On the Move, 3/27/12

By Andrew Gauthier 

Jonathan Vigliotti joins the staff at WNBC, where he has been a freelance reporter since last fall.  Previously, Vigliotti worked as a MMJ at WPLG in Miami.

Peter Busch is set to become the new primary anchor at WBBH in Fort Myers, after working as a weekend anchor at KPHO in Phoenix. Busch will begin his new job in May.

Paul Milliken joins the WAGA morning team as a reporter. Before moving to Atlanta, Milliken was the morning meteorologist and traffic reporter at WRIC in Richmond.


Jeff Valin joins WTNH in Hartford-New Haven as a weekend morning anchor and reporter. A New England native, Valin has most recently worked as a freelance reporter with New England Cable News in Boston.

Karma Dickerson moves up 75 markets to join WHAS in Louisville as a general assignment reporter. Previously, Dickerson worked as a MMJ at KNDO in Yakima, WA.

Nick Emmons joins KDVR in Denver as anchor of “Good Day Colorado.” Emmons comes to Denver after working as a weekday morning anchor at KION in Salinas, CA.

Shannon Brinias named primary anchor at KOVR in Sacramento. For the past six years, Brinias served as the primary anchor at KKTV in Colorado Springs.

Len Jennings joins Kansas City’s KMBC, where he’ll anchor the ABC-affiliate’s 5 and 9 p.m. newscasts. Previously, Jennings worked as a primary anchor at WBBH-WZVN in Fort Myers.

Chris Trenkmann, who most recently worked as a general assignment reporter at WKMG in Orlando, moves to WFTS in Tampa, where he’ll serve as a MMJ and fill-in anchor.

Justin Michaels joins New England Cable News as a reporter. Previously, Justin was a reporter for WEWS in Cleveland.

Natalie Tysdal is promoted to weekday morning anchor at KDVR-KWGN in Denver. She will continue as co-host of the “Everyday” show on KDVR.

Gabe Gutierrez joins NBC News as a correspondent covering the Southern United States and Latin America from the Atlanta bureau. Gutierrez previously worked as a reporter with KHOU in Houston.

Hena Daniels returns to WFSB in Hartford as an anchor and reporter. She spent the past two years working as a reporter and fill-in anchor for Meredith sister station WGCL in Atlanta.

Teresa Priolo joins Fox O&O WNYW in New York as a freelance reporter. A New Jersey native, Priolo has been working as a morning anchor and reporter for WRGB in Albany since 2007.

Janet Kwak joins KNBC in Los Angeles as a freelance reporter. Most recently, Kwak served as a reporter at WOAI in San Antonio.

The journalists in this post are represented by Mendes J. Napoli, Laurie Jacoby, David Ahrendts, Jean Sage, Sue McInerney, Liz Sherwin, Liz Hart, and Al Corral of Napoli Management Group.

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