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Hatton Weeks

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Hatton was named news director in May, 2008, and is the first person from Region 8 to lead the news team in over 20 years. 

Hatton hails from Harrisburg and is a graduate of Arkansas State University.  Hatton's interest in broadcasting and news started at a young age.  By the time he was 16, he was working at several radio stations in the Jonesboro area. 

In 1994, Hatton was selected as one of eight KAIT Teen 8 Reporters during his senior year of high school.  As a Teen Reporter, Hatton reported on several occasions and his stories aired on Region 8 News.  

During college, Hatton landed a job at KAIT as a studio camera operator.  Before long, he was in the newsroom and worked his way up to reporter at the age of 20. 

Outside of KAIT, Hatton has also worked in television news in Little Rock.  He also worked for First District Congressman Marion Berry and with his family's construction business. 

Hatton and his wife Candace have two children, Chase and Lauren.

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