On the Move, 4/18/14

By Merrill Knox 

James Koh joins the NFL Network as a host and reporter. Koh previously served as a weekend sportscaster, created and hosted “Cage Talk,” a UFC show and reported news for KTTV in Los Angeles.

Nannette Miranda joins KNTV in San Francisco as a freelance general assignment reporter. Previously, she worked as the California State Capital reporter for KGO, KABC and KFSN, the three ABC-owned stations in California.

Nancy Chen has been promoted to weekend morning anchor for WHDH in Boston.


Katie Brace joins WBZ in Boston from WGCL in Atlanta.

Ryan Schulteis has been officially named weekend anchor at WHDH in Boston, where he has been a lead reporter and fill-in weekend anchor since 2006.

Emily Miller joins WTTG in Washington, D.C. as chief investigative reporter. She previously worked at the Washington Times.

Natasha Barrett moves back to her hometown of Houston to become the weekend anchor and reporter for KTRK.  Previously, she was an anchor and reporter for WJLA/NewsChannel 8 in Washington DC.

Liz Dueweke moves across the street in Seattle, joining Tribune’s KCPQ-TV as morning anchor of Q13’s five-hour morning show, departing KOMO-TV where she has been morning anchor the last year.

Walter Allen moves to a top 15 market and becomes weekend morning anchor and reporter for WTVT in Tampa.  Previously, he was weekend morning anchor and reporter for WISH in Indianapolis.

Edward Lawrence joins the Scripps team as a reporter for WFTS in Tampa.  Previously, Ed had been a freelance reporter for CBS News Services.

Jennifer Mayerle returns to her hometown of Minneapolis as reporter for WCCO.  For the last eight years, she has been a reporter and fill-in anchor for WGCL in Atlanta.

Andrew Perez moves to his hometown of Miami as a reporter for WPLG.  He has been a reporter for WALA in Mobile for the last three years.

MaryAnn Martinez moves to WFOR in Miami as a freelance reporter.  Previously she was a reporter for KGTV in San Diego.

Cathy Hernandez jumps over 70 markets and moves to KDVR in Denver as morning reporter.  For over two years, she was an MMJ and weekend anchor for KSTM in El Paso, Texas.

Anthony Congi joins the Meredith family at KPTV in Portland as a reporter.  Previously, he was a reporter for WIVB in Buffalo.

Stephanie Coueignoux joins WSOC in Charlotte as morning reporter.  Previously, she was a morning reporter and anchor for “Live on Lakeside” midday program for WKYC in Cleveland.

Alexa Ashwell moves to WSOC in Charlotte as a reporter.  Previously, she was an MMJ for WDTN in Dayton.

Jessica Kartalija has been promoted to anchor the 5pm news at WJZ in Baltimore from noon anchor and reporter.

Robert Santos has been promoted to weekend morning news anchor and weekday morning fill-in anchor at KGTV San Diego, moving from his current position as weekday morning weathercaster.

Katie Killen moves to KKTV in Colorado Springs as morning anchor and reporter.  Previously she was the morning reporter and fill-in anchor for WCNC in Charlotte.

Daniel Winn has been promoted to the 5pm anchor and reporter at KMIZ in Columbia, Missouri from reporter and MMJ.

Natasha Chughtai becomes primary anchor for WTVY in Dothan, Alabama.  Previously, she was morning anchor for KWWL in Waterloo.

Journalists in this post are represented by Napoli Management Group.

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