On the Move, 12/20/13

By Kevin Eck 

Jason Knowles has been promoted to consumer investigative unit from general assignment reporter at WLS in Chicago.

Michael George joins WNBC in New York as an MMJ. Michael had been an investigative reporter and MMJ for WFTS in Tampa.

Tom Wait joins KCBS in Los Angeles as a staff reporter covering the Inland Empire. Tom has been a freelance reporter for the station since March of this year.


Jenny Anchondo joins KDFW in Dallas as weekend morning anchor and reporter. Jenny has been weekday morning anchor for WXIN in Indianapolis.

Neeha Curtis joins KDFW in Dallas as a freelance reporter. Previously she was an anchor at KETK in Tyler, TX.

Christina Rendon joins KTVU in San Francisco as a reporter. Previously she was a reporter for KTVX in Salt Lake City.

Nick Emmons joins WHDH in Boston as anchor and reporter.  Nick left KDVR-KWGN where he was an anchor.

Anthony Miller joins WHDH in Boston as a reporter. Anthony left WTVT in Tampa where he was a reporter for the last three years.

Julie Loncich joins WCVB in Boston as a freelance reporter. She had been a freelance reporter for New England Cable News.

Maria Guerrero joins KIRO in Seattle as a reporter. Maria had been the weekend morning anchor and reporter for KOB in Albuquerque.

Alison Morrow joins KING in Seattle as an MMJ. Alison had been an MMJ for WFTS in Tampa.

Hayley Wielgus has been promoted to primary anchor for WWSB in Tampa from morning anchor.

Rebecca Vargas joins WWSB in Tampa as an MMJ.

Kirsten Horne moves to KMGH in Denver as weekend meteorologist. Previously she was weekend meteorologist for WBIR in Knoxville.

Jackie Schafer becomes a full-time weekend morning anchor and reporter for WTAE Pittsburgh from part-time for the station.

Alyssa Corfontis the new weekend meteorologist for WNCN in Raleigh. Alyssa had been a freelance weathercaster for WPXI in Pittsburgh.

Rob Eicher becomes chief meteorologist for WJZY in Charlotte. Rob leaves WOFL in Orlando where he was a meteorologist.

Archith Seshadri joins  WJZY in Charlotte as an MMJ. Previously, Archith was weekend anchor and reporter for WJBF in Augusta.

Dan Spehler has been promoted to Monday-Friday 5pm anchor for WXIN in Indianapolis from weekend anchor and reporter.

Kristin Kane becomes morning anchor and reporter for WXIN in Indianapolis. Previously Kristin was weekend anchor and reporter for Central Florida 13.

Andrew Luria moves to KSWB in San Diego as primary anchor.  He had been a news and sports anchor for WFTS in Tampa.

Kalee Dionne has been promoted to weekday morning meteorologist from weekend meteorologist for KSHB in Kansas City.

Jacki Jing  joins WXIX in Cincinnati as morning anchor. Jacki left KDVR in Denver where she had been a morning traffic anchor, reporter, fill-in anchor and host.

Israel Balderas joins WPEC in West Palm Beach as weekend evening anchor. Most recently, he had been an anchor for WCCB in Charlotte.

Cassandra Jones joins KVVU in Las Vegas as morning weather anchor. Previously she was morning weather anchor at KCOY/KION in Santa Maria.

Elysia Rodriguez joins WIVB in Buffalo as an MMJ. Elysia was an anchor and MMJ for WWLP in Springfield.

George Takata becomes the morning and midday anchor for KSEE in Fresno from sports director at KGPE.

Chrystina Head joins WWBT in Richmond as a reporter and fill-in anchor. Chrystina had been an anchor and reporter for WITI in Milwaukee.

Alan Campbell joins KRGV in Harlingen as morning anchor. Alan had been a reporter for WCSC in Charleston.

Jason Knowles is represented by Mort Meisner Associates. The rest of the journalists are represented by Napoli Management Group.

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