On the Move, 9/27/11

By Andrew Gauthier 

Meteorologist Cheryl Scott has landed at WMAQ in Chicago where she will forecast for the weekend morning and evening shows. She leaves WBIR in Knoxville.

Angie Goff moves across the street in Washington D.C. where she will be the new weekend morning anchor and reporter for WRC, after working at WUSA.

Amber Sullins, AMS sealed CBM, has been promoted to chief meteorologist at KNXV in Phoenix. Sullins grew up in Phoenix and attended the University of Arizona.


Mike Marza becomes evening anchor of the 4, 4:30, 5 and 6pm newscasts for Sunbeam’s WSVN in Miami. Most recently, Marza spent more than a year in New York freelancing for ABC News as an overnight anchor and morning correspondent.

Hema Mullur moves to KDVR in Denver as weekend anchor from KFOX in El Paso where she was the evening anchor.

P.J. Javaheri has been promoted to a full-time weathercaster at CNN-I in Atlanta. He joined CNN-I as a weather producer and anchor in June 2010.

Stephanie Coueignoux is looking forward to joining Gannett’s WKYC in Cleveland, as she says goodbye to Central Florida News 13.

Lori Brown jumps 30 markets to join the reporting staff at WFTV in Orlando. Brown leaves WMC in Memphis where she was also a reporter.

Meteorologist Darren Peck is joining Tribune’s KTXL as morning meteorologist in Sacramento. An AMS sealed CBM, Peck was previously the longtime chief meteorologist at KVVU in Las Vegas.

Bethany Crouch has been promoted to weekday morning anchor at KTXL in Sacramento. She will continue as feature and lifestyle reporter for the station.

JiaoJiao Shen joined KSHB in Kansas City in July as a reporter and has just been promoted to weekday morning anchor. All in less than 60 days.

Amy Troy will be joining KOIN in Portland as the 4 p.m. anchor and reporter beginning in March 2012. Troy has been the weekend anchor and reporter at KGW in Portland.

Sarah Arbogast is returning to her hometown of Pittsburgh where she joins WTAE as a reporter. Arbogast most recently was a reporter and anchor at WPMT in York, Pennsylvania.

Robert Santos is promoted to morning weathercaster at McGraw-Hill’s KGTV in San Diego. This is Santos’s second move up at KGTV this year.

Pete Scalia jumps 30 markets to Sinclair’s WSYX in Columbus, OH, where he will be anchoring the morning and midday newscasts. Previously Scalia was the morning anchor for Sinclair’s WKEF in Dayton.

Nick Montes jumps 73 markets to join the Journal flagship WTMJ in Milwaukee as a general assignment reporter. Montes left KTVN in Reno where he was the weekend anchor and reporter.

Sharita Erves is moving up 35 markets to anchor weekend mornings for WITI, the Fox station in Milwaukee. Erves was most recently at WAPT in Jackson, MS.

After a year as weekend anchor, Trish Hartman is excited to become the weeknight anchor for WNEP in the Wilkes-Barre Scranton market.

Lauren Brooks joins KRCR in Chico-Redding as weekday morning weathercaster. Previously she served as a reporter for KOKH in Oklahoma City.

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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