IN BRIEF……CHANGING FORTUNES EDITION

Mika Johnson is the new PM Content Manager for Scripps’ WFTX in Ft. Myers.

She’s worked in San Antonio for the past eleven years, spending the last nine at KSAT there as a producer.

She’s also worked in Bryan and Beaumont, TX.
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Alanna Martella
is coming back to her hometown of Cincinnati, OH next month as morning traffic anchor at Hearst’s WLWT.

She’s been doing the same job for Scripps’ WRTV in Indianapolis for the past two years.

Martella has also worked in Rochester, MN.
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Gray’s KWTX in Waco, TX promoted meteorologist Sean Bellafiore to the position of weekday morning and noon meteorologist.

The New York native has been with the station since 2015.

In his off-hours he enjoys storm chasing.

We’re not kidding.
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Tegna is promoting Kari Jacobs, the General Manager of its Norfolk station, WVEC to GM of WTSP, its CBS affiliate in Tampa-St. Petersburg.

Jacobs joined WVEC in 2004 as local sales manager, became director of sales in 2011, and became the general manager there in 2011.
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Jennifer Smith has been promoted from EP to Assistant ND for Scripps’s WLEX in Lexington, KY.

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