West Central Pennsylvania has relied on Crispin Havener for credible news coverage, and he even has the awards to prove his talent in the broadcasting industry. But the longtime anchor announced he’s stepping back from a phenomenal career for the next step. Shortly after this news, he wraps his last day on the air, and Crispin Havener leaves WJAC-TV. Now 6 News viewers want to know where he is going, if he will return to broadcasting, and if he’s staying in Johnstown. Find out what Crispin Havener said about his departure from WJAC 6 News here.
Crispin Havener’s Education and Career
Crispin Havener received a BS in Communications Media from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. In college, he had internships and worked in production, including anchoring, reporting, producing, and managing the campus’ IUP-TV.
After college, Havener started his professional broadcast career in Rock Island, Illinois, at Local 4 News WHBF-TV. After two years, he relocated to Grand Junction, Colorado, where he was an anchor, reporter, and producer at KKCO 11 News.
Havener returned to Pennsylvania in 2018 and has been part of the 6 News team at Johnstown’s WJAC-TV since then. He produced and anchored the weekend newscasts and was the station’s investigative reporter.
Crispin Havener Leaves WJAC
In February, the journalist revealed on his social media that he is leaving 6 News and broadcasting after a collective 16 years in the industry. Havener wrapped his last day on the air on Saturday, March 11.
Havener tried to play a pre-recorded farewell during the Saturday evening newscast. But he ended up making his last newscast a hilarious one with a silly gaffe.
In his initial statement, Havener said he accepted a new job outside news. However, he didn’t specify the job and whether it is based in Johnstown.
Crispin Havener has posted more pictures from his final day at 6 News. So, we’ll just have to keep following his social media activity for updates on his next job.