On the Move, 8/7/13

By Merrill Knox 

Morgan Fogarty joins Al Jazeera America as a news anchor based in New York City. She comes from WCCB in Charlotte, where she was an anchor.

After a year freelancing for WCVB in Boston, Liam Martin becomes a full-time staff reporter.

Kate Larsen moves to KNBC in Los Angeles from KXTV in Sacramento. Larsen will be a freelance reporter at KNBC.

Demetrius Ivory joins WGN in Chicago as a morning meteorologist. He comes from WTAE in Pittsburgh, where he has worked for the past eight years.

Karen Brown joins KTVK in Phoenix as a weekend anchor and reporter. Brown previously was a freelance correspondent for CBS News.

Jaime Cerreta returns to her hometown, joining KTVK in Phoenix as a weekend anchor. She has been the primary anchor at KOKH in Oklahoma City for the past seven years.

Nohelani Graf joins KNXV in Phoenix as a multimedia journalist. She comes from KMTR in Eugene, Ore., where she was an anchor and reporter.

Danica Lawrence moves to Tampa, where she will be a multimedia journalist for WTSP. She comes from KOKI in Tulsa.

Pittsburgh native Ryan Recker returns home as he joins WTAE as the morning sports anchor and reporter. He was previously the sports director for KVOA in Tucson.

Cody Alcorn has been promoted to late evening anchor at WHNS in Greenville, S.C.

Reed Cowan has been promoted to 11 p.m. anchor in addition to his 4 p.m. anchor duties at KSNV in Las Vegas.

Natalie Tejeda joins WIAT in Birmingham as the weekend anchor and reporter. She comes from KENS in San Antonio, where she was a traffic anchor, fill-in anchor and reporter.

Stephanie Stone joins KFSN in Fresno as weekend morning anchor. She has been a freelance reporter for the station.

Susanne Brunner joins KARK in Little Rock as the weekend evening anchor and weekday reporter.  Previously, she was the weekend anchor for KION in Monterey-Salinas, Calif.

Lisa Martone joins WTEN in Albany as a multimedia journalist. She leaves WOI in Des Moines, where she was an MMJ for the last four years.

Martina Del Bonta moves to KOKI in Tulsa as the weekend sports anchor and reporter.  Previously, Matina was the weekend sports anchor and reporter for KMIZ in Columbia, Mo.

Paul Cicala moves back home to Tucson to become the new sports director for KVOA.  He has been the sports director for KVIA in El Paso.

Leigh Paynter joins KGET in Bakersfield as weekend anchor and multimedia journalist. She leaves KXTV in Sacramento, where she has been an MMJ.

Journalists in this post are represented by Napoli Management Group.

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