Here’s Your Roundup for The Week of July 22

By Kevin Eck 

Happy Friday to those who get Saturday and Sunday off. Otherwise, please accept our sympathy and respect for you weekend warriors. Here’s a roundup of stories we didn’t get to this week.

The highlights include several moves between stations, a controversy brewing in Maine, an anchor who got a hamburger named after him and another showing steers at the state fair.

Here’s the list. Enjoy!


Darren Botelho moves to Boston NBC owned station WBTS as weekend anchor and reporter. He comes from WLNE in Providence, R.I.

Robert Grant moves to weekend morning anchor and reporter at WFOX-WJAX in Jacksonville, Florida.

Darren and Robert are represented by Steve Swienckowski at DCA Talent.

Marissa Hollowed returns to KMIZ to anchor weeknights. She worked there once before between 2014 to 2017 before leaving for KMOV St. Louis. Click here to read more.

Reporter, anchor Mike Cronin transitions to sports director at WMUR in New Hampshire. Click here to read more.

WVTM names Jason Simpson meteorologist for weekday evenings. He’s coming back to TV after being a principal scientist for Dynetics Inc. in Hunstville, Ala. Click here for the story.

Good Day Orlando Anchor Amy Kaufeldt returns after going on medical leave. Click here to view.

KSAT launches a 9-minute streaming newscast weekdays at 9 p.m. Click here to read about it.

Spectrum News 1 starts a simulcast of local news programming on KAZD in Dallas, Texas. Click here to read more.

WCCB says ‘goodbye and good luck’ to anchor Drew Bollea. Click here to read the story.

What’s really going on with Ted Shapiro at WAGM in Presque Isle, Maine? Some folks think the station is ghosting him. Click here to read what the station said about him. Click here to read what he said on Facebook.

Anchor, and reporter Angela Brauer leaves WTTV in Indianapolis. Click here.

Chuck Henson tells folks on Facebook, “No, I’m not on vacation. The station let me go at the end of June.” Click here to read his Facebook post.

Sarah Forgeny has been away from KENS in San Antonio for about a month. Click here to read her update on

Click here to read what Buffalo News media writer Alan Pergament has to say about moves on the WIVB morning show.

After 40 years of working at KHOU, Houston anchor Ron Trevino is getting a burger named after him. Click here to read.

Click here to read about WSYX anchor Bob Kendrick showing steers for The Ohio State University’s Dean’s Charity Steer Show. The event will raise money for Ronald McDonald House Charities.