On the Move, 3/17/11

By Andrew Gauthier 

Jummy Olabanji joins WJLA-TV in Washington DC as a reporter from WTKR-TV in Norfolk.

Mike Barz expands his morning anchor duties from two hours (5-7am) to four hours (5-9am) at WAWS-TV and WTEV-TV in Jacksonville.

Bridget Blythe joins NECN in Boston as a Monday through Friday AM anchor/reporter from morning anchor at WKBW-TV in Buffalo.

Kathryn Brown is promoted to staff reporter from freelance reporter at WCBS-TV in New York City.

Gurvir Dhindsa returns to WAGA-TV’s “Good Day Atlanta” as an anchor/reporter from WTTG-TV in Washington D.C.

Shiba Russell joins WNBC-TV as a weekend evening anchor/reporter from weekend morning anchor/reporter at WCVB-TV in Boston.

Bill Bellis joins WFLD-TV in Chicago as chief meteorologist from KNXV-TV in Phoenix.

Karen Hepp joins WTXF in Philadelphia as a reporter/anchor.

Carolyn Purcell joins Fios1/WRNN-TV as a consultant.

Carrie Lee joins Fios1 as an anchor/reporter on their daily business show.

Diane Cho joins KMBC in Kansas City as a weekday morning anchor/reporter from reporter at WJXT in Jacksonville.

Will Ripley joins KUSA in Denver as a reporter from KRGV in Rio Grande, TX.

Yasmin Vossoughian joins oneminutenews.com as an anchor/reporter.

Larry Doyle returns to CBS News as a senior field producer.

Larry, Thomas, Shiba, Bill, Jummy, Alexis, Mike, Bridget, Kathryn, Gurvir, Karen, Carolyn, Carrie, Diane, Will and Yasmin are represented by Carole Cooper, Richard Leibner, George Hiltzik, Rick Ramage, Peter Goldberg, Adam Leibner, Jennifer Campanile and Steven DeVall at N.S. Bienstock, Inc.

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