Category: Short Takes

IN BRIEF…..THE GEVERS FILE

Jerry Goodman gets his first news director’s job at Gray’s WALB in Albany, GA. He’s spent the last 21 months as the Assistant ND for sister station KSLA in Shreveport, LA. Goodman’s resume is ...

IN BRIEF….THE GEVERS LINE

Longtime Bakersfield, CA newswoman Suzanne Rodriguez has left Scripps owned KERO after four years at the station, the last two as news director. Rodriguez spent 18 years at cross-town competitor KGET where she was ...

IN BRIEF… MOVING UP EDITION

A little over a month after exiting Scripps flagship WCPO in Cincinnati, Jasmine Minor has turned up at Circle City’s WISH in Indianapolis where she will be an investigative reporter.. Minor has also worked ...

IN BRIEF….MAKING MOVES EDITION

It’s back to Houston and Graham Media’s KPRC for Kris Gutierrez after 5 years at NBC-owned KXAS in Dallas-Ft. Worth. He’ll be anchoring the main evening newscasts starting next Monday. Gutierrez left the station ...

IN BRIEF…..THE GEVERS EDITION

Michelle Chism has left Hearst’s WGAL in Lancaster/Harrisburg, PA after about 2 1/2 years as news director. She had been the Assistant ND at Hearst’s WBAL in Baltimore for the previous 2 1/2 years. Chism has ...

IN BRIEF…..NEW HORIZONS EDITION

Ana Belaval, the multitalented “Around Town” reporter on Chicago’s “WGN Morning News,” is about to star in her own one-woman comedy show. “Reporting Live: I’m Ana Belaval” shares her personal story “on how facing ...

IN BRIEF…THE GEVERS EDITION

Two management hires at Scripps’s KMGH in Denver: Kirsten Boyd has been promoted to Assistant ND from her old job as executive producer. She’d held that position for the past six years. And David Klugh has been ...

BOTS IN THE NEWS

Could robots be helping write the news for KUSA (NBC) in Denver? According to a Denver area newspaper that could be the case. The TEGNA-owned TV station is using the services of a company ...

IN BRIEF….SWEEPS MOVES EDITION

Hearst’s WYFF in Greenville, SC has promoted Parella Lewis weekday morning weather anchor. She joined the station just last September to do weekend morning weather. Before Lewis joined WYFF, she spent 12 years forecasting ...

IN BRIEF….MAKING MOVES EDITION

Heather Janssen recently joined CBS-owned KOVR in Sacramento, CA as the station’s first full-time multimedia journalist. She moved north from Gray’s KOLD in Tucson, AZ, where she held the same title for the past ...

IN BRIEF….PRE-SWEEPS MOVES

Tegna’s KENS in San Antonio, TX, this week moved veteran anchor-reporter Sharon Ko into the anchor chair alongside Aaron Wright at 6 p.m. “Sharon is well known within this community and has connected with ...

IN BRIEF….COMINGS AND GOINGS EDITION

Meteorologist Madeline Evans has evidently replaced Reuben Contreras at Disney’s KFSN in Fresno, CA. The freelancer recently announced her arrival as Contreras’s presence disappeared from the stations website. She’s also worked in Norfolk and ...

IN BRIEF….NEW GIGS EDITION

Alanna Quillen has left behind Scripps’ WPTV and West Palm Beach after three years and headed for Dallas. She’s the new early AM reporter at NBCU’s KXAS back in her hometown. Before West Palm, ...