On the Move, 5/16/11

By Andrew Gauthier Comment

Lynda Lopez (Jennifer Lopez’s sister) is joining WNYW as an entertainment contributor. She will initially be covering “American Idol” and appearing on the Fox O&O’s 10 p.m. newscast

Reporter Demond Fernandez moves to Houston’s KTRK after spending the past six years with San Antonio’s WOAI.

Michael Henrich joins Toledo NBC-affiliate WNWO as a Monday-Friday primary anchor. Henrich, who previously worked at Oklahoma City’s KOKH, will also report for the station.

Meteorologist Chris Sowers moves to Philadelphia’s WPVI where he will work the ABC O&O’s weekend morning newscasts. Sowers previously worked at Chicago Fox O&O WFLD.

P.J. Ziegler jumps 137 markets to do sports at WJW in Cleveland, where he’ll serve as a reporter and fill-in anchor. Ziegler comes from WVVA in Bluefield, WV where he was sports director.

Mary Sturgill comes to KBMT in Beaumont, TX. Sturgill, who previously worked as an anchor-reporter for KIDK in Idaho Falls, ID, will co-anchor KBMT’s weeknight 5 and 6:30 p.m. newscasts.

Michael Henrich is represented by Mort Meisner Associates.

Chris Sowers, P.J. Ziegler, and Mary Sturgill are represented by David Brunner of DB & Associates.

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