WKMG Channel 6 anchor Gaard Swanson is leaving the CBS affiliate after 3 years of working there. Starting Monday morning, anchor Matt Austin will be replacing Swanson. Gaard was on the channel at 5pm, 6pm, and 11pm. Swanson talked to his WKMG general manager skip valet about leaving for a while and said, "I asked for a Christmas present. I wanted to be home with my children."