On the Move, 2/15/12

By Merrill Knox 

Adam Yosim joins WLEX in Lexington as a general assignment reporter. He previously worked at WCTI in Greenville.

Kristine Johnson renews her contract as 5 and 11 p.m. anchor at WCBS in New York City.

WCBS reporter Jay Dow joins rival WPIX in New York City.


WTNH meteorologist Steve Villanueva joins WPIX as a traffic reporter and back-up weather anchor.

Karen Hepp is promoted to weekday morning anchor at WTXF in Philadelphia.

WTVT meteorologist Sheena Parveen joins WCAU in Philadelphia.

Lily Jang returns to her hometown of Houston as she joins KHOU. She was previously an anchor at KCPQ in Seattle.

In Seattle, KIRO reporter David Quinlan joins rival KCPQ.

Kerry Barrett is promoted to weekday evening co-anchor at WTXF in Philadelphia.

Weekend anchor Sarah Simmons moves to co-anchor of the weekday morning newscasts at WTTG in Washington, DC.

Britt Moreno is promoted from reporter to anchor at KSAZ in Phoenix.

Ann Sterling, previously a freelance reporter at KCBS-KCAL in Los Angeles, joins KTVX in Salt Lake City as weekday morning anchor.

KNSD reporter Danya Bacchus is named anchor of the station’s 7 p.m. weekday newscast.

Samantha Fisher joins WKRN in Nasvhille from CNN in Washington, DC.

Investigative reporter Matt Nordin joins WXIX in Cincinnati from WMBF in Myrtle Beach.

Dan Satterfield joins WBOC in Salisbury as chief meteorologist. Previously, he worked at WHNT in Huntsville.

Johnson, Dow, Villanueva, Hepp, Parveen, Jang, Quinlan, Barrett, Simmons, Moreno, Sterling, Bacchus and Fisher are represented by N.S. Bienstock, Inc.

Nordin and Satterfield are represented by Steve Swienckowski of The David Crane Agency.

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