Category: On the Move

NEW CALI FACE

KSBY will have a new evening news co-anchor starting in mid-October. Nina Lozano will take Carina Corral’s place on KSBY’s 5 p.m., 6 p.m., 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. newscasts with co-anchor Richard Gearheart, ...

GOODBYE COLUMBUS

Pete Scalia said his departure from a morning anchor job at WBNS-TV was a “mutual decision” and, “good timing in a lot of ways.” Scalia’s final broadcast was Friday. He had been with WBNS ...

MEET THE NEW BOSS, ERIE

Nexstar Media Group announced that it has appointed Julie Zoumbaris as Vice President and General Manager of its broadcast and digital operations in Erie, PA (DMA #152), overseeing WJET-TV (ABC), www.yourerie.com, and their related ...

WELCOME BACK MAT GETS LAID OUT

Vice President and General Manager Eric Duncan announced Tuesday, KOLD News 13 has hired Erin Christiansen as the station’s new chief meteorologist. “I’m thrilled to return! My heart is in Tucson,” Erin said. “I ...

GIVE A HAND TO CLAPPERTON

There’s a new VP of News at NBC’s WTVJ in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale market. Dawn Clapperton, who joined “NBC 6” in September 2015 as the executive producer of investigations and was the Asst. News ...

NEW TOP GUN IN MILWAUKEE

Morgan Murphy Media has appointed veteran broadcasting executive Lyle Banks as vice president and general manager of WISC-TV. Banks will oversee television, digital and magazine operations at the company flagship in Madison. Banks was ...

HEADING FOR THE DOOR

Wake Up Wisconsin‘s show hit a bittersweet moment, when Anchor Josh Gregory announced he’s leaving WAOW. Josh joined the News 9 family in May 2018 after graduating from Ohio University’s Scripps College of Communication. ...

TAKE KARE

A year of change at KARE 11 continued over the weekend as the station bid farewell to reporter Ellery McCardle according to BringMEtheNews.com. McCardle has been with Twin Cities NBC affiliate since 2016, having ...

THE PRODIGAL ANCHOR

Jessob Reisbeck, who left WITI-TV (Channel 6) in 2018 for an anchor-reporter job in Washington, D.C., is coming back to Milwaukee — as evening news anchor at WDJT-TV (Channel 58) – according to the Milwaukee ...

COX TULSA MOVE

Cox Media Group‘s Tulsa cluster of radio and TV stations has “strengthened its local integrated broadcast team” with the addition of two multimedia professionals – according to RBR.com One will be focused on the ...

NBC NEWS TAPS NEW EXEC

NBCU News Group has tapped Emma Carrasco to take over as the company’s SVP of Corporate Affairs – according to MediaMoves.com According to an internal memo NBC News Group chairman Cesar Conde wrote to ...

NEW ADDITION TO GMA

Rumor has it, T.J. Holmes has signed on to be co-anchor of the third hour of “Good Morning America,” according to TheWrap. He will join ABC News’ Amy Robach on the early afternoon program, ...

KARE INTRODUCES NEW METEOROLOGIST

Guy Brown has made the move up Interstate 94 from Madison to Minneapolis, where he’s now a meteorologist on KARE 11’s Monday-Friday “Sunrise” newscast – according to BringMEtheNEws. “I’m very thrilled to now be ...

NEW #1 IN PORTLAND

Nexstar Broadcasting has appointed Tom Keeler vice president and general manager of its broadcast and digital operations in Portland, OR (DMA 22), overseeing KOIN (CBS), KRCW (CW), KOIN.com, and their related social media channels. ...

REVOLVING DOOR IN INDY

Carlos Diaz, who grew up in Greenwood, IN before landing high-profile jobs at news network HLN and celebrity interview show “Extra,” now has an anchor job in Indianapolis. Diaz will succeed WTHR-13 “Sunrise” anchor ...

STEPPING DOWN IN SAVANNAH

At Savannah, Georgia’s WJCL, a Hearst Television ABC affiliate, Timothy J. Morrissey, its president and general manager since 2014, will retire from Hearst Television this fall. Morrissey’s successor will be announced at a later ...

NEW HOUSTON WEATHER GUESSER

Meteorologist Adam Krueger will join CW39 KIAH Houston from Spectrum News Austin and Spectrum News San Antonio. Krueger will take over for Maria Sotolongo who recently announced her departure Here is what Krueger posted ...

ONE-MAN BANDING IT IN YAKIMA

Yes, you’ll have the jobs of on-air talent, photog and editor, but we’re only gonna pay you one salary, so it evens out. Morgan Murphy Media-owned ABC affiliates KAPP-KVEW Yakima/Tri-Cities, Wash. (DMA 118) has ...

MEET THE NEW BOSS… AT KELOLAND

Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc., has promoted South Dakota native, Mari Ossenfort to Vice President and General Manager of the company’s broadcast and digital operations in Sioux Falls, SD and Rapid City, SD. In her new ...

DOUBLE DUTY IN HARRISONBURG

Gray Television has promoted Jay Webb to general manager of WHSV (ABC) and WSVF (CBS/Fox) in Harrisonburg, Va. (DMA 175). He succeeds Sacha Purciful, who recently became general manager of Gray’s KSLA in Shreveport, LA. ...

MOVING UP IN THE WINDY CITY

Colin Evans, weekend morning news producer at ABC-owned WLS-Channel 7, has been promoted to the newly created position of weekend daypart executive producer – according to Chicago icon Robert Feder. A Chicago native and ...

ALOHA HAWAII NEWS

After 20 years in the broadcast journalism industry, Hawaii News Now’s Lisa Kubota is saying aloha to the world of television news. She’s been with the Hawaii News Now team since its inception. She’s ...

MOVING UP IN ALBANY

Mary Wilson has been named weekday morning anchor at NEWS10 ABC/FOX 23, filling the spot vacated by Nicol Lally. Lally left WTEN earlier this summer after more than a decade with the station – ...

MARISSA MITCHELL JOINS FOX 5 DC

Marissa Mitchell has joined FOX 5 DC, announced station Vice President and News Director, Paul McGonagle. Effective September 2020, she will serve as an anchor for “FOX 5 Mornings,” alongside Wisdom Martin, Holly Morris, Erin ...

MOVING UP TO THE NETWORK

According to Robert Feder, Meagan Fitzgerald, weekend morning news anchor at the NBC-owned station in Washington, D.C., has been named Chicago-based correspondent for NBC News and MSNBC. “A heartfelt and sincere honor,” Fitzgerald tweeted today ...

NOT JUST LESTER’S SON

After four years at WNBC in New York, Stefan Holt is moving back home to Chicago and returning to WMAQ-Channel 5 as a Monday-through-Friday main news anchor, the NBC-owned station announced today according to ...

SC’s NEW ND

Sharranda Neal has been promoted to news director at Columbia TV station WLTX, a CBS affiliate of broadcasting company TEGNA. Neal has been the station’s content manager for the past 10 years. She will ...

FROM TWIN CITIES TO CNN

Minneapolis’ KARE reporterAdrienne Broaddus announced she is joining CNN as a Chicago bureau correspondent. “In a world that tells people like me I can’t, I hope I have been a visual of what is possible,”she said in her ...

SARA HAINES RETURNS

Sara Haines will be returning to “The View” in September as a co-host for Season 24 of the ABC daytime talk show according to Variety. Haines, 42, is no stranger to the Hot Topics ...

RESURRECTION OF THOMAS ROBERTS

Award winning journalist Thomas Roberts has today been announced as the host of season four of DailyMailTV. Roberts most recently was the evening news anchor at WGCL-TV (CBS46) in Atlanta, Georgia. Prior to CBS46, ...

MOVING UP IN BUFFALO

Buffalo’s WIVB-TV (Channel 4) didn’t have to look too far to replace meteorologist Stevie Daniels. Jonathan Cubit, who has been a digital meteorologist at Channel 4 since December and has occasionally been allowed to ...

BIG CHANGES IN SAN ANTONE

KSAT 12 viewers will notice big changes to the San Antonio TV station’s morning newscasts. On Thursday, KSAT announced Stephanie Serna as the new “Good Morning San Antonio” anchor. Serna will join fellow anchor Mark ...

VICE EXPANSION

According to Deadline, Vice has hired and promoted 20 people to help strengthen its ever-expanding global news and audio operation. This includes Arielle Duhaime-Ross who is set return to Vice News as an on-air ...

NEWS FROM OVER THE TRANSOM

NewsBlues  has learned that long-time Dallas Newsman Brett Shipp has been named Anchor of the Spectrum Cable News Dallas venture which is scheduled to sign on September 1st. Brett was at WFAA (ABC) from ...

FRESH BREW IN PORTLAND

Sinclair Broadcast Group today appointed Cortlandt Cuffee vice president and general manager of its Portland, OR, duopoly of KATU (ABC) and KUNP (Univision). Cuffee’s career spans almost 20 years in sales and marketing positions in ...

WACO EXIT

KWTX 10 Waco-Temple-Killeen reporter Brandon Hamilton is leaving the Gray owned television station. “Central Texas, Thank you,” Hamilton tweeted August 9th. “From pushing those in power for answers, to being a voice fighting for ...

NEW #1 AT NEXSTAR SCRANTON

Nexstar Media Group announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc., has named Andrew Wyatt as Vice President and General Manager of the company’s broadcast and digital operations serving the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, PA, ...

DAYTON’S NEW DIRECTOR

According to BizJournals, ABC 22 and FOX 45 have a new leader at the helm of its news coverage. The stations — whose news side operate as Dayton 24/7 Now News have promoted Rebecca ...

HANGING IT UP IN IDAHO

Karole Honas, award-winning reporter and anchor for KIFI-TV’s top-rated Local News 8 at 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 10 p.m., announced that she is retiring this month after 30 years at Local News 8. ...

CBS NEWS NAMES NEW BUREAU CHIEF

Mark X. Lima, a proven newsroom leader and award-winning journalist, has been named CBS News’ West Coast Bureau Chief, where he will oversee the organization’s news-gathering in the western region for all broadcasts and ...

“GROWING” OPPORTUNITY

Award-winning meteorologist Amy Sweezey is joining the Growing Bolder team, according to a press release. After nearly 20 years as a meteorologist in Central Florida, Sweezey has been named special projects producer with Growing ...

TELEMUNDO SHUFFLE

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises revealed a realignment of its leadership team to drive forward growth strategy and focus on innovation and multi-platform entertainment, news and sports content. The realignment follows the appointment of Beau Ferrari to ...

NEW FACE COMING TO KC

Several months after Dhomonique Ricks‘ departure, a new anchor is about to start at Kansas City’s WDAF-TV. Christel Bell will be on the air in mid-August, co-anchoring at 5:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.. Bell ...

ANCHORS AWAY FROM TWIN CITIES

She’s apprently looking for slightly milder winters. According to Star Tribune, WCCO’s Ali Lucia is signing off from the Twin Cities. The journalist announced on social media that Friday will be her last day ...

CROSSING NETWORK STREETS

Edwin Pitti has left Entravision, where he had been White House correspondent for the company’s stations around the country since 2015. He resigned earlier this month for an opportunity to work as a national ...

CROSSTOWN TRAFFIC

We had recently reported that Connecticut’s WFSB Reporter/Anchor Eva Zymaris was leaving after a four-year run. Well, she recently announced that instead of disappearing into oblivion, she’s actually just headed down I-91 to join WTNH.

NEW CHIEF MET IN CINCY

According to WVXU, it took more than four years after the death of Tim Hedrick for WKRC to name a new chief meteorologist – and that person is named John Gumm. The Cincy local ...

A TEXAS-SIZED MOVE

Faith Woodard is joining the Rio Grande Valley’s KVEO as a weekday evening news anchor from WBOC 16 Salisbury, Md. “God is good, I’m blessed and ready to hit the ground running,” Woodard tweeted. “Thank you ...

THE DES MOINES SHUFFLE

Hearst-owned CBS affiliate KCCI Des Moines, Iowa, is moving anchor-reporter Rheya Spigner from weekday mornings to weeknights. On Aug. 3 she will become the anchor of KCCI 8 News at 9 on the station’s MeTV subchannel, and ...

GRIMES ON THE CLIMB

In Boston, Kyle Grimes continues his ascent at Hearst as he’s been named GM for WCVB-TV (ABC). He’s been the GM for Hearst’s WGAL-TV in Lancaster/Harrisburg, PA since 2016. Kyle previously ran WPTZ/WNNE-TV, the NBC/CW affiliates in Plattsburgh, NY/Burlington, VT. ...

SPORTS TAKEOVER IN VICTORIA

Victoria, Texas Anchor Geno Perez is changing shifts and moving on to a bigger role at KAVU. He’ll be taking over as Newscenter 25 sports director. Currently an anchor at the station’s morning newscast, ...

KC’s NEW WEATHER GUESSER

Kansas City’s KSHB-TV has hired Wes Peery to fill a weekend meteorologist position. Peery has been working as a weekend morning meteorologist at NBC affiliate WXIA-TV in Atlanta. He has worked in Missouri before, ...

FROM NEW YORK TO MIAMI

According to Mort Meisner, reporter Jessica Vallejo joins CBS O&O WFOR in Miami as a General Assignment Reporter. Jessica most recently worked at FIOS 1 in New York. Jessica who is bi-lingual/fluent in Spanish ...

NEW COLUMBUS WEEKENDER

NBC4’s Jennifer Bullock is taking on a new role at the station. Starting Saturday, July 25 Jennifer will be moving to the anchor desk as the new weekend evening anchor. Viewers can watch NBC4’s ...

CROSSING THE STREET IN BUFFALO

Liz Lewin, a former WKBW-TV (Channel 7) anchor-reporter, is joining WGRZ-TV (Channel 2) as a multi-skilled journalist. Born and raised in Buffalo, Lewin starts Aug. 3 and will work on Channel 2’s nightside team ...

FOX NEWS’ NEW ADDITION

Charles Watson has been named an Atlanta-based correspondent for Fox News Channel. He has been a multimedia reporter, based in Jackson, Miss. The Multimedia Reporter program is a program that mentors reporters and gives ...

MEET THE NEW BOSS IN SAVANNAH

WJCL ABC 22 has announced that Will Dillard is being promoted to News Director of the Hearst Television-owned ABC affiliate in the Savannah – Hilton Head market. Dillard succeeds Sinan Sadar, who was promoted ...

TAXI! TAKE ME TO WDJT!

NewsBlues has learned that Anne Brown is moving across town to become GM for Weigel’s WDJT-TV (CBS) in Milwaukee. She’s been the director of strategy and marketing for WITI-TV (FOX). She’ll replace Mark Strachota who is ...

NEW EXEC IN TEX

James Muñoz is now officially news director at KAVU in Victoria, Texas.  He had been serving as interim ND since February, in addition to anchoring. Muñoz had recently moved from the station’s morning show to anchor ...

BUH-BYE TO WILMINGTON

After two years of covering weather and news across southeastern North Carolina, Monique Robinson says ‘goodbye’ to WWAY. “Two years ago, I packed my SUV and drove nearly 600 miles to Wilmington, North Carolina ...

DERIK IN ‘THE BIG D’

Longtime Texas newsman Derik Lattig has been named Manager of Spectrum cable news office in Dallas. Derik, whose official title is ‘Planning Manager’ will be overseeing 10 MMJs covering DFW for Spectrum‘s new venture which ...

GUESSING THE WEATHER IN MICHIGAN

Grand Rapids, Michigan’s 13-On-Your-Side has added a meteorologist. Samantha Jacques began her career while still a junior in college. As a teaching assistant, she helped create the first Broadcast Meteorology course at Central Michigan ...

LOOK WHO’S JOINING CNN

It’s not exactly surprising that Bob Costas would land a new gig shortly after a suspect departyre from NBC – but the gig itself may come as a surprise. According to Deadline, Costas is ...

NEW ABC NEWS WH CORRESPONDENT

Jonathan Greenberger, ABC News Vice President and Washington Bureau Chief, shared the following note with staff announcing that Rachel Scott has been promoted to a Washington-based Multi-Platform Reporter: DC Team, I am pleased to ...

NEW ANCHOR ASSIGNMENTS IN BAY AREA

KSTS Telemundo 48 today announced that effective immediately, Sandra Cervantes will be the station’s new weeknight anchor, joining co-anchor César Bayona and weather anchor Guillermo Quiroz at 5, 6, and 11 pm. She replaces ...

MOVING UP IN YOUNGSTOWN

WKBN-TV 27 is proud to announce the promotion of meteorologist and reporter Alexis Walters to the WKBN evening anchor desk. Alexis has been a part of the WKBN team for three years and will ...