Category: Moving Up

A BALTIMORE ANCHOR SHUFFLE

They wasted no time at Hearst’s WBAL in Baltimore in announcing the replacement for Mindy Basara at the morning anchor desk. Lacee Griffith will slide into the co-anchor chair May 30. She’s moving over ...

HEADING BACK TO HER ROOTS

After just under three years of reporting and weekend morning anchoring at Sinclair’s WWMT in Kalamazoo, MI, Hannah Knowles is moving west and closer to her Pacific Northwest roots. The “Legendary” KOMO is a ...

FROM LUBBOCK TO SAN ANTONIO

The new weekend forecaster at Telemundo’s KVDA is Yahaira Hernandez. She shared the news will still at her former station, Telemundo’s KXTQ in Lubbock where she produced and anchored, as well as forecasting the ...

HEADED FOR THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST

It’s a return to the Pacific Northwest as sports reporter Jake Garcia embarks for Tegna-soon-to-be-Standard Media’s KING in Seattle, WA from sister station KVUE in Austin, TX after a touch under three years. The ...

THIS MAKES IT OFFICIAL!!

Over a month ago, it was announced in Huntsville, AL that anchor-reporter Shevaun Bryan was leaving Nexstar duopoly WHNT-WHDF after eight years And on Monday, things get real at her new gig with Gray’s ...

A NEW WEEKENDER JOINS WESH

It’s a return to her Florida home area for Christina Watkins, who is the new weekend morning anchor at Hearst’s WESH in Orlando. Watkins spent the past four years anchoring the midday news and ...

MOVING UP AT DISNEY CHICAGO

The newest senior producer at Disney’s WLS in the Windy City is Justyna Syska. Syska joined the station back in 2012 for the launch of the now extinct “Windy City Live.” Justyna has continued ...

BACK HOME IN WISCONSIN

A new face will soon be back in familiar surroundings as Symone Woolridge joins Scripps’ WTMJ in Milwaukee, WI as the station’s noon and 4 PM anchor. The Evanston, IL native is coming back ...

A PROMOTION IN CHICAGO

After an eight-year run as a per diem reporter at Nexstar’s WGN in Chicago, Dana Rebik finally got promoted to full-time general assignment reporter. Rebik replaces Patrick Elwood, now the station’s midday news co-anchor. ...

JOB ELEVATION IN FLINT

Rebecka Butcher has been named VP/General Manager of WSMH (Fox) in Flint, MI. She’ll also be responsible for overnight of providing services to WEYI (NBC) and WBSF (CW), Sinclair Broadcast Group said in a ...

MORNING SHOW ADDS NYC REPORTER

Maria Vargas-Pion is joining Telemundo Network’s reconfigured weekday morning program, Media Moves reports. Vargas-Pion will be a New York-based news correspondent for “hoy Día.” Her first day is Monday, March 14, according to Media ...

HEADING UP I-71

For the past decade, Tara Morgan has plied her trade as an investigative reporter at Sinclair’s WSYX in Columbus, OH. Soon, she will be moving to base of operations nearer to Lake Erie, at ...

HEADED FOR THE NETWORK

Locally-owned WBBH in Ft. Myers, FL will be waving farewell to weekday and weekend anchor Nate Foy later this month, as he heads to Manhattan and FOX News. Foy has been with the station ...

HER NEW ADVENTURE BEGINS

After three years of doing jobs from MMJ to anchor and everything in between at Gray’s WGGB in Springfield, MA, Lindsey Kane is excited to be back in her adopted hometown of Hartford, CT ...

A NEW NETWORK ANCHOR IS NAMED

Maity Interiano is the newly-named co-anchor of the weekend evening edition of Univision’s national newscast, “Noticiero Univision.” She takes over the slot left vacant by Paulina Sodi when Sodi moved on to host a ...

CNN PROMOTES

Moving up the ranks as one of CNN’s newest national correspondents is Camila Bernal. The former KRON reporter has been with the cable network for just under four years, starting out at CNN Newsource ...

FROM LOCAL TO NETWORK

It was a ten-year run for veteran Los Angeles anchor León Krauze at Univision’s KMEX. And now it’s on to the network. Starting January 24, Krauze will co-anchor its late night “Noticiero Univision Edición ...

COMING HOME TO DA BURGH

In a couple of weeks, Pittsburgh viewers will be seeing a new face on the night-time streets as Tori Yorgey joins Hearst’s WTAE as the new late-shift reporter. She’s coming from Gray’s WSAZ in ...

MOVING TO THE ANCHOR DESK….

Just under two years after joining Nexstar’s KXAN in Austin, TX as the Capitol correspondent, Maggie Glyn has a new assignment. She takes over the weekend anchor seat from Erin Cargile who left  last ...

FROM LITTLE ROCK TO THE BIG D

Another one who is excited is reporter Alexis Wainwright, who is moving from Nexstar’s KARK in Little Rock, AR to CBS-owned KTVT in Dallas, TX. http:// Wainwright spent two years in Little Rock after ...

IT PLAYS IN PEORIA

Nexstar’s Peoria, IL duopoly WMBD/WYZZ has done some personnel shuffling in the wake of last month’s departure of Janie Bohlmann for WSPA in Spartanburg, NC. Darronte Matthews, who has been with the station for ...

UNIVISION NAMES TWO NEWS DIRECTORS

Univision is elevating two company veterans to news director status. After toiling in the Univision trenches for a combined 22 years,  Ilia García (left)and Dacelys Martínez Ortega (right) are now in the big chair(s) ...

CAROLINA BOUND

Janie Bohlmann is set to start up her new duties at Nexstar’s WSPA in Spartanburg, NC. For the past two years, Bohlmann has been a reporter and anchor at sister stations WMBD/WYZZ in Peoria, ...

BACK HOME IN SEATTLE

After two years at Nexstar’s KRQE, reporter Brady Wakayama is happy to announce his homecoming to Tegna’s KING in Seattle. http:// “Heyy Seattle, we got a deal.” – @DangeRussWilson So thrilled to announce I’m ...

HE’S MOVING CLOSER TO HOME

Yes, the proverbial “nationwide search” is underway at Apollo Cox-owned WHIO in Dayton, OH as it prepares to say goodbye to meteorologist Dontae Jones. Jones, an Akron, OH native, is moving across the state ...

FROM PHOENIX TO SAN DIEGO

Come December 12, Mike Gaytán  will take the reins as VP of News  at Telemundo’s KUAN in San Diego. CA. For the past five years, Gaytán led the newsroom at sister station KTAZ in ...

BUMPED UP IN CHICAGO

Virginia Matos has been with Disney’s WLS in Chicago since her internship there back in 2000. 21 years later, the Chicago native is the newly-designated executive producer of the station’s 11 AM and 5 ...

HEADED HOME FROM BALTIMORE

Multimedia journalist Trenier Ward is coming back to sweet home Chicago and Disney’s WLS. He seems pretty happy about it. http:// The Chicago native was with Hearst’s WBAL in Baltimore. Before that he put ...

MOVING TO WEEKDAYS IN AUSTIN

Starting next Monday, Jenni Lee, a familiar face to Austin, TX tv news viewers, will be found on the anchor desk middays on Tegna’s KVUE. She’s moving off the weekend evening newscasts, and is ...

THE CABLE NEWS WORLD BECKONS

Brittany Garzillo, a general assignment reporter and fill-in news anchor at Fox-owned WFLD in Chicago, IL is moving up to Fox News Channel as a New York-based reporter. This after just over a year ...

AN UPWARD CAREER ARC

Kelsie Cairns joins Gray’s WWSB in Sarasota, FL as Monday through Friday Morning Anchor. Cairns, who is a graduate of  Penn State University (Ed. Note: WE ARE…!!!) most recently worked at the Tegna’s WATN ...

SEATTLE-BOUND

Brian MacMillan, meteorologist at Meredith’s KPTV in Portland, OR has some bittersweet news to share (it’s ALWAYS bittersweet, isn’t it?) http:// MacMillan also runs a video production company….evidently a boutique operation that he is ...

VEGAS BABY!!

Maria Perez showed up this week as the new principal weather anchor at Telemundo’s Las Vegas operation, KBLR She moved to Sin City from sister station KTLM McAllen, TX, for the past three years.. ...

OFF THE WEEKENDS IN AUSTIN

Weekend anchor….make that FORMER weekend anchor…Hannah Rucker is pulling up stakes on the Saturday-Sunday dawn patrol at Tegna’s KVUE for the weekday slot. http:// She came to the station last year from Nexstar’s WBTW ...

NEXSTAR NAMES MONTANA EXEC

Stephen Eaton is the new VP/GM of Nexstar’s KSVI, yourbigsky.com and their related mobile and social media channels in Billings, MT Eaton took over immediately and also took on oversight of Mission Broadcasting’s KHMT, ...

MOVING UP IN DAYTON

After 7 years of co-anchoring the Dawn Patrol (aka “2 News Today”) on Nexstar’s WDTN in Dayton, OH, John Seibel is moving up to evenings beginning September 6th. Seibel, who came back to his ...

MOVING UP AT SINCLAIR

Sinclair’s CNY Central…its branded combo of WSTM, WTVH and CW6 in Syracuse, NY, has promoted Tommy Sladek as the new sports director. Sladek joined the station back in 2018 as an MMJ. The Philadelphia ...

THE BENCH GETS DEEPER IN CINCY

Come the middle of next month, Katie Donovan will become the FIFTH meteorologist at Hearst’s WLWT in Cincinnati She’s moving to her home town on the western side of Ohio from the capitol Columbus, ...

MOVING UP IN EAST TEXAS

Nexstar duopoly KETK/KFXK has promoted Sarah Alegre to the morning anchor position at the stations’ AM newscasts. She’s been with the stations for just about a year. http://

BOUNCING AROUND THE FRINGE

Alex Salvi is now an international correspondent for Newsmax, based in Rome. The Chicago-area native has been a nightly news anchor for One America “News” Network for the past two years, hosting “After Hours ...