On the Move, 1/21/15

By Kevin Eck 

Kendis Gibson has joined ABC News as a correspondent from anchor/reporter. Gibson worked at WJLA in Washington, DC.

Kris Van Cleave joined CBS Newspath as a correspondent based in New York City from WJLA in Washington, D.C.

Susie Steimle will join WBZ in Boston as a freelance reporter from anchor/reporter at WJAR in Providence.


Gilma Avalos has joined KTVT in Dallas as an anchor/reporter. Avalos was a reporter at WTVJ in Miami.

Britta Merwin is promoted to weekday morning meteorologist from weekends at KPRC in Houston. Britta joined the station less than a year ago.

Anoushah Rasta jumps 81 markets to join KPRC in Houston as a reporter from KTSM in El Paso.

Siemny Kim joins KIRO in Seattle as a weekday afternoon and evening anchor. Kim was weekend anchor at KXTV in Sacramento.

Mae Fesai joins KTXL in Sacramento as a weekday morning anchor. Fesai was weekend morning anchor at KCRA.

Todd Meany has been promoted to weekend morning anchor from reporter at WJW in Cleveland.

Courtney Robinson joins WTSP in Tampa as a weekday afternoon anchor. She last worked at WBBH in Ft. Meyers.

Chauncy Glover joins KTRK in Houston as a weekend anchor from his reporter position at WDIV in Detroit.

Janai Norman jumped 42 markets to join WFTV in Orlando as a reporter. She comes from KOKI in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Summer Knowles joins WESH in Orlando as a weekend evening anchor from reporter/fill-in anchor at WFOR in Miami.

Audrey Kuchen has been promoted to weekday evening anchor at WTIC in Hartford, Ct. from weekend evening anchor.

Emily Valdez joins KGTV in San Diego as a reporter. She comes from WJW in Cleveland.

Kelly Hessedal has been promoted from freelance to full-time reporter at KFMB in San Diego.

Elizabeth Alvarez has joined KUSI in San Diego as an anchor/reporter from anchor/reporter at KRQE in Albuquerque.

Adam Atchison joins KRQE in Albuquerque as a weekday morning anchor. Atchison was an anchor/reporter at KOAA in Colorado Springs.

Steve Bottari joins KOCO in Oklahoma City as an anchor/reporter from WCAX in Vermont.

Gibson, Van Cleave, Steimle, Avalos, Merwin, Rasta, Kim, Fesai, Meany, Robinson, Glover, Norman, Knowles, Kuchen, Valdez, Hessedal, Alvarez, Atchison and Bottari are represented by Richard Leibner, Carole Cooper, Steve Sadicario, Peter Goldberg, Jennifer Campanile, Rick Ramage, George Hiltzik, Lia Aponte, and Steven DeVall at N.S. Bienstock, Inc.