NBC News correspondent leaves for local news

By Matt Collins Article may include affiliate links

NBC News correspondent Blake McCoy, who was based in Chicago, has left the network and is set to join a local Washington, D.C. station as a reporter and anchor.

  • McCoy, who joined NBC is 2015, has departed the network, according to his social media accounts.
  • He is set to join WTTG, the Fox O&O in the national’s capital March 18.
  • His Twitter account, @BlakeNBC, which contained the letters “NBC” has been taken down and replaced with “@BlakeMcCoyDC.”
  • McCoy is a Georgetown University alum, so he’ll be returning to a city where he’s already lived for some time.
  • During his time at NBC, McCoy filled in at the “NBC Nightly News” anchor desk.