Sheba Turk is a prominent anchor of WWL-TV’s widely watched Eyewitness Morning News. Every morning, she is the news source that the people of New Orleans turn to for information. However, Sheba Turk is leaving WWL-TV in December 2022 for a new position outside New Orleans. Since the news broke, viewers have had mixed reactions; they’re sad to see her go yet excited for her new opportunities. Here’s more on Sheba Turk’s departure from WWL-TV.
Sheba Turk Exits WWL-TV
Sheba Turk graduated from the University of New Orleans with the assistance of a scholarship from Soledad O’Brien’s Powherful Foundation. Her passion for writing opened the door to a career in journalism.
Turk’s first job after college was as a desk assistant. At first, she helped write TV scripts. In 2013, she joined WUPL-TV as a host and executive producer. She was the host of the award-winning talk show, The 504.
Sheba Turk has been working at WWL-TV for more than a decade now. After landing jobs as a traffic reporter, morning show reporter, early morning anchor, and morning show anchor, she swiftly established herself in the industry.
Turk currently serves as the morning anchor for the Eyewitness Morning News on WWL-TV. She is also an author and has written a book on her career journey named Off Air: My Journey to the Anchor Desk.
The talented anchor, loved for her bright smile, also shares her talents as a speaker. She often makes appearances at various public speaking events.
Sheba Turk has now decided to make a career move and leave WWL-TV. Her final day on the air will be December 30, 2022. After that, she will be relocating to Los Angeles to become a weekend anchor at KCAL-TV early next year.
According to Turk, it will be hard to leave home as she has lived in New Orleans her entire life. Even her followers will miss her greatly.