News anchor Sydney Benter on leaving KXAN and what she's been up to

Amber Peake June 11, 2021

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News anchor Sydney Benter left her role on KXAN Austin last month after four years at the TV station. We take a look at what the news anchor has been up to since leaving her role at KXAN.

Who is Sydney Benter?

Sydney Benter is a news anchor known for presenting as part of KXAN Austin. She joined the TV station in 2017 and has since shared many memorable moments from her role on Instagram.

Before she became known on KXAN, Benter worked as a weekend anchor for WTWO based in Terre Haute, Indiana.

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Why did Sydney Benter leave KXAN?

Sydney Benter announced she was leaving her role at KXAN on 24 May in a post to her 2,542 followers on Instagram. However, Benter did not specify why she was leaving the station in the post.

In the lengthy post, she wrote: “It’s time to remove the blinders that have allowed me to plough through the last couple months. I can’t avoid the date on my calendar any longer – Friday says: ‘last day at KXAN.'”

 

Benter went on to thank her friends and family for their support over the past four years as well as her colleagues and KXAN viewers.

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Where is the news anchor going?

The news anchor has yet to confirm any future plans after leaving her role at KXAN last month. However, Benter has hinted she is open to new opportunities in the comments on her Instagram.

Wishing her good luck after leaving KXAN, one fan wrote: “One of the best! Can’t wait to see what’s next!” Benter replied: “Ha! You and me both. It would help if I could actually see it myself!”

Looking at the TV anchor’s latest posts on Instagram, Benter is currently enjoying time with her family.

Amber is an entertainment journalist with a love for anything showbiz, celeb or reality TV. After graduating with a degree in Journalism at Brunel University she became a Showbiz Reporter at Express.co.uk. Having previously ran the Instagram for Reality Titbit, Amber now writes for both HITC and The Focus as a freelance writer.