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New Orleans Reporter Picked To Be Station’s New Sports Director

In CBS, Hirings, Louisiana, New Orleans, Promotions on May 19, 2012 at 1:39 pm

Doug Mouton and Darren Sharper (Courtesy: WWL-TV)

New Orleans CBS affiliate WWL-TV has hired from within to fill its sports director opening, tapping Northshore Bureau Chief Doug Mouton to the position.

Mouton, who’s been bureau chief since 2006, will anchor all weeknight sportscasts and supervise sports coverage, according to a news release from WWLTV.com.

But that’s not all.

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Big Easy Sports Director’s Departure Marks Second High-Profile Loss for WWL

In CBS, Leaving the Biz, Louisiana, New Orleans on January 8, 2012 at 1:38 am
Jim Henderson

Jim Henderson (Courtesy: WWL-TV)

Legendary WWL sports director Jim Henderson will retire from the CBS affiliate in February, he told colleagues in an email which got picked up by The Times-Picayune.

The 65-year-old replaced Hap Glaudi as sports director in 1978.

His career also spans radio broadcasting, specifically play-by-play announcing. Henderson celebrates his 30th year as the New Orleans Saints’ radio frontman later this year.

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