On The Move

By Stephanie Tsoflias Siegel Comment

Mark Meredith is appointed White House Correspondent for Nexstar’s Washington DC Bureau from National Correspondent.

Jason Colthorp is promoted to 5:30 PM anchor for WDIV in Detroit. Previously, he was a reporter and fill-in anchor.

Charlie Lapastora moves to the Fox News Channel as a general assignment reporter and MMR for Fox News, Digital and Radio. Previously, he was a weekend sports anchor and reporter for Media Gateway in Little Rock.

Kody Leibowitz makes a 99 market leap to join KRON in San Francisco where he will be working at the capitol bureau in Sacramento. He leaves WJAC in Johnstown where he has been an investigative reporter.

Tia Ewing is promoted to a fulltime position as anchor and reporter at WFLD in her hometown of Chicago. She has been freelancing for the station since October. Prior to WFLD, she was a morning anchor at WOIO in Cleveland.

Concetta Callahan joins the Weather Channel as a freelance correspondent.

Jack Highberger moves to Dallas to join KXAS as a reporter. Previously, he was a reporter at KMSP in Minneapolis.

Allie Spillyards joins KXAS in Dallas as a freelance reporter. Most recently, she was a reporter and weekend anchor at WIS in Columbia.

Bianca Buono makes a 41 market jump to KPNX in Phoenix as a reporter and MMJ. She leaves WLNE in Providence where she also was a reporter and MMJ.

Jasmine Styles jumps 129 markets to become weekend anchor and reporter at WFTS in Tampa. Previously, she was a primary anchor at KBTV in Beaumont.

Ryan Haarer returns to KUSA in Denver as weekend anchor. Ryan leaves KTVK/KPHO in Phoenix where he was a freelance anchor and reporter.

Daniela Pardo jumps over 70 markets to become an MMJ at KXTV in Sacramento. Most recently, she was a reporter at KTSM in El Paso.

Kevin Barry makes a 72 market jump to Cleveland as a general assignment reporter at WEWS. He leaves KGAN in Cedar Rapids where he was a breaking news anchor and reporter.

Keristen Holmes moves west to anchor and report for KXTV in Sacramento. She has been the morning anchor at KTBS in Shreveport.

Daniel Winn joins KSDK in his hometown of St. Louis as an MMJ. He leaves KJRH in Tulsa where he was morning anchor.

Claire Anderson is promoted to morning meteorologist at KOIN in Portland. Previously, she was the weekend meteorologist for the station.

Alexandra Elich makes a 73 market jump to become a general assignment reporter at WCCB in Charlotte. Previously, she was an MMJ at WSBT in South Bend.

Matt Grant joins WJZY in Charlotte as an Investigative Reporter. Most recently, he was a reporter at WESH in Orlando.

Hayley Wielgus joins WKRN in Nashville as primary anchor. Previously, she was a primary anchor at WWSB in Sarasota.

Maura Sirianni moves to WKRN in Nashville as a morning reporter. She leaves WDRB in Louisville where she was a reporter and MMJ.

Robert Santos joins KNSD in San Diego as a freelance reporter and anchor. Robert left KGTV earlier this year where he was an anchor, MMJ and meteorologist.

John Henry Smith joins WVIT in Hartford/New Haven as Sports Director. John Henry was last with Al Jazeera America as a sports and news anchor and has been freelancing with News 12 in New York.

William Joy returns to Missouri as he joins KMBC in Kansas City as a reporter. William is a graduate of the University of Missouri. For the last two years he has been a reporter at WAVE in Louisville.

Barak Shapiro joins WCPO in Cincinnati as a weekend morning meteorologist. He previously was a weekend meteorologist at WZTV in Nashville.

Justin Hinton is promoted to weekend morning anchor and reporter at WLOS in Ashville. Previously, Justin was a reporter at the station.

Abby Theodros is promoted to weekend anchor and reporter at KVVU in Las Vegas. Previously, she was an MMJ for the station.

Hillary Simon moves up 61 markets from WFIE in Evansville to become a reporter and MMJ at WIAT in Birmingham.

Stephon Dingle makes a move to WLKY in Louisville to become a morning anchor. He leaves WIAT in Birmingham where he has been an MMJ.

Michaela MacDonald joins WPRI in Providence as a morning reporter.

Charlie Edward joins Scripps’ “Hello SWFL,” www.helloswfl.com, in Ft. Myers as a digital reporter. He leaves KFSM in Ft. Smith where he was a weekend anchor.

Erik Fink joins KVOA in Tucson as an MMJ.

Femi Redwood moves to WEYI in Flint as weekend anchor and reporter. Previously, she was a reporter at News 12 New York.

Lindsey Mills moves to WCSH in Portland, Maine to be the new 5PM anchor and reporter. She leaves WMBD in Peoria where she was a morning anchor.

Clay Gordon moves to WCSH in Portland, Maine to be the new morning weekend anchor and reporter. He leaves WMBD in Peoria where he was a morning anchor.

These journalists are represented by Mendes Napoli, Laurie Jacoby, David Ahrendts, Jean Sage, Sue McInerney, Liz Sherwin, Al Corral, Gary Brown and Mike Bothwell of Napoli Management Group.

You can reach Napoli Management Group by calling 310.385.8222 or by email to nmg@tvtalent.com.