On the Move, 9/30/2014

By Kevin Eck 

Sheinelle Jones joins NC as news anchor for Weekend Today. Sheinelle recently left WTXF in Philadelphia.

AJ Ross joins WABC in New York as an MMJ.  She leaves WKYC in Cleveland where she was a general assignment reporter

Whit Johnson is promoted to anchor the weekday morning news for KNBC in Los Angeles.  Whit has been the noon anchor and reporter for the station for the past two years.


Chris Cristi joins KNBC/Angel City Air in Los Angeles as an evening helicopter reporter.  Most recently, Chris was a freelance helicopter reporter for KCB-KCAL in Los Angeles.

Stephanie Stanton joins KTTV in Los Angeles as a freelance reporter.  Previously she was a freelance reporter for NBC News Channel.

Keith Russell has been named sports anchor for WTXF in Philadelphia.

Paul Mueller returns to WBIN New England as the primary anchor for New Hampshire One.  Previously he was a reporter for Bay News 9 in Tampa.

Ama Daetz has been promoted to evening anchor at KGO in San Francisco.  Previously, she was the weekend anchor.

Brian Monahan joins COX owned WSB in Atlanta as weekend meteorologist.  He leaves KIRO in Seattle where he was morning meteorologist.

Kaitlin McCulley joins KTRK in Houston as an MMJ.  She leaves WIAT in Birmingham where she also was an MMJ.

Justin Pazera joins KNXV in Phoenix as a reporter for “The Now.”  Justin was the weekend anchor and reporter for KMTV in Omaha.

Krystle Henderson moves to weekend weathercaster at KPNX in Phoenix.  She joined the station a year ago as the Flagstaff bureau reporter and fill-in weathercaster.

Matt Brickman is promoted to weekday morning weathercaster for WCCO in Minneapolis from weekend morning weathercaster

Hatzel Vela joins WPLG as a reporter. Previously he was an MMJ for WJLA in Washington, DC.

Michael Seiden joins WPLG in Miami as a reporter.  Previously he was a reporter for KOCO in Oklahoma City.

Ann Keil has moved to Orlando to be a general assignment and investigative reporter for WOFL.  Previously she was a reporter for WXIN in Indianapolis.

Homa Bash becomes an MMJ for “The Now” at WEWS in Cleveland.  Homa has just completed her Master’s Degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.

Alyssa Corfont moves to weekday morning meteorologist at WNCN in Raleigh from the weekend meteorologist.  Alyssa joined WNCN in December of 2013.

Maria Arcega-Dunn joins Tribune’s KSWB in San Diego as a reporter.  She leaves KGTV in San Diego where she also had been a reporter.

Mark Zinni returns to New England to join the WFSB team as weekday anchor. He leaves WJW in Cleveland where he has been weekend morning anchor and reporter.

Justin Wilfon is promoted within Scripps to be the new anchor for the “The Now” ay KSHB in Kansas City from KJRH in Tulsa.

Stephanie Grady moves to WITI in Milwaukee as the weeknight evening anchor.  She leaves WTEN-WXXA in Albany where she has been the morning anchor.

Jorge Torres is promoted to Chief Meteorologist with KOB in Albuquerque, where he has been the weekend meteorologist for the past year.

Victoria Carmen moves to weekday sports anchor at WZVN in Fort Myers.  She leaves WNWO in Toledo where she has been the weekend sports anchor.

Scott Evans jumps over 40 markets as he becomes weekday morning anchor at KWCH in Wichita.  Scott was the weekend morning anchor and reporter for KTVB in Boise.

Amanda Starrantino joins KSBY in San Luis Obispo as a freelance reporter.  A California native, Amanda was last a reporter for WBND in South Bend.

These journalists are represented by Napoli Management Group.

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