On the Move, 7/30/13

By Merrill Knox 

Rosa Flores joins CNN as a correspondent and substitute anchor based in New York. She joins the network from WBRZ in Baton Rouge, La.

Melissa Mollet will freelance for NBC NewsChannel in Washington, D.C. Mollet is also a freelance reporter at NBC owned WRC.

Chris Coffey joins WMAQ in Chicago as an investigative reporter. He comes from WVIT in Hartford, where he served in the same role.


Karla Leal joins Telemundo Chicago from KEYE in Austin.

Reporter Marie Saavedra moves to WFAA in Dallas from KTVK in Phoenix.

Elizabeth Erwin joins KNXV in Phoenix from rival KHPO.

Bofta Yimam, an investigative reporter at WHBQ in Memphis, moves to WRAE in Pittsburgh.

Dave Froehlich joins KTBC in Austin as morning anchor. Previously, he worked at KRIS in Corpus Christi.

Josh Roe has been named evening anchor at WTVC in Chattanooga, Tenn. He comes from Grand Rapids, Mich., where he was the morning and noon anchor at WWMT.

Craig Thomas joins KOLD-KMSB in Tucson as the anchor of the 4 p.m. and 9 p.m. newscasts. He previously was the morning breaking news anchor at WTOL in Toledo.

Toni Valliere jumps more than 100 markets as she joins WISN in Milwaukee, where she will be the weekend anchor. Previously, she was an anchor at KSNF in Joplin, Mo.

Cole Health joins WKBW in Buffalo as the morning and noon anchor. He previously worked as a reporter at KREM in Spokane.

Lindsay Bramson moves to KXAN in Austin from KMOV in St. Louis. In her new role, she will be an investigative reporter.

Shelby Croft joins WBNS in Columbus as a general assignment reporter. She previously was an anchor and reporter at WISN in Milwaukee.

Andrew Capasso jumps 50 markets as he joins WLTV in Jacksonville, where he will be a general assignment reporter. He previously was a reporter, anchor and producer at WVLA in Baton Rouge, La.

Reporter Andrea Marvin joins WGRZ in Buffalo from WICS in Springfield, Ill.

Briana Bermensolo joins KREM in Spokane as weekend weathercaster and weekday reporter. She previously worked at KOIN in Salinas, Calif.

Tina Shively joins KVUE in Austin as a freelance reporter. Previously, she was an anchor and reporter at WROC in Rochester.

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

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