On the Move, 11/18/14

By Kevin Eck 

Haley Hinds jumps 49 markets to join WTVT in Tampa, Fla. as a weekend anchor and reporter. Hinds was weekend anchor and reporter at WINK in Ft. Myers.

Steve Patterson has been promoted to anchor and host of Twin Cities Live at KSTP in Minneapolis, Minn. He was previously an anchor and reporter for the station.

Ron Zappolo joins his former station KUSA in Denver, Colo. as a sports commentator. Zappolo will also host “Pregame with Ron Zappolo” at Altitude Sports and Entertainment.

Josh Marshalljumps 39 markets and joins KCTV in Kansas City, Mo. as a reporter. Marshall comes from WEYI in Flint, Mich. where he was a multimedia journalist.

Parker Slaybaugh has been promoted to investigative reporter at WRIC in Richmond, VA from his duties as a video journalist at the station.

Joe Smith join WFFF in Burlington, Vt. as primary anchor. Joe makes the move from KGW in Portland where he was a reporter.

Lindsay Housaman joins KRCR-KAEF in Redding/Eureka, California. Housaman will help establish the Eureka newsroom as assistant news director and primary anchor.  She was news director and primary anchor at KTBY-KYUR in Anchorage, AK.

Joe Vigil, primary anchor at KTVA in Anchorage, Alaska adds 10:00 p.m. managing editor duties.

Jessica Crawford joins KFDM and KBTV in Beaumont, Texas as a reporter. Crawford starts her journalism career one hour away from home.

Jimmy Church joins the second season of Hangar 1 as a commentator on H2 (History 2 Network). Church will continue to be the long-term fill-in host for Art Bell on the Dark Matter Radio Network.

Hinds, Patterson, Zappolo, Marshall, Slaybaugh, Smith, Housaman, Vigil, Crawford and Church are all represented by Jeff Marcu at OTA Talent.

To report a move, send an email to tvspy@mediabistro.com with the subject line “On the Move”