Tracy Wirtz has joined the KLFY 10 News team. Wirtz has been hired as the new Meet Your Neighbor and 5pm news anchor at KLFY 10 News. Beginning October 29, 2018, Tracy will co-anchor Meet Your Neighbor alongside Jeff Horchak and Megan Kelly at 12pm. At 5pm, Tracy will co-anchor alongside current co-anchor Darla Montgomery.
In announcing the appointment, Fran McRae-Posey, General Manager of KLFY-TV said, “Tracy has an incredible depth of news experience in Acadiana. I am thrilled to welcome her to our news team. She will bring a new energy and fresh perspective to our news show and I’m confident viewers will enjoy seeing her again.”
Wirtz, a native of Crowley, has been a morning news anchor in Acadiana for the past 13 years. She has also hosted radio shows on various radio stations. “KLFY has a rich tradition of producing quality news that informs and enlightens Acadiana. I’m excited for the opportunity to work with a team dedicated to making sure the people of Acadiana get the best, most accurate information they can when they need it.”
Wirtz, who is married, has three children and one granddaughter. She’s excited to share stories of the people in Acadiana, “I look forward to being back in the buzz of a newsroom, but more importantly, I am thrilled to be able to share the stories from right here in Acadiana. I’m so fortunate to have lived and grown up here, and there are so many stories left to tell!”