The people of Portland have always loved watching Ross Ketschke on weekends. He is always so precise and upbeat at whatever he does. Now, Ross Ketschke is leaving WMTW-TV for an exciting opportunity. News 8 viewers are now wondering where he is going and what is his next job. They especially want to know if he will remain in the city and return to broadcasting. Well, there is some positive news regarding his exit. Find out what Ross Ketschke said about his departure from WMTW News 8.
Ross Ketschke Exits WMTW-TV
Ross Ketschke is a native of southern Massachusetts, where he started his broadcasting career as a show host on WUMD college radio in high school. He earned a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from Emerson College in 2018.
Continuing his passion for broadcast journalism, Ketschke served as the program director of WERS 88.9 FM while in college. He has also worked as a part-time writer for WCVB-TV in 2017. After graduating, Ross got his first job as a state house reporter at WPTZ, WMTW’s sister station in Burlington, Vermont.
Ketschke moved to Maine to join the WMTW-TV news team as an anchor and reporter in December 2020. The young anchor has been the bright spot on the station since then, and News 8 viewers appreciate his clear and happy voice.
Now, the young reporter is moving to the next phase of his career. Ross Ketschke is leaving WMTW in January 2023.
Ketschke’s last day on the anchor desk is January 29, 2023. He will join the team at WMTW’s sister station, WMUR, in Manchester, New Hampshire, in February 2023.
Although Ketschke is leaving the station, his followers can still see him reporting from time to time in Maine, especially whenever he is covering something with a New England-wide impact. That means they can still see his reporting quite regularly on News 8.