Alycia Lane Joins KNBC as Weekend Anchor and General Assignment Reporter
Emmy Award-winning journalist Alycia Lane will join KNBC, NBC’s owned and operated television station in Los Angeles, as a weekend anchor and general assignment reporter, effective August 19.
Lane will anchor KNBC’s weekend evening newscasts and serve as a general assignment reporter for the station. She takes over for Kim Baldonado, who last month was promoted to anchor the Monday- Friday Midday Report and the weekly News Extra, which focuses on KNBC’s signature investigative reporting.
“Alycia is an experienced anchor and skilled reporter who has a tremendous ability to engage and connect with the audience,” said Craig Robinson, President and General Manager, KNBC. “Her energy and talent will be great assets to KNBC, and we look forward to her contributions to our newsroom.”
Lane, who is fluent in Spanish and of Puerto Rican heritage, holds a Master’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. She received her undergraduate degree from the State University of New York at Albany in Spanish Language and Literature, graduating with honors. She is a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.
A native of Long Island, New York, Lane currently resides in Los Angeles.
During a formal ceremony, the Coronet Debutante Ball Board announced their 2009 Debutantes. The Bel Air Country Club was the setting on the first Saturday in August.
The young ladies will be presented at the 60th Anniversary of the Coronet Ball, November 28th in the Beverly Hilton’s International Ballroom.
These young ladies were invited to debut after completing years of philanthropy. They have contributed countless hours of hands-on service to local charities. Several girls are legacies. Mary Lou Boone was a Coronet Debutante and Suzanne’s daughter Claire Kirshner is the third generation to be presented at the Coronet Ball.
Fran Aponte is this year’s Coronet Debutante Ball Director. At the announcement luncheon, she greeted each mother and daughter. Fran gave the future debutantes their 14k gold Coronet Lavaliere,
At the conclusion of the event, the Ball Board president Janet Walther and luncheon chairman Mimi Kenan thanked the families and their friends for attending.
Proceeds from the Coronet Debutante Ball will go to National Charity League, Los Angeles Founder Chapter for their various local charities.