After more than 17 years with WIVB-TV, reporter George Richert has announced he will be leaving the staion.

Richert has accepted a position as Director of Communications for the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo.

Richert will be leaving after the end of February.

The Buffalo News’ Alan Pergament discusses this move and others taking place at WIVB.

The Buffalo Broadcasters Association congratulates George Richert and wishes him the best of luck in his new position.

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