On the Move, 8/7/14

By Aneya Fernando 

Alexandra Field has been named full-time staff correspondent at CNN in New York. She had been a freelancer there.

Marc Cota-Robles joins KABC in Los Angeles as a reporter and fill-in anchor. He previously worked at KION in Salinas, Calif.

Erin Kennedy has been named weekday morning anchor at WBBM in Chicago. She comes from WKYC in Cleveland.


Dorian Warren joins MSNBC as a contributor. Warren is an assistant professor at Columbia University. 

Kate Merrill has been promoted to weekday morning anchor at WBZ in Boston. She had been weekend morning anchor there.

Katie Brace has been named full-time staff reporter at WBZ in Boston. She had been a freelance reporter there.

Jeff Saperstone joins New England Cable News in Boston as a reporter. He previously worked at WVIT in Hartford, Conn.

Stephanie Woods has been named weekend evening anchor and reporter at WMUR in Manchester, N.H. She comes from WXIX in Cincinnati.

Alexandra Limon joins WTTG in Washington, D.C. as a reporter and multimedia journalist. She previously worked at KTTV in Los Angeles.

Cory McGinnis has been named reporter and multimedia journalist at WAGA in Atlanta. He comes from WBMA in Birmingham, Ala.

Katie McCall joins KRIV in Houston as a reporter and fill-in anchor. She previously worked at KTRK in Houston.

Erika Erickson has been named staff reporter at WJBK in Detroit. She had been a freelance reporter at the station.

Walter Allen has been promoted to weekday early morning anchor at WTVT in Tampa . He had been weekend morning anchor there.

Ashley Yore joins WFTS in Tampa as a multimedia journalist. She comes from WSYX in Columbus, Ohio.

Lindsey Mastis has been named multimedia journalist at WFLA in Tampa. She had been national correspondent at Feature Story News in Los Angeles.

Max Winitz has been promoted to weekend anchor at WWSB in Sarasota. He had been general assignment reporter there.

Loren Korn joins WKMG in Orlando as a reporter and multimedia journalist. She comes from KZTV in Corpus Christi.

Leigh Martinez has been named reporter and multimedia journalist at KOVR in Sacramento. She previously worked at KGET in Bakersfield, Calif.

Candace Sweat joins WRAL in Raleigh as a reporter. She comes from WBMA in Birmingham, Ala. 

Catherine Hawley has been named multimedia journalist at WMAR in Baltimore. She comes from WFMZ in Philadelphia.

Linh Bui has been promoted to morning anchor at WJZ in Baltimore. She had been midday anchor and reporter there.

Tracey Leong joins WJZ in Baltimore as a general assignment reporter. She comes from KRCR in Redding, Calif.

Alanna Autler has been named reporter at WSMV in Nashville. She previously worked at WOWK in Charleston, West Virginia.

Jeff Valin joins WBNS in Columbus, Ohio as weekend anchor. He comes from WTNH in New Haven, Conn.

Tom Wachs has been named weekend meteorologist at WITI in Milwaukee. He previously worked at KCTV in Kansas City.

Elisa Amigo joins KABB in San Antonio as primary anchor. She comes from WJW in Cleveland.

Hema Muller has been named primary anchor at KEYE in Austin. She previously worked at KDVR/KWGN in Denver.

Lynae Miyer joins KVUE in Austin as a weekend meteorologist. She comes from KSL in Salt Lake City.

Amber Dixon has been promoted to sports anchor and reporter at KSNV in Las Vegas. She had been general assignment reporter there.

Jessica Shaw joins WVUE in New Orleans as a reporter. She previously worked at WCIA in Champaign, Ill.

Jamie Ward has been named morning anchor and reporter at WJRT in Flint, Mich. She comes from WTRF in Wheeling, W. Va.

Ashley James has been promoted to evening anchor at WTOL/WUPW in Toledo. She had been morning anchor there.

Steve Soliz joins KRGV in Harlingen, Texas a reporter. He had been social media manager at KPHO in Phoenix.

Journalists in this post are represented by Mendes Napoli, Laurie Jacoby, David Ahrendts, Jean Sage, Sue McInerney, Liz Sherwin, Liz Hart, Al Corral and Gary Brown of Napoli Management Group.

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