On the Move, 1/28/13

By Merrill Knox 

Kait Parker joins The Weather Channel as an on camera/field meteorologist. Parker comes from WPTV in West Palm Beach, where she has been the weekday morning meteorologist for the past three years.

Joe Fryer joins NBC News as a Los Angeles-based correspondent. He previously worked at KING, the NBC affiliate in Seattle.

Marcelino Benito moves from KGUN in Tucson to KHOU in Houston. In his new role, he will be a general assignment reporter.


Samantha Ptashkin joins KPRC in Houston as a reporter and multimedia journalist. She previously worked at KVOA in Tucson.

Sara Wright joins KPHO in Phoenix as the executive producer of the morning newscast. She comes from KGUN in Tucson, where she was an executive producer.

Adrienne Broaddusjoins KARE in Minneapolis as a reporter and multimedia journalist. She comes from WISH in Indianapolis.

Kristin Wright joins WRC in Washington, D.C. after nearly six years as an anchor and reporter at WTVT in Tampa.

David Marcus is the new weeknight anchor at KAKE in Wichita. He has previously worked at stations in Fresno, Dallas and Milwaukee.

Rachel Calderon joins KWTV in Oklahoma City as a morning reporter and anchor. She comes from rival KOCO, where she was the morning traffic anchor.

Journalists in this post are represented by Rick Carr, Esq. of TVContract.com.

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