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A NEW CHIEF MET IN TOLEDO

WTOL is elevating a handful of weather talent. In July, Chris Vickers will be promoted to chief meteorologist. He’s been with the station for 11 years waking viewers up. “Starting your day with a ...

A NEW ASSIGNMENT FOR DICKERSON

CBS News correspondent has a new title and will have new assignments. John Dickerson will move from 60 minutes to CBS Sunday Morning. He’ll still focus on political analysis and national affairs reporting. He’s ...

MEDIALINE TALENT JOBS: MAY 28

Here are this week’s job openings from our sister site, MedialineTalent.com. If you need help sending out your reel, getting contacts, coordinating interviews. We can do that. Contact the Job Catalyst Program team at ...

ON THE MOVE

Syma Chowdhry joins News 12 as a Freelance Anchor/Reporter. Syma has also accepted a position as a Freelance Anchor at The Law and Crime Network. Syma most recently worked as an Anchor/Reporter at ABC ...

A NEW BOSS NAMED AT WPIX

Nexstar has named the news director for WPIX, the company’s New York City property. Former WCBS assistant news director Nicole Tindiglia will move into the role starting June 1. She will report to Chris ...

TV JOBS MAY 22

Here are the latest TV Job openings from our job bank, Medialine Talent. If you’d like for our team to help you apply using our job placement services, email info@reelmediagroup.com. Content News Producer WGCL ...

ON THE MOVE

Jenn Schanz is promoted to Weekend Anchor/Weekday Reporter at ABC Affiliate WXYZ in Detroit. Jenn joined WXYZ in 2019 after working at the CBS Affiliate in Buffalo. Jenn is a graduate of DePaul University ...

NEWS DIRECTOR NAMED IN MOBILE

WKRG in Mobile, Ala. has a new news director. Gene Kirkconell will lead the newsroom and it will also be a homecoming. He’s from Alabama. “Joining WKRG News 5 is a homecoming,” said Kirkconnell. ...

FULL MOON OVER NEW JERSEY

We don’t know why people still think this is funny. Shoutout to the Action News cameraman for zooming in on the guy who mooned the live shot pic.twitter.com/YgsKaiskCt — Dan McQuade (@dhm) May 18, ...

HOW DO YOU COMPARE?

The RTDNA collaborated with the Newhouse School at Syracuse University to dig deeper into local TV salaries. Here is what they had to say. After falling in 2019 for the first time in seven ...

RTDNA BACKS WBFF

Earlier this week we told you about WBBF, the Fox station in Baltimore, Md., and the complaint the Baltimore City State’s Attorney filed with the FCC. Well, now the RTDNA is backing the Sinclair ...

ON THE MOVE

News Director moves from Rick Gevers… KTVQ-TV, Billings, MT…after almost 28 years as news director here, JON STEPANEK is leaving this Scripps owned CBS affiliate. Jon told me tonight that he’ll be joining a ...

FOX NEWS ANCHOR GONE

Fox News and its weekend anchor Leland Vittert have gone separate ways. Fox confirmed the news to various outlets on Friday. “We have mutually and amicably parted ways with Leland Vittert,” a Fox News ...

ONE TV JOB AND DONE

KENS 5 investigative reporter Mariah Medina is leaving for her first non-news job. She’s going to be the San Antonio police department’s public affairs manager. “It’s my understanding it’s a newly created position. While ...

SIGNING THE FORECAST

Salt Lake City’s KSTU meteorologist Brek Bolton doesn’t think closed captioning is enough. And it turns out, he knows sign language. So for the past five years he’s been doing a Sunday evening “sign” ...

SOUTH BEND HAS A NEW FACE

The ABC station in South Bend, Ind. is welcoming a new face from Charlotte, N.C. Tim Spears was at the Spectrum station there as an anchor-reporter. Originally from the Midwest, Spears recently moved in ...

ANOTHER HOMETOWN DEPARTURE

CBS 4 Denver anchor Britt Moreno is leaving the station after eight years. She made the announcement on air Friday at the end of the newscast. It was Moreno’s last day. Moreno started by ...

ON THE MOVE

Eden Checkol joins WPLG and WSFL in Miami as the new 10pm anchor. Eden is currently the morning anchor at WISN in Milwaukee. Before moving to Milwaukee, Eden spent two years as a reporter ...

NEW HAMPSHIRE LEGEND RETIRES

WMUR’s longtime general manager Jeff Bartlett is leaving. He’s retiring this Summer after two decades. “Jeff exemplifies local television leadership,” said Hearst television president Jordan Wertlieb. “His deep journalistic experience and keen appreciation for ...