July 7, 2022

Shiba Russell Joins Fox 29 Philadelphia as Evening Anchor Replacing Shaina Humphries

Shiba Russell most recently an evening news anchor at 11 Alive WXIA-TV in Atlanta has announced she is set to be the next evening anchor at Fox 29 in Philadelphia starting in August.

Russell left her mark in Atlanta and 11Alive in her six years she was there. Her official sendoff happened on the Ryan Cameron afternoon radio show on Majic 107.5/97.5.

Read more Shiba Russell Says Goodbye to Atlanta and 11 Alive as News Anchor http://www.urbanradionation.com/2022/06/shiba-russell-says-goodbye-to-atlanta.html

Russell's daughter recently graduated high school and will be attending Drexel University in Philadelphia. Prior to going to Atlanta, she co-anchored the noon, 5 p.m. and 11 p.m. weekday newscasts at NBC 4 in New York City. During that time, Russell also filled in as anchor on “Early Today” for NBC News and “Way Too Early” for MSNBC. She has also worked as an anchor/reporter in Boston, Pittsburgh, Long Island and the Bronx.

“I’m so excited about walking through the next door,” Russell said on air June 23 on 11Alive during her final newscast. “This is one God lined up perfectly and I am tremendously grateful.”

Starting Aug. 15, Russell will be working Sunday through Thursday anchoring the evening news on Fox29 (WTXF-TV) along with Jason Martinez.

Departing anchor Shaina Humphries who is from Chicago and recently got engaged has not announced her next move. 

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