Who is going to replace Huel Perkins? Anchor Huel Perkins, retiring Friday after 33 years at Fox 2, has told managers who he recommends as a successor. “Roop Raj should be the new anchor at Fox 2,” Perkins said in an interview with Deadline Detroit. “That’s what I believe now, and I said that to any and everybody.
Did Huel Perkins retire from Channel 2? March will mark the end of an era at Fox 2 Detroit, where anchors Huel Perkins and Monica Gayle announced their mutual retirement Wednesday night on-air. Perkins, 67, and Gayle, 61, have been co-hosting at the station for 25 years together.
Who left Fox 2 Detroit? After two years, meteorologist Michael Estime is moving on from his hometown station to Fox Weather. Estime, who has done the weather on Fox 2 Detroit since 2020, will be an on-air host on Fox Weather starting June 20, AdWeek reports.
When did Huel Perkins start Fox 2? For three decades, Huel Perkins graced the TV screens in homes across the region as an anchor for Fox 2 Detroit. The Louisiana native quickly became a familiar face and trusted source for local news when he arrived at the network by way of St. Louis in 1989.