KTLA newsroom adds two

Fischer and Garcia join staff

KTLA’s news department announced two hires on Thursday: Jon T. Fischer as assistant news director and Ted Garcia as a general assignment reporter.

Appointment marks a return to the KTLA fold for Fischer, who worked at the station in various news capacities from 1979-91. He worked as an assistant news director at KCOP from 1991-95 and was employed the past 2-1/2 years as a technical manager for ABC News.

Garcia, who starts on Monday, has been a reporter and fill-in anchor for San Diego’s KFMB since August 1996.

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