WCYB-WEMT in Bristol, TN has hired anchor Julie Newman (pictured) and reporter Brian Bishop.
Newman will co-anchor the 5, 6 and 11 p.m. newscasts with Garick Zikan beginning April 4. She comes to Bristol from Blue Ridge PBS, where she has been a producer and host for three years. Bishop, who will be a general assignment reporter, joins WCYB from WKPT in Kingsport, TN.
The station has also shuffled two meteorologists: weekend meteorologist Donnie Cox has been promoted to weekday mornings, and WEMT weekend meteorologist David Boyd has been moved to WCYB’s weekend newscasts.