On the Move: March 4

By Stephanie Tsoflias Siegel 

Seema Iyer named anchor at the new Court TV, leaving WSYX in Columbus as an Investigative Reporter. Seema is a practicing attorney specializing in criminal and constitutional law.

Janessa Webb makes her NBC Early Today Show debut, as well as her MSNBC debut as a meteorologist.

Crystal Egger named contributor for California Live, the NBC show airing daily on KNBC in Los Angeles, KNSD in San Diego and KNTV in San Francisco. This is a return to the NBC O&O group, as she previously had served as a meteorologist at KNBC. Crystal also serves as the creator and content producer for the A Sunny Space website.


Cory Smith moves within the NBC O&O group and joins the team at WRC in Washington as anchor/reporter, from weekend anchor at KXAS in Dallas.

Aaron Nolan has been announced as the anchor for Nexstar’s web-based show NewsFeed Now with Aaron Nolan which streams on numerous Nexstar websites across the country. He also continues as KARK morning anchor.

Ryan O’Donnell moves to his home state of California and up 53 markets to anchor at KRON in San Francisco from sister station WATE in Knoxville where he was an anchor. Ryan is part of the new KRONon local news and streaming video subscription service for mobile, desktop, tablet and OTT platforms.

George Solis moves into a top 5 market to ABC O&O WPVI in Philadelphia as a reporter from WJZ in Baltimore as a reporter.

Katie Katro jumps 28 markets to the top 5 to ABC O&O WPVI in Philadelphia as a teporter from Reporter at WTIC in Hartford.

Nia Hamn moves up 22 markets to the NBC O&O in Boston as a reporter from WTIC in Hartford as a reporter.

Justin Lum joins the FOX O&O KSAZ in Phoenix as a reporter from the same position at KSEE in Fresno.

Jennifer Martinez jumps 54 markets to KSAZ, the Fox O&O in Phoenix as a reporter, from reporter KGUN in Tucson.

Noelle Bellow is moving up 81 markets to KRON in San Francisco as a reporter/MMJ from KBTX in Bryan, Texas where she was a morning anchor.

Sharon Chen is now an early evening Anchor at WOWT in Omaha, leaving KSWB in San Diego as a Reporter/Fill-in Anchor.

Emily Burris joins the team at KOIN in Portland, OR as an Anchor/Reporter. She leaves her morning Anchor position at WZVN in Fort Myers.

Cole Heath is a Reporter at the FOX O&O, KMSP, in Minneapolis from weekend morning Anchor at WJAX in Jacksonville.

Jason Dumas moves across the country to KRON in San Francisco as a Sports Reporter/Anchor from Sports Director at WHAG in Hagerstown, MD.

Marlei Martinez moves within the Hearst group, joining KCRA in Sacramento as a reporter from WVTM in Birmingham where she was a reporter.

Bill Young jumps 54 markets to become the new morning anchor at WNCN in Raleigh from morning anchor at WAAY-TV in Huntsville.

Erin Christiansen moves up 28 markets to chief meteorologist at WPEC in West Palm Beach from the chief meteorologist job at KGUN in Tucson, Ariz.

Brittni Thomason jumps 56 markets to KPHO in Phoenix as a reporter from the same position at KWCH in Wichita.

Ty Russell named Reporter at WFOR in Miami from reporter at WFTV in Orlando.

Rob Collins has been promoted to lead the Sports Department at WDAF in Kansas City from weekend anchor at the same station.

Mike Manzoni moves to the NBC O&O in Boston as a freelance reporter from WFTV in Orlando where he was a reporter.

Walter Morris renews at WSVN in Miami as a nightside reporter.

Ashley Zilka heads to KSTP in Minneapolis from WCPO in Cincinnati as a reporter.

Charlene Cristobal jumps 80 markets to an anchor/reporter position at WXIN in Indianapolis from anchor/reporter at WCTV in Tallahassee.

Danielle Avitable named weekend anchor at WCMH in Columbus from WFOX in Jacksonville.

Nathan O’Neal moves to investigative reporter at KOB in Albuquerque from reporter at KSNV Las Vegas.

Seena Sleem makes an 87 market leap to WTVF in Nashville as a reporter from weekday reporter/anchor at WGGB/WSHM in Springfield, Mass..

John Hansen jumps 57 markets from anchor at KLBK in Lubbock to primary anchor at WICS in Springfield, Ill.

Nia Harden is heading home to WRAL in Raleigh as a reporter from Reporter/fill-in Anchor at WXYZ in Detroit.

Brandi Cummings is named weekend anchor at KCRA in Sacramento from anchor at WAVY in Norfolk.

Tara Morgan renews as an investigative reporter at WSYX in Columbus.

Courtney Friedman is promoted to weekend evening anchor from reporter at KSAT in San Antonio.

Isabel Rosales enters into a new agreement at WFST in Tampa as a reporter and fill-in anchor.

Ashley Ketz renews as a primary anchor at KARK in Little Rock.

Lauren Moss moves to WNDU in South Bend, Ind. as a primary anchor from weekend anchor/MMJ at KWWL in Waterloo, Iowa.

Courtney Johns heads up the road to KMTV in Omaha as morning anchor from KOLN in Lincoln, Neb.

Hollani Davis renews as the morning anchor at WFLX in West Palm Beach. She continues her duties as morning traffic and midday anchor on the sister station WPTV.

Troy Washington signs a new agreement as a reporter at WREG in Memphis.

Allison Mechanic renews her agreement as a reporter with WTKR.

Alan Cohn moves to WOIO in Cleveland as lead reporter from anchor/reporter WWSB in Sarasota.

Derek Dellinger jumps 15 markets to report at FOX O&O WJZY in Charlotte from anchor/reporter at WHNS in Greenville.

Adam Aaro renews as primary anchor at WKEF in Dayton.

Danielle Lama signs a new contract at WOFL, the Fox O&O in Orlando as a reporter.