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Houston History: A look back at KPRC 2 anchor Bill Balleza’s memorable moments

Bill Balleza during his first assignment as a television reporter.
Bill Balleza during his first assignment as a television reporter. (Bill Balleza)

HOUSTON – After nearly 50 years in the broadcast industry, KPRC Channel 2 anchor Bill Balleza will wrap his final newscast on Friday, January 31st.

For more than 45 years, Balleza has called Houston home and viewers have welcomed the long-time reporter and anchor into their homes.

Look Back: Bill Balleza served in Vietnam before becoming an anchor

Whether it was a story in our own backyards, or across the seas covering international stories, Balleza shared many memorable moments with our city and the world.

As we send off and congratulate Balleza on his outstanding journalistic journey, we take a look back at some of his special moments throughout his career.

Click on the timeline to see Balleza’s career in broadcasting

Also: Legendary KPRC 2 anchor Bill Balleza says goodbye to TV and shares his retirement plans

Bill’s self-written message to our viewers.


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