On the Move, 4/2/13

By Merrill Knox 

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Michaela Pereira joins CNN as the news anchor for the network’s new morning show. For the past nine years, she has anchored the morning newscast at KTLA in Los Angeles.

WISN weekend sports anchor and reporter Dario Melendez is joining ESPN in Bristol, Conn.

Janet Rodriguez joins the Telemundo News Network as a national correspondent based in Chicago.  Previously, she was a reporter for Telemundo’s KTAZ in Phoenix.

After nearly five years as a reporter at WXYZ in Detroit, Tom Wait moves home to Los Angeles as he joins KCBS.

Meteorologist Danielle Vollmar joins WCVB in Boston from KDAF in Dallas.

Jennifer Mayerle is named special projects reporter for WGCL in Atlanta.

Amanda Perez returns to her native Texas as she joins KPRC in Houston as a general assignment reporter. Previously, she worked as a reporter and fill-in anchor at KFSN in Fresno.

Liz Dueweke joins KOMO in Seattle as morning anchor.  She has been the morning anchor for KOKH in Oklahoma City for the past three years.

Ty Brennan joins KSAZ in Phoenix as the weekend morning anchor. Previously, he was the Ft. Collins bureau chief for KCNC in Denver.

AJ Ross joins WKYC in Cleveland as a general assignment reporter and multimedia journalist. Ross comes from Pittsburgh, where she was a freelance reporter at WTAE.

Janet Kwak joins KGTV in San Diego from KNBC in Los Angeles.

Kalee Dionne joins KSHB in Kansas City as weekend meteorologist. Dionne previously worked at WIAT in Birmingham.

Kirsten Joyce joins the weekday morning anchor team at KLAS in Las Vegas. Previously, she was weekend anchor at KCPQ in Seattle.

Denise Wong jumps over 65 markets as she joins KTNV in Las Vegas as morning reporter.  For the last three years, she has been an MMJ for KOLO in Reno.

Nikki Ibarra moves up 75 markets to become a general assignment reporter for KOB in Albuquerque. She comes from KSBY in Santa Maria, where she was a multimedia journalist.

Tim Pulliam joins WJXT in Jacksonville as a general assignment reporter.  Previously, he was with WIS in Columbia, S.C. as a reporter.

Julia Dunn joins WRGB in Albany as morning anchor.  For the past three years, she was with WGGB in Springfield, Mass. as morning anchor.

A.J. Hilton joins WCTV in Tallahassee as anchor of the weekday evening newscasts. He leaves WSYM in Lansing where he anchored the 5 and 10pm newscasts.

Victoria Johnson moves to KSBY in San Luis Obispo as the weekend anchor and multimedia journalist. Previously, she was an airborne reporter for KFMB in San Diego.

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

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