yeah' I like to look at Abby when I wake up. Welcome home, Abby. You were missed.

thurs2000#245193 writes:

in response to pms151:

BS. She fails in a larger market and comes home to mama. Same ole same ole for local 'personalities". knoxville will never be big time in any way shape or form.

We all know what pms stands for. Get over it. take a pill or something'

littleorange writes:

This is great news...Abby is a real pro....Welcome back

tsmith71553#353840 writes:

GREAT ! Abby, you are a "class act", and definitely easy on the eyes ! For whatever reason, it's great to have you back in K-town - - I'll look forward to mornings again !

mmbrown412 writes:

Awesome news! Glad to have her back!

KevinD writes:

Welcome back Abby! While I am delighted Abby is coming back, I like Michelle a lot also and I wish Michelle would stay visible.

say_what writes:

Welcome back Abby!

I do agree with KevinD though....I wish Michelle would stay on air.

JamesJ writes:

I personally didnt think she did a very good job, besides, its never good to go "Backwards"..Usually never works out.

JamesJ writes:

Michelle does a much much better job

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