On the Move, 7/29/14

By Merrill Knox 

Randy McIlwain joins KNBC in Los Angeles as a consumer reporter. McIlwain previously worked at KXAS in Dallas.

Melissa Mollet has been named traffic anchor at WRC in Washington, D.C. She had previously been a freelance reporter at the station. Before that, she worked at KDVR in Denver.

Tracy Clemons joins KTRK in Houston from KSDK in St Louis. In his new role, Clemons will be a multimedia journalist.


Reporter/multimedia journalist Josh Green joins KING in Seattle from WFLA in Tampa.

Joe Augustine joins KSTP in Minneapolis as a reporter. He previously worked at KRGV in the Rio Grande Valley.

Ellina Abovian joins KSWB in San Diego as a reporter and multimedia journalist. Previously, she worked at KMPH in Fresno.

Andrew Kinsey joins WTOL in Toledo as morning anchor. He comes from WAPT in Jackson, Miss.

Rachel Pierce joins WBBH as morning anchor. Pierce comes to Fort Myers from Des Moines, where she worked at WOI.

Iris Hermosillo has been promoted to weekday morning meteorologist at KNXV in Phoenix from the weekend morning meteorologist.

Meteorologist Maureen McCann has been promoted to weekday morning meteorologist for Central Florida News 13.

Vanessa Araiza has been promoted to weekend anchor at WBRC in Birmingham, Ala.

Daniel Ambruster joins KHBS-KHOG in Fort Smith, Ark. He previously worked at KTBC in Austin.

Chad Mira joins KOLR in Springfield, Mo. as a morning anchor. He previously was a reporter at News14 Carolina in Raleigh.

Laine Baker has been named 9 p.m. anchor at KFTA in Fort Smith, Ark. She previously anchored the morning newscast at sister station KNWA.

Shannon Miller joins KARK in Little Rock from KOLR in Springfield, Mo. She will be a reporter at KARK.

Courtney Friedman jumps 72 markets as she joins KSAT in San Antonio from KYTX in Tyler, Texas.

Karl Man joins KVVU in Las Vegas as a morning reporter. He was previously a reporter at WPTV in West Palm Beach.

Tara Morgan has been promoted to weekend anchor at WSYX in Columbus. She was previously a reporter.

Jaclyn Rostie is promoted to producer at KDVR in Denver from associate producer.

Journalists in this post are represented The NWT Group, No Whining Talent.

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