Stacey Baca shares her decision to leave ABC7 in on-air message to viewers

Stacey Baca shares her decision to leave ABC7 in on-air message to viewers

CHICAGO (TOC) — On Eyewitness Information Sunday Morning, longtime weekend morning anchor Stacey Baca introduced her choice to depart ABC7 Chicago.

In her message to viewers Sunday, Stacey mentioned, “You, all of you on the market, have made this such a troublesome alternative. I really like coming right here each weekend. I really like my job. However I additionally love household time. My priorities are shifting. Time is probably the most invaluable asset I’ve proper now.”

Stacey has co-anchored ABC7’s high rated weekend morning newscasts for 20 years, greeting viewers with a cheerful, “Good morning!” on Saturday and Sunday. She joined ABC7 in 2002, conserving loyal viewers knowledgeable throughout the Chicago space as an anchor/reporter.

She expressed deep gratitude on Sunday morning, telling viewers, “I am honored and humbled you trusted me with the information and have tuned in to look at through the years. So, from my coronary heart, thanks, thanks, thanks.”

Stacey’s final day anchoring Eyewitness Information on the weekends shall be Sunday, June 26.

Stacey’s full assertion to ABC7 viewers:

“I’ve thrilling information I wish to share with all of you first. I’ve made a daring, life-changing choice to depart among the best jobs at the very best information station in Chicago. A particular thanks to Basic Supervisor John Loafer and Jennifer Graves, vp of stories, for understanding and respecting my choice. They gave me on a regular basis I wanted to make this choice. I stored coming to the identical conclusion, time and again. Now’s the correct time.

Why? It is easy.

My husband and I wish to spend extra time collectively, extra time with our household and buddies. We wish to have Sunday brunch with our mother and father, watch our niece and nephew play sports activities on a Saturday morning, and journey whereas we’re wholesome, God keen.

Extra life, much less work.

You, all of you on the market, have made this such a troublesome alternative. I really like coming right here each weekend. I really like my job. However I additionally love household time. My priorities are shifting. Time is probably the most invaluable asset I’ve proper now. And we nonetheless have time collectively. My final day on-air shall be June 26. I simply wish to thank all of you for this glorious journey. I am honored and humbled you trusted me with the information and have tuned in to look at through the years. So, from my coronary heart, thanks, thanks, thanks.”

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