On the Move, 5/29/12

By Andrew Gauthier 

Manuel Bojorquez joins CBS News as a Dallas-based correspondent. Bojorquez spent the past five years as a reporter for WSB in Atlanta.

LuAnne Sorrell moves to WOFL in Orlando as morning anchor, from WSVN in Miami, where she has been the weekend morning anchor.

Lisa Chavarria returns home to Chicago as a reporter for WFLD. Previously, Chavarria was a reporter for KHOU in Houston.


Brandon Gunnoe joins WHDH in Boston as weekend evening anchor and reporter. Most recently, Gunnoe was weekend anchor for KVOA in Tucson.

Nancy Chen jumps 115 markets to join WHDH in Boston as a reporter. She has been reporting for KSBY in San Luis Obispo for the past two years.

Alexandra Field has joined WHDH in Boston as a freelance reporter. Previously, she reported for WRGB in Albany, NY.

Drew Karedes moves to Houston, joining KHOU as a reporter. Most recently, Karedes worked as a reporter at KTNV in Las Vegas.

Ariel Wesler has been named multimedia reporter for Scripps Media’s new national magazine program, “The List.” Previously, Wesler has worked as a MMJ for KSBY in San Luis Obispo.

Andrew Luria has been promoted to weekend news anchor, in addition to his duties on the sports desk at WFTS in Tampa. During the week, Luria also serves as sports MMJ.

Ty Brennan makes a 95-market jump to join KCNC in Denver as a general assignment reporter based out of the Fort Collins Bureau. Most recently, Brennan served as a general assignment reporter for KTVB in Boise.

Anjali Hemphill moves to Sacramento to join CBS O&O KOVR-KMAX, as a reporter. Hemphill has been a reporter with WTKR in Norfolk for the past two years.

Tia Ewing joins KTXL in Sacramento as a general assignment reporter. Previously, Ewing was weekend morning anchor and reporter for WNEM in Saginaw, MI.

Elizabeth Matthews joins KSDK in St. Louis as a multimedia journalist, from KTUL in Tulsa, where she has worked as a reporter.

Walter Allen moves to WISH in Indianapolis as the weekend morning anchor and reporter. Allen has been the weekend anchor and reporter for WSYX in Columbus, OH.

Paul Gessler joins WBFF in Baltimore as a general assignment reporter. Gessler has been reporting for WZVN-WBBH in Fort Myers for the past two years.

MaryAnn Martinez joins KGTV in San Diego as a general assignment reporter and multimedia journalist. Previously, Martinez was a reporter for KVVU in Las Vegas.

Alexis Del Cid is moving to Kansas City as the morning anchor for KCTV. Del Cid comes to Kansas City from Portland, where she worked as an anchor and reporter for KOIN.

Phil Anaya has been promoted to weekend anchor at KENS in San Antonio. Anaya joined the station less than a year ago as a reporter.

Maria Guerrero is the new weekend morning anchor and reporter for KOB in Albuquerque. Previously, Guerrero was an anchor and reporter with WISC in Madison, WI.

Karen Kiley joins KEYE in Austin as a general assignment reporter. Kiley leaves WDBJ in Roanoke, where she served as bureau chief in the station’s Blacksburg newsroom.

Lorenzo Hall has been promoted to 5 p.m. anchor at WTVR in Richmond. Hall has been working as weekend anchor and reporter for the CBS-affiliate.

Nikki Laurenzo has been named evening anchor at KCEN in Waco, TX. Laurenzo began her career in Billings, MT, where she most recently served as weekday morning anchor.

Laura Huckabee returned to her home state of Arkansas to join KHBS-KHOG in Fayetteville as morning meteorologist. Previously, Huckabee spent ten years at WGCL in Atlanta.

Matt Zahn joins WJBF in Augusta, GA as sports director. Most recently, Zahn was the sports director for WMSN-WKOW in Madison, WI.

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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