The veteran news executive also served as general manager of KLAS' sister cable channel, Las Vegas One; the cable station's board of directors will meet Wednesday afternoon to "determine how that position will be handled going forward," Emily Neilson, KLAS president and general manager, stated in the e-mail.
Despite Stoldal's June 30 retirement as Channel 8's vice president of news, he "will still be working with the station on several projects," he e-mailed KLAS-TV colleagues. "My office will just move from the corner in the newsroom to any place that has wi-fi."
Stoldal, who contributed to the Review-Journal's "First 100" project celebrating Las Vegas' centennial, moved to Las Vegas with his family in 1957 and has been a student of local history ever since. His began his Channel 8 career as a reporter before becoming a news anchor and news director.