Metro Detroit: Newsmakers Apr. 29, 2009




New Orleans Times-Picayune

It was free scoop day at a chain ice cream parlor, and Roop Raj was the afternoon's celebrity scooper. Community outreach is part of the brand-building job for TV news personalities, and Raj estimates he's done hundreds of things just like this -- senior-center talks, emceeing charity events, Cherry Garcia distribution -- but a big difference this time was that he's not going to be around to reap the professional benefits of working a benefit. Raj, morning and midday anchor for WDSU-Channel 6 since 2002, is leaving for a reporter-anchor job in Detroit, near his hometown of Troy, Mich ... Raj's parents will be able to see his work at WJBK-TV, Detroit's Fox affiliate, which, as it happens, was his favorite station growing up... WDSU morning news anchor Roop Raj takes a job in his home state of Michigan (Tue, 4/28)







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