On the Move, 9/28/11

By Andrew Gauthier 

Kristen Drew joins KXTV in Sacramento as a reporter from WLKY in Louisville.

Frank Holland joins WGN in Chicago as an anchor-reporter from WDIV in Detroit.

Joel Brown joins WTVD in Durham, NC as an anchor-reporter from correspondent at CBS Newspath in Washington, D.C.

Ray Villeda will be joining KXAS in Dallas as a reporter from WFSB in Hartford, CT.

Shiba Russell is promoted to co-anchor for WNBC’s new 5 p.m. newscast from weekend anchor.  Shiba joined WNBC in February from WCVB in Boston.

Tom Llamas is promoted to co-anchor for WNBC’s new 5 p.m. newscast from general assignment reporter.  In addition to his duties at WNBC, Tom has also been named as a contributing NBC News correspondent.

Kate Bilo is promoted to weekday evening 5 and 6 p.m. meteorologist from weekday mornings at KYW in Philadelphia.

Lori Wilson named co-anchor of the new 11 a.m. newscast at WCAU in Philadelphia. She will continue as the weekday morning anchor-reporter.

Jennifer Reyna is promoted to weekday morning 4:30 a.m. and mid-day anchor-reporter at KPRC in Houston.

Rob Carlmark is promoted to weekend evening meteorologist at KPNX in Phoenix.

Randy Meier joins KMSP as weeknight evening anchor and lead anchor of the station’s 10 p.m. newscast.

Robert Kovacik has been promoted to weekend prime anchor at KNBC.

Jennifer Kim is promoted to weekday morning traffic anchor at KOMO in Seattle from freelance reporter.

Mark Wright joins KING in Seattle as weekday morning co-anchor from KCPQ in Seattle.

Amy Andrews has joined WJBK in Detroit as an early morning anchor from WNEM in Flint, MI.

Frances Rivera named co-host of WPIX’s morning show.  Rivera comes to New York after serving as a primary anchor at WHDH in Boston.

Kate Wentzel joins WTSP in Tampa as the weekend evening meteorologist.  Wentzel was previously a meteorologist at WPBF in West Palm Beach.

The journalists mentioned in this post are represented by Richard Leibner, Carole Cooper, Rick Ramage, Steve Sadicario, Adam Leibner, Peter Goldberg and Jennifer Campanile at N.S. Bienstock.

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