On the Move, 12/16/11

By Andrew Gauthier 

Virginia Cha joins KGTV in San Diego as the station’s weeknight 5:30 p.m. anchor, after working as a freelance anchor at CNN.

Isis Romero has been promoted to anchor the weeknight 10 p.m. newscast at KSAT in San Antonio.  Romero previously served as a weekend anchor for the ABC-affiliate.

Suzanne Marques becomes the new entertainment reporter at KCBS-KCAL in LA.  Prior to KCBS-KCAL, Marques was a reporter on KTTV’s “Good Day LA.”


Kim Fischer joins KTVX in Salt Lake City as an anchor-reporter.  Fischer will anchor the weekday 5 p.m. newscast and report for 10 p.m.

Ken Rudolph returns home to anchor KMAX’s “Good Day Sacramento,” after hosting “Trackside Live” on TVG.

Belen De Leon joins KUSA in Denver as the weekend morning weathercaster.

Anne Craig has been promoted weekday morning anchor at WTNH in New Haven.  Previously, Craig served as a weekend morning anchor and reporter for the station.

Ellen Fox is the new host of Tribune’s nationally syndicated morning show, “Eye Opener.” Previously, Fox hosted “Rotten Tomatoes” on Current.

Matt Mauro joins KRQE in Albuquerque as the weekday morning anchor, from Reelz Channel’s “Hollywood Dailies.”

Brandon Hamilton joins KNXV in Phoenix as a special assignment reporter and traffic anchor.  Before moving to Phoenix, Hamilton was the traffic anchor at WLWT in Cincinnati.

Adrianna Hopkins joins WSVN in Miami from WHAS in Louisville, where she served as weekend anchor.

All of the journalists mentioned in this post are represented by Ken Lindner, Karen Wang-Lavelle, Rob Jordan, Melissa Van Fleet,  Kristin Allen, Lexi Strumor, and Jill Walter of Ken Lindner & Associates.

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