On the Move, 9/16/13

By Merrill Knox 

Ross Shimabuku joins Al Jazeera America in New York City as a sports anchor. Previously, Shimabuku worked at KSWB in San Diego.

Maria Quiban becomes the meteorologist for the Fox Sports 1 College Football Saturday pregame show. She will continue in her role as weekday morning meteorologist at KTTV, the Fox owned station in Los Angeles.

Jonathan Martin joins Al Jazeera America as a Nashville-based correspondent. He previously worked as a reporter and anchor at WSMV in Nashville.


Chris Murphy joins WTXF in Philadelphia as anchor of “Good Day Philadelphia.” He comes from KGTV in San Diego.

Roop Raj, formerly the weekend morning anchor at WJBK in Detroit, has been promoted to anchor of the weekday 4:30 a.m. newscast.

Linzi Sheldon joins KIRO in Seattle as a weekend morning anchor and reporter. Sheldon previously worked at WSOC in Charlotte.

Jennifer Waddell moves from KGUN in Tucson to WZTV in Nashville. At WZTV, Waddell will be the morning anchor.

Pamela Osborne joins WPXI in Pittsburgh from WKYC in Cleveland. At WPXI, Osborne will be a reporter and weekend anchor.

Kim Tobin jumps 145 markets as she joins KOB in Albuquerque from KTVZ in Bend, Ore. At KOB, Tobin will be the weekday morning anchor.

Kelly Jones joins WPMI in Mobile from KCTV in Kansas City. At WPMI, Jones will be the weekday morning anchor.

Reporter Deanna LeBlanc joins WAVY in Norfolk from WCAX in Burlington, Vt.

Kelly Love joins WJAR in Providence as the weekday morning weathercaster. Previously, she worked at WTVM in Columbus, Ga.

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