On the Move, 5/5/15

By Kevin Eck 

Tom Llamas is named weekend anchor for World News Tonight. Llamas came to ABC News from WNBC in New York.

Sharyl Attkisson joins Sinclair Broadcast Group as host of a national Sunday morning news program.

Alex Denis joins Bienstock as a new client and re-signs with WCBS-WLNY as a reporter.

Araksya Karapetyan is promoted to co-anchor of Good Day LA for KTTV in Los Angeles.

Mario Ramirez joins KTTV as a morning reporter/fill-in anchor. Ramirez was previously with WCPO in Cincinnati.

Jillian Mele joins Comcast Sports Net Philadelphia as weekday morning anchor for Breakfast on Broad from WCAU.

Sarah French is promoted to weekday morning anchor at WHDH in Boston from weekend anchor.

Jummy Olabanji moves to anchor of Good Morning Washington at WJLA.

Andy Cerota has been named as anchor of the recently launched News at Noon on KPRC in Houston.

Sofia Ojeda jumps 45 markets as weekend morning anchor/reporter at KPRC. Ojeda comes from WNEP in Wilkes Barre-Scranton.

Josh Chapin joins KHOU in Houston from WVIT in Hartford.

Ashley Glass has been promoted to weekday morning anchor at WFTS in Tampa from weekend morning anchor.

Mike Barz joins KDVR in Denver as the weeknight 7:00 and 10:00 p.m .anchor from morning anchor at WFOX in Jacksonville.

Elitsa Bizios will join WSVN in Miami as a reporter. Bizios comes from WICD in Champaign, IL.

Alex De Armas joins WSVN in Miami as a morning reporter from WBBH in Fort Myers.

Bill Melugin jumps 67 markets to join WJZY in Charlotte as the weeknight 6:00 and 10:00 p.m. anchor from reporter at KFOX in El Paso.

Ellen McNamara joins KCTV-KSMO in Kansas City as the primary evening anchor from KSTP in Minneapolis.

Melissa Mahadeo moves to weekend anchor at WRTV in Indianapolis from her reporting job at WOFL in Orlando.

Candice Aviles joins WRTV as the 4:00 p.m. anchor/reporter from KMIZ in Columbia, Mo.

Kate Rayner moves across the street to join WVIT in Hartford as a reporter/anchor from WFSB.

The reporters and anchors mentioned above are represented by Rick Ramage, Carole Cooper, Richard Leibner, Peter Goldberg, Jennifer Campanile, Steve Sadicario, Adam Leibner, and Lia Aponte at Bienstock, A United Talent Agency Company

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