IN BRIEF…MOVING UP EDITION

Laura Harris gets a move up to co-anchor of the early morning newscasts at NBC-owned KXAS in Dallas-Ft. Worth.

Harris replaces Marc Fein, whose contract wasn’t renewed.

Harris came to the station last summer from Scripps’ WFTS in Tampa to be the weekend anchor.
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We hear that Kelly Franson is excited  to be the newest member of the weather team at Hearst’s KOAT in Albuquerque, NM

She came to the station a year and a half after a stint at Cox-owned KIRO in Seattle, WA ended.

She’d been working in school PR before KOAT came along.
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Justin Thompson-Gee is moving to weekdays as meteorologist on the WDJT morning news team in Milwaukee, WI beginning Wednesday.

Thompson-Gee had previously served as meteorologist for the weekend editions of the Weigel-owned station.

He came to WDJT in 2015 as a freelance meteorologist and was promoted to the weekend position a few months later.
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Quincy Media’s KBJR in Duluth, MN added two new anchors to its lineup.

Bonney Bowman (left) will co-anchor the station’s 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. newscast.

Jessie Slater (right) will move up to co-anchor of KBJR’s 5 p.m. newscast beginning in June.

Bowman most recently was an anchor at WLNS in Lansing, MI.

Slater, who has been with KBJR since January 2017, currently anchors weekend newscasts.

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