On the Move, 8/6/15

By Kevin Eck 

Oren Liebermann joins CNN International as a correspondent based in Israel. Oren had been a reporter for KWY in Philadelphia.

Boris Sanchez joins CNN as a New York based correspondent. Before joining CNN, Boris anchored and reported for KDVR-KWGN in Denver.

Jonathan Elias moves to WJLA in Washington, D.C., as primary evening news anchor. Jonathan had been the primary evening news anchor for WBZ in Boston.


Dario Melendez joins New York 1 as a sports anchor and reporter. Previously, he was an anchor for ESPN.

Kaj Goldberg joins KTLA in Los Angeles as meteorologist. Previously, he was weekend meteorologist for KCBS-KCAL in Los Angeles.

Jim Osman joins Media General as Bureau Chief and Correspondent as the station group launches their new Washington D.C. Bureau. Jim was National Investigative Correspondent for Scripps Television in D.C.

Elizabeth Matthews moves to WFLD as a general assignment reporter. She was a reporter for KSDK in St. Louis.

Dave Warren becomes weekend meteorologist for WTXF. He was a meteorologist for Al Jazeera America and WCAU in Philadelphia.

Anthony Kiekow joins KXAS in Dallas as a general assignment reporter. Kiekow was a reporter and fill-in anchor at the Tribune station in St. Louis.

Lori Brown joins KDFW in Dallas as a reporter. She’s been a reporter for WFTV in Orlando.

Ryan Schulteis is promoted 4pm anchor at WHDH in Boston. He has been a weekend anchor and reporter.

Liam Martin joins WBZ in Boston as an evening news anchor. Previously, he was a general assignment reporter for WCVB in Boston.

Stephanie Coueignoux joins WFXT in her hometown of Boston as a general assignment reporter. She previously reported and was fill-in anchor for WSOC in Charlotte.

Samantha Mohr joins WXIA in Atlanta as weekend meteorologist. She was a meteorologist with CNN-I and The Weather Channel.

Natalie Tejeda moves to WAGA in Atlanta as a social media producer and on-air contributor. Tejeda was freelancing for WGCL in Atlanta.

Cathy Hernandez returns to her hometown as a freelance reporter for KPRC in Houston from KDVR in Denver.

Lauren Rozyla joins WFTS in Tampa as a reporter. Previously, she was a reporter for KLAS in Las Vegas.

Natalie Brand moves to KING in Seattle as a political reporter. Brand last worked as a reporter at KTVK in Phoenix.

Rudabeh Shahbazi moves to WFOR in Miami where she will anchor mornings. For the past four years, she has been an MMJ, fill-in anchor and reporter at KABC in Los Angeles.

Alexandra Villarreal joins WESH in Orlando as a general assignment reporter. Previously, she anchored and reported for the Voice of America network based in Washington, D.C.

Field Sutton makes a 90 market jump to WFTV in Orlando as a general assignment reporter. Previously, he was a reporter and anchor for KYTX in Tyler, Texas.

Rob Sneed joins KMOV in St. Louis as a general assignment reporter. Sneed was a freelance reporter for WOIO in Cleveland.

Ryan Recker moves to weekend news anchor from morning sports anchor for WTAE in Pittsburgh.

Carolyn Bruck joins WCNC in Charlotte as the primary morning anchor. Bruck was morning anchor at the Sinclair station in Columbus, OH.

Ashley Jacobs moves to KFMB in San Diego as a reporter. She was a reporter for KSWB in San Diego.

Alanna Autler has been promoted to investigative reporter from general assignment reporter at WSMV in Nashville.

Lorenzo Hall joins Tribune’s WTIC in Hartford as anchor and reporter. Hall was an anchor and reporter at Tribune’s WTVR in Richmond.

Laura Neal moves to KMBC in Kansas City as a freelance reporter. Previously, she was morning anchor for KTUL in Tulsa.

Danica Lawrence moves to Salt Lake City to anchor and report for KSTU’s “Good Day Utah.” Previously, she was a general assignment reporter for WTSP in Tampa.

Timyka Artist joins WCPO in Cincinnati as weekend morning anchor and reporter. She was a general assignment reporter at WPXI in Pittsburgh.

Erin Guy has been promoted to morning anchor at WPBF in West Palm Beach from weekend anchor.

Jeff Maher joins KSNV in Las Vegas as morning anchor. Maher was a reporter and fill-in anchor at KXTV in Sacramento.

Dave Hall is moving home to Las Vegas where he will be the morning anchor at KVVU from morning anchor at KCTV in Kansas City.

Yasmeen Hassan moves to KTNV in Las Vegas as a reporter. She leaves KAPP/KVEW in Yakima where she had been an anchor and reporter and Assistant News Director.

Luana Munoz is the new co-host of “The Hampton Roads Show” at WAVY in Norfolk. Munoz was a reporter at KTXL in Sacramento.

Susanne Brunner has been promoted to main morning anchor at KLRT in Little Rock. Brunner was weekend evening anchor at KARK in Little Rock.

Craig Gold moves to WRGB in Albany as morning meteorologist. Most recently, he was weekend meteorologist at WPEC in West Palm Beach.

Ben Senger moves to WSAV in Savannah to become a primary evening anchor. Senger was weekend anchor at KPTV in Portland.

Lisa Gresci is promoted to 7:00 p.m. anchor at WMBF-TV in Myrtle Beach where she has been a reporter and fill-in anchor.

Ashley Allen moves to KION in Salinas as the morning anchor. She leaves KCEN in Waco where she was the 4:30am anchor and morning reporter.

Chris Nelson moves to WSAW in Wausau, Wisconsin as Director of Meteorology. For the past couple of years, Chris delivered the weather on the evening weekends for KTNV in Las Vegas.

All the journalists in this post are represented by Napoli Management Group.

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