Fox Charlotte has settled on a team for its nighttime magazine show, “Fox News Edge.”
Beginning in late February, Rance Adams and Cassiday Proctor will host the show (10:35 p.m. weekdays, WCCB, Channel 18), replacing WLNK-FM (“Link” 107.9) personalities Ramona Holloway and Matt Harris.
Proctor is already known here as part of the “Drex & Maney” morning team at WNKS-FM (“Kiss” 95.1) . She arrived from an Austin station in May and has filled in as a guest host on “Edge,” which is now in its 11th year. She’ll be keeping her day job.
Adams, a Texas native, was an entertainment reporter at the CBS affiliate in Dallas.
Jim White, Fox Charlotte’s general manager, says “Edge” may change depending on the chemistry between the new hosts.
“They’re two different personalities and we may change the show a little to fit them,” he says. “We’ll see how they work together.”
White says Adams has already told him “he wants to become the nighttime Wilson,” referring to Jon Wilson, who prowls the city for the morning show, “Fox News Rising.” Longtime “Edge” producer Reid Sartin will tailor the show for the new team – and decide whether one Wilson is enough for one station.
Brandon Davidow joins Fox Charlotte in late February as weekend sports anchor. He comes from FiOS1, the local cable channel serving Long Island, N.Y. He follows Bruce Snyder, who left the station in December. … Richard Thurmond, editor of Charlotte magazine since 1999, moves up to publisher, replacing Karen Rodriguez, who moves up to vice president. …
Gaffney, S.C., firefighters Matthew Davis and Daniel Moss will be contestants on the next season of “The Amazing Race” debuting 8 p.m. Feb. 17 on CBS (Channel 3). Also racing will be Raleigh brothers and hockey players Anthony Battaglia and Bates Battaglia. …
Steve Geofferies, regional program manager for Clear Channel Media’s Charlotte and Raleigh stations, is named vice president of programming for the company’s eight Phoenix stations. … Tom Gentry, general manager of WHVN (1240 AM, 104.3 FM), says the station has added a Christian-teaching format on its HD2 channel, available to listeners with HD FM receivers. …
Jane Robelot, a former anchor on CBS’s “This Morning,” takes over as morning news anchor on WMUU-FM (94.5) from Greenville-Spartanburg. Recently the station, which has a strong signal in Upstate South Carolina, adopted a conservative talk format. … Geof Knight, producer of Paul Schadt’s morning show on WKKT-FM (“Kat” 96.9), returns to the stage in the Central Piedmont Community College production of “Big River,” a musical based on the adventures of Huckleberry Finn, beginning Feb. 15. …
“Ask the Design Diva,” hosted by Barbara Green from the studios of WAVO-AM (1150) and airing 8 a.m. Saturdays, moves into national syndication. … Judy Woodruff, co-anchor of “PBS NewsHour,” has been elected a trustee of the Charlotte-based Duke Endowment. She is a former member of Duke University’s board of trustees.
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