Avery Powell has been Greensboro’s news anchor for only a year, but the locals have grown attached to the young journalist. However, he is stepping back from this field for a change in his career. Avery Powell announced that he is leaving WFMY News 2 in November 2022. Of course, WFMY viewers want to know where the journalist is going next and if he will remain in North Carolina. They also want to know if they will see him on broadcast again. Find out what Avery Powell said about his departure from WFMY-TV’s News 2 here.
Avery Powell Bids Farewell to WFMY News 2
Avery Powell hails from Virginia and got his start in broadcasting in his home state. He graduated from George Mason University with a bachelor’s degree in global affairs in 2015. Before that, he gained media experience with an online publication.
In 2015, Powell worked at Harrisburg station WHSV-TV3 in multiple roles. He then went to Vermont’s WCAX-TV’s Channel 3 News in 2018.
Three years later, Powell moved to North Carolina. He has been part of the team at WFMY-TV’s News 2 since August 2021.
Greensboro has become accustomed to getting news updates from Powell over the past year. Now he is leaving the station and the broadcasting industry behind.
On his official social media pages, Powell announced that he is stepping back from WFMY and broadcast news altogether. His last day on the air is on November 11.
Powell had been drawn to writing as a student, which is why he became a journalist. But he’s now ready to seek a career outside TV.
Avery Powell hasn’t yet stated whether he has a new job lined up, nor has he revealed if he is staying in Greensboro. He said that he will take some time off to recharge before considering his future career plans. So, we’ll just have to keep an eye out on his social media to find out what they are.