Ryan Peterson is joining WNCT, Media General’s CBS affiliate in Greenville, N.C.
Peterson will anchor the 5 p.m. newscast on WNCT and the 10 p.m. newscast on a CW-affiliated digital subchannel. Jeff Varner and Amanda Goodman will continue to anchor the 6 and 11 p.m. newscasts.
“We are very fortunate to have Ryan joining the 9 On Your Side team. His extensive journalism experience will be a compliment to our team,” news director Ingrid Johansen said in a statement.
Peterson joins the station from New York, where he has worked for YNN, Time Warner Cable’s 24-hour local news network, since 2002.