On the Move, 9/24/12

By Merrill Knox 

Whit Johnson joins KNBC in Los Angeles, where he will anchor the noon newscast and report for the 5 and 6 p.m. newscasts. Previously, Johnson was a correspondent for CBS News in Washington, DC.

Adam Joseph has been named the 10pm meteorologist for WPVI in Philadelphia. He will continue in his role as meteorologist for the 4 and 5 p.m. newscasts, as well as co-hosting the weekly entertainment show.

Annie McCormick joins WPVI in Philadelphia from WHP in Harrisburg.

Sam Brock joins KNTV as the lead reporter for the station’s “Reality Check” franchise. Brock was most recently an anchor and reporter for WTVR in Richmond.

Hatzel Vela joins WJLA in Washington, DC from KNXV in Phoenix. He will be a reporter and multimedia journalist at WJLA.

Minneapolis native Eric Kahnert returns to his hometown, joining KTSP as anchor of the evening newscasts. Kahnert comes from KUSA in Denver, where he was the weekend anchor.

Reporter Todd Wilson joins KSTP in Minneapolis from WESH in Orlando.

After just three months at KTXL in Sacramento, Tia Ewing has been named weekend evening anchor.

Katie Killen joins WCNC in Charlotte as a reporter. she was previously the morning anchor and reporter for WLOS in Asheville, N.C.

Meteorologist Jonathan Myers joins WBFF in Baltimore, where he will handle the forecasts on the weekday morning newscast. Myers previously worked at WWL in New Orleans.

Stephania Jimenez joins WVIT in Hartford. She was previously the main anchor at KTSM in El Paso.

Stephanie Jay, a reporter at KVVU in Las Vegas, has been promoted to morning anchor.

John Dabkovich joins KVVU as a reporter and early morning anchor. He previously worked at KBAK in Bakersfield.

Amber Dixon, who was most recently a reporter and weekend anchor at KGBT in Harlingen, joins KSNV in Las Vegas as a reporter.

Vince DeMentri joins WICS as main anchor. He was most recently reporter with WPIX in New York City.

Brandon Walker joins News 12 Connecticut as a general assignment reporter.  Previously, he was a multimedia journalist and fill-in anchor for YNN in Albany, New York.

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

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