On the Move, 11/12/12

By Merrill Knox 

Gio Benitez moves to ABC News as a network correspondent. For the past three years, he has been a reporter at WFOR in Miami.

Latoya Silmon returns to her hometown of Dallas to report for KDFW. She was previously an anchor and reporter at KTUL in Tulsa.

Meteorologist Remeisha Shade was promoted to weekend evening meteorologist at KXAS in Dallas.


Kayna Whitworth joins WHDH in Boston from KOLD in Tucson. At WHDH, she will be a weekend morning anchor and reporter.

Caitilin Espinosa joins KRIV in Houston as weekday morning weathercaster. She most recently worked at KIII in Corpus Christi.

Reporter Will Jones joins WDIV in Detroit from WHNS in Greenville.

Meteorologist Brian Monahan is moving from Orlando to Seattle, where he will be the morning meteorologist at KIRO. He was previously the weekend meteorologist at WFTV.

After two years as a reporter at KPTV in Portland, Natalie Brand joins KTVK in Phoenix.

Steve Tellier joins KSTP in Minneapolis as a reporter. He was previously a reporter at WLKY in Louisville.

Josh Bernstein joins KDVR in Denver, where he will be the senior investigative reporter. He was previously an investigative correspondent for “The Daily.”

Ian Schwartz joins KOVR in Sacramento, where he will be weekend weathercaster and general assignment reporter. He previously worked as a weathercaster and MMJ for KRQE in Albuquerque.

Reporter Claire Doan joins KCRA in Sacramento from KGUN in Tucson.

Brooke Martin joins WISH in Indianapolis as weekend anchor. She was previously the primary anchor at KSNW in Wichita.

Shannon Royster joins WTVF in Nashville, where she will be a weekend anchor and reporter. She was previously the primary anchor at KSLA in Shreveport.

Derrick Rose, a reporter at WBTV in Charlotte, moves to WPMI in Mobile, where he will be a weekend anchor and weekday reporter.

Emily Turner joins KOLD in Tucson as morning anchor. She comes from WJXT in Jacksonville, where she is a reporter.

Brian Fowler joins KTBS in Shreveport as weekday morning meteorologist. He was previously the weekend meteorologist for WAFF in Huntsville.

Journalists in this post are represented by Napoli Management Group.

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