On the Move, 12/6/11

By Andrew Gauthier 

Ginger Zee joins ABC’s “Good Morning America” as a meteorologist from WMAQ in Chicago.

Sarah French joins WHDH in Boston as a weekend evening anchor. Most recently, French worked as a weekday morning anchor at WTIC in Hartford.

Guy Rawlings joins WGCL in Atlanta as the station’s primary 5 and 11 p.m. weeknight anchor. Rawlings comes to Atlanta from Orlando, where he served as the primary sports anchor at WESH.


Narmeen Choudhury will be joining WPIX in New York as a reporter from WTIC in Hartford, CT.

Michael Brownlee joins KNBC in Los Angeles as a weekday anchor from reporter at KTTV.

Bridgett Williams has been promoted to weekday morning anchor from weekend anchor at WKMG in Orlando.

Kala Rama has been promoted to a weekend anchor from reporter at WKMG in Orlando.

Liz Nagy joins WSVN in Miami as a reporter from WEAR in Pensacola.

Lauren Murphy joins Nashville’s WKRN as a reporter and weekend morning anchor. Prior to WKRN, Murphy served as a reporter at KVVU in Las Vegas.

Shomari Stone joins WRC in Washington DC as a reporter from KOMO in Seattle.

Meagan Fitzgerald will be jumping 130 markets to become a reporter at KUSA in Denver, CO from her position at KTVE in Monroe, LA.

Charly Arnolt joins WDAF in Kansas City as a full-time reporter after serving as a freelance reporter at WXIN in Indianapolis.

Liz Dahlem joins WVIT in Hartford, CT as a reporter from News 12 The Bronx.

Catherine Garcia has been promoted to primary anchor at KNSD in San Diego. Garcia currently co-anchors KNSD’s noon and 4:00 p.m newscasts.

Amber Noggle joins WKOW as the station’s primary weekday evening anchor.

Marti Skold joins News 14 Carolina as a weekday anchor.

Betty Yu has joins WTVJ in Miami as a reporter from News12 The Bronx in New York.

Gilma Avalos has returned home to Miami as a reporter for WTVJ from News12 The Bronx in New York.

Elizabeth Alvarez joins KRQE in Albuquerque as a weekday morning anchor. She was previously a reporter at WOFL in Orlando.

Kendis Gibson joins WJLA in Washington, DC as weekend evening anchor and reporter. He was previously a correspondent for CBS Newspath in Los Angeles.

Shiba Russell has been tapped to co-anchor WNBC’s new noon newscast in addition to her 5:00 p.m. anchoring duties.

Tom Llamas is joining Shiba Russell as co-anchor of WNBC’s new noon newscast.  He will continue to anchor the 5:00 p.m. news.

All of the journalists mentioned in this post are represented by Carole Cooper, Richard Leibner, Rick Ramage, Steve Sadicario, Peter Goldberg, Adam Leibner and Jennifer Campanile at N.S. Bienstock, Inc.

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