VP of News, Tom Lindner to leave KARE 11

8:33 AM, Apr 21, 2011   |    comments
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MINNEAPOLIS -- KARE 11 is saying goodbye to a long-time member of the KARE 11 team. After 19 years, Vice President of News Tom Lindner is leaving the station.

Lindner is well respected in the television business and in the Twin Cities community.

The announcement was made Wednesday afternoon. Lindner said he has been blessed to be part of the station and its commitment to journalism, as well as its dedication to the community.

"I've spent a third of my life at KARE 11," said Lindner. "I've been blessed to lead a team of nationally recognized journalists, storytellers, and all around great people. I have been in awe of their talents and quality work from day one. Now the thrill turns to starting anew in whatever venture awaits."

John Remes, President and General Manager, cited Lindner's body of work over his 19 years at KARE 11 included many prestigious awards: Edward R. Murrow Awards, Emmys, NPPA Awards, AP Awards, and many more.

"Tom has been leader of the best newsroom in the country and is leaving us in great shape to continue providing the news and information that our market expects from us. He will be missed," said Remes.

Lindner will stay at KARE 11 thru April and will consult through the transition.

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