‘Good Day L.A.’ anchor Michaela Pereira exits newscast

“Good Day L.A.” anchor Michaela Pereira, one in all native TV’s hottest information personalities, is leaving Fox 11’s morning newscast.

Pereira, who returned to Los Angeles in 2020 to anchor a revamped broadcast after a high-profile stint at CNN and one other at HLN, is anticipated to announce to viewers throughout Thursday’s telecast that she is leaving to discover “new opportunities.” Her final day will probably be Sept. 9.

“I came to the fantastic team at GDLA to help fulfill a mission,” Pereira wrote in a memo to the newsroom Wednesday. “It was centered in a time when the world was challenged in a way we couldn’t even begin to estimate nor fully understand. I am nearly 2 decades into my love affair with Los Angeles, this opportunity felt like the best way I could be of service and contribute to the effort to get the place we all call home through such a bizarre time.

“Now there is a calling again to explore,” she continued later within the be aware. “Over the last several months there have been some new opportunities that are calling me again — things that align with my personal mission and purpose. I feel compelled to create and dig into these new adventures. Of course, I will share more with you when I can.” She known as her time at Fox 11 “a joy and a privilege.”

Pereira first grew to become an area TV favourite as a co- anchor on “The KTLA Morning News,” which drew prime scores because of its upbeat tone and chemistry amongst its on-air expertise. She left the newscast after 9 years in 2013 when then-CNN Worldwide President Jeff Zucker recruited her to launch the community’s New York-based morning present “New Day” with Chris Cuomo and Kate Bolduan.

She returned to Los Angeles in 2017 to host her personal present at sister channel HLN. That present led to 2018. She joined Fox 11 two years later.

Performing Fox 11 information director Pete Wilgoren in a press release known as Pereira’s departure “bittersweet,” calling her “a guiding force for much of our in-depth conversation during the pandemic — seeking answers from the experts and providing comfort to the viewers during uncertain times.”