On The Move

Recent Placements from Top Agencies

  

3 KINGS ENTERTAINMENT (“3KE”), a BLUE EQUITY SPORTS TELEVISION (“BEST”) company is pleased to announce the following job placements:

JACK RICO becomes the Host of NBC’s new national “The More You Know” Consumer 101 show premiering on October 6, 2018 which is produced by Litton Entertainment, the preeminent independent producer of award-winning family programming.

MEGAN ALEXANDER signs a new multi-year contract with CBS’s Inside Edition as a Correspondent.

JACQUI HEINRICH joins FOX NEWS CHANNEL as a General Assignment Reporter in New York City from reporter and anchor at WFXT in Boston.

GARY STRIEWSKI becomes an Anchor for ESPN and Host of SportsCenter on SnapChat from co-host of Tribune Broadcasting’s syndicated show “Morning Dose.” 

SHYANN MALONE joins HLN in Atlanta as a freelance Anchor and fill-in Host for "Weekend Express” from weekend anchor/reporter at WPLG in Miami.

KATIE GEORGE becomes the new Sideline Reporter for the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks on FOX Sports Wisconsin from sports reporter and anchor at WDRB in Louisville. 

PAUL FOLGER moves to KSTP in Minneapolis as the new 5, 6 & 10pm Anchor for 5 Eyewitness News from anchor/reporter at KOCO in Oklahoma City.

RENEE NELSON becomes the new 4:30-7am and 12-12:30pm Anchor for FOX O&O KSAZ in Phoenix from KGTV in San Diego.

EMILY VOLZ renews her agreement at WJAR NBC 10 News in Providence as the 5:30 and 7pm Anchor. 

LIZ LEWIN joins WILX in Lansing, Michigan as an Anchor from reporter/anchor at WKBW in Buffalo, NY.

ASHLEY KRAMLICH jumps 83 markets and becomes the Weekend Meteorologist at WBFF FOX in Baltimore from meteorologist at KYTX in Tyler, Texas.

TAYLOR TANNEBAUM jumps 52 markets and becomes the Weekend Sports Anchor/Reporter at WTHR in Indianapolis from sports anchor/reporter at WHNT in Huntsville, Alabama. 

WILL KUNKEL jumps 44 markets and becomes the Sports Director at FOX O&O WJZY in Charlotte from sports anchor/reporter at KWCH in Wichita, Kansas.

RYAN NELSON jumps 42 markets and becomes a Reporter at WJAX-TV in Jacksonville, Florida from reporter at KRGV in Weslaco, Texas.

MIA O’BRIEN jumps 49 markets and becomes a Sports Anchor/Reporter for WTLV/WJXX-TV in Jacksonville, Florida from sports anchor/reporter at KGAN in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. 

Jack, Megan, Jacqui, Gary, Shyann, Katie, Paul, Renee, Emily, Liz, Ashley, Taylor, Will and Ryan are all represented by Matthew Kingsley. Mia is co-represented by Matthew Kingsley and Mike Isenberg.

3 KINGS ENTERTAINMENT (“3KE”), a BLUE EQUITY SPORTS TELEVISION (“BEST”) company. Phone: (713) 248-1210 E: matthew@3kingsentertainment.net W: http://www.3kingsentertainment.net

Napoli Management Group Moves

Mark Albert becomes Chief National Investigative Correspondent for the Hearst Station Group based in Washington DC. Mark is a Murrow Award winning investigative reporter who previously worked at KSTP in Minneapolis and as a freelance correspondent for CBS News.

Chance Seales is promoted to Host, for Newsy, the Scripps national news program based in Washington DC.  Chance has been with Newsy since May of 2017 as a correspondent.

Lorenzo Hall joins WUSA in his hometown of Washington DC as weekend anchor and reporter. He leaves WTIC in Hartford where he was a weekday anchor.

Katie Corrado moves to WPIX in New York as a freelance reporter. She has been a weekend anchor and reporter for the Tribune sister-station WTIC in Hartford.

Kellie Meyer makes a bold move to the US Virgin Islands as a bureau reporter for the Lilly Group. She will be reporting on all of the islands including ongoing recovery efforts in Puerto Rico. 

Cristina Navarrete renews her agreement as a reporter with WNJU, Telemundo for New York City.

Juan Fernandez renews his agreement as an evening anchor for KCBS/KCAL in Los Angeles.

Jasmine Viel renews her agreement as a reporter and fill-in anchor for KCBS/KCAL in Los Angeles.

Marc Cota-Robles renews his agreement as a reporter and fill-in anchor for KABC in Los Angeles.

Ali Warshavsky is promoted to traffic anchor for FIOS 1 in New York City from freelance.

Demetrious Ivory renews his agreement at WGN in Chicago as midday and 4pm meteorologist.

Allie Spillyards is promoted to staff reporter at KXAS in Dallas.  She had been a freelance reporter for the station.

Russ McCaskey renews his agreement as morning anchor at the CBS owned KTVT-TV in Dallas, Russ’s home town.

Drew Wilder joins NBC News Channel in Washington DC as a freelance reporter departing WWBT in Richmond where he has been an anchor and reporter for the last three years.

Larry Seward renews his agreement with KHOU in Houston as a general assignment reporter.

Amanda del Castillo moves home to San Jose to report for KGO San Francisco’s South Bay Bureau. She leaves KMGH in Denver where she has been a general assignment reporter.

Samantha Mohr renews her agreement with WXIA in Atlanta, where she has been a meteorologist since 2015.

Brian Monahan renews his agreement with WSB in Atlanta as weekend meteorologist.

Max Gorden makes a top 20 market leap to join KPHO in Phoenix as an MMJ and reporter. Previously, he was an MMJ for Spectrum in Austin.

Justin Pazera renews his agreement with KNXV in Phoenix, where he has reported and anchored since 2014.

Steve Irvin renews his agreement as primary anchor at KNXV in Phoenix.

Jaime Cerreta renews her agreement as weekend morning anchor at KTVK in Phoenix.

Darren Peck joins KING in Seattle as weeknight meteorologist. He leaves KTXL in Sacramento where he has been morning meteorologist since 2011.

Briona Arradondo joins the team at WTVT in Tampa as a general assignment reporter. She leaves WSMV in Nashville where she also was a general assignment reporter.

Erika Erickson renews her agreement as a reporter with WJBK in Detroit.

Carolina Cardona joins WKMG in Orlando where she will report for their new morning newscast. Previously, she was a reporter for WWSI in Philadelphia.

Kendall Forward joins WOIO in Cleveland as a reporter. Previously, she was an MMJ at One America News Network in Washington DC.

LuAnne Sorrell renews her agreement as primary evening anchor at WOFL in Orlando.

Kai Reed renews her agreement as weekend anchor and reporter with WBAL in Baltimore.

Alexis Del Cid moves to WOAI in San Antonio to become a new morning and noon anchor. She leaves KCTV where she was morning anchor and host of “Good Day Kansas City.”

Scott Light renews his agreement with WBNS in Columbus as weekend anchor.

Timyka Artist renews her agreement with WCPO in Cincinnati as weekend morning anchor.

Brittany Decker is promoted to evening anchor at WYFF in Birmingham. She has been the weekend anchor for the last two years.

Shelly Ribando renews her agreement as primary anchor at KOAT in Albuquerque. 

Leah Jordon joins the expanding Spectrum Louisville team as the new morning anchor. Previously, she was an anchor and reporter at WAFF in Huntsville.

Alan Auglis joins Spectrum based in Louisville as weekend meteorologist. He leaves WSLS in Roanoke where he was a weekend meteorologist.

Ed Drantch renews his agreement with WKBW in Buffalo as morning anchor and investigative reporter.

Lauren Petrelli moves back to her native Florida to take a position as a reporter and MMJ at WFTX in Ft. Myers. She has been an MMJ at WJAC in Johnstown.

Stefano DiPietro renews his agreement as morning meteorologist at WBRE in Wilkes Barre.

Hilary Hunt moves to KARK/KARZ/KJLRT/KASN in Little Rock as weekend anchor. She leaves KAFN in Fayetteville where she has been the 9pm anchor.

Toby Motyka renews his agreement as sports anchor and reporter with WHAM in Rochester.

Daniel Winn joins KWWL in Waterloo as morning anchor. Previously, he was a freelance reporter for KSDK in St. Louis and a morning anchor at KJRH in Tulsa.

Karen Fuller renews her agreement as anchor and reporter at KGAN in Cedar Rapids.

These journalists are represented by Mendes Napoli, Laurie Jacoby, David Ahrendts, Jean Sage, Sue McInerney, Liz Sherwin, Al Corral, and Mike Bothwell of Napoli Management Group.

You can reach Napoli Management Group by calling 310.385.8222 or by email to nmg@tvtalent.com. 


The NWT Group would like to congratulate the following journalists:
 

Janessa Webb moves to NBC News in New York City as a meteorologist from meteorologist at WEWS in Cleveland.  

Sasha Jones joins the Investigative Team at WTVJ, the NBC O & O in Miami as a Consumer Investigative Reporter from WMC in Memphis, where she was an Investigative Reporter.  

Kerry Charles is the new weekend anchor at WAGA-TV, the Fox O & O, in Atlanta. He previously was a morning anchor at WGHP in High Point, North Carolina. 

Denise Isaac moves to the NBC O & O in Boston as a Meteorologist from WXYZ in Detroit where she was the Weekend Morning Meteorologist. 

Sarah Blake Morgan moves to National Correspondent for Facebook Watch from MMJ at WBTV in Charlotte.  

Ashley Kirklen jumps up 85 markets to WLWT in Cincinnati as Anchor/Reporter from WGXA in Macon, GA where she served as an Anchor/Reporter.  

Madison Carter makes a 130 market jump to WKBW in Buffalo as an Anchor/Reporter. She leaves WVIR in Charlottesville, VA where she was a Reporter.  

Tracy Clemons is the new Morning Anchor at WGHP in High Point, NC. He moves there from Houston where he recently worked for the Houston School District. 

Angelina Armendariz joins Univision 23 in Dallas as an MMJ from Telemundo 40 in McAllen.  

Chris Holmstrom to KCBS/KCAL in Los Angeles as Freelance Reporter from weekend Anchor/Reporter at KION in Portland, OR.  

Alex Lehnert is now a Meteorologist/Reporter at KMSP, the Fox O & O, in Minneapolis. Alex moves from KMPH in Fresno where she was a Weekend Meteorologist/Reporter.  

Jim Spiewak joins KUTV in Salt Lake city as an early evening Anchor and Investigative Reporter. He moves from WHBQ as a midday Anchor and Investigative Reporter. 

Nicole Comstock has joined KCBS/KCAL, Los Angeles as a freelance reporter from KTXL in Sacramento. 

Wes Callison is the new Chief Meteorologist at Spectrum In Louisville. He moves from KOLD in Tucson where he was the Morning Meteorologist.  

Vicki Graf returns to her hometown of Boston to WFXT as a Meteorologist. She moves there from WSOC in Charlotte where she was a Weekend Morning Meteorologist.  

Zak Dahlheimer makes a 121 market jump to Reporter at WNCN in Raleigh. He leaves KESQ in Palm Springs where he was the Weekend Anchor. 

Taylor Kinzler is the new Co-Host of CT Live at WVIT-TV, the NBC O & O, in Hartford. Taylor moves from Anchor/Reporter at WABI in Bangor, Maine.  

Ana Rivera joins WTVD in Raleigh as a morning Reporter from MMJ at KHAS in Louisville.  

Yona Gavino signs a new agreement as reporter at KTVT, the CBS O&O in Dallas.  

Seema Iyer moves to WSYX in Columbus Ohio where she is an anchor/reporter. Seema is a practicing attorney, and moves from New York City.  

Alexa Liako moves up 56 markets to MMJ at WAGA in Atlanta from MMJ at KGUN in Tucson.  

Michael Estime signs a new contract as meteorologist at WKYC in Cleveland.  

Andrew Kinsey was promoted to the Main Anchor job at WTOL. He moves to the spot from the Morning Anchor position.  

Vivian Kwarm is the Evening Anchor at WHOI in Peoria, IL.  She left Oak Hill, WV where she was the Morning Anchor at WOAY.  

Lara Greenberg moves to Reporter at WOFL in Orlando from WHP in Harrisburg, PA where she was an Anchor/Reporter.  

Meagan O’Halloran renews her contract as a morning anchor/investigative reporter at KDVR in Denver.  

Lindsay Tuman jumps 64 markets to reporter at WGHP in High Point, NC from anchor/reporter at WRDW in Augusta, GA.  

Mike Manzoni moved to NBC10 Boston, the NBC O & O, as a freelance reporter. He was previously a reporter at WFTV in Orlando.  

Paul Cicchini signs as primary anchor at WCIA in Champaign, IL from anchor at WMBD in Peoria, IL.  

Michal Higdon is promoted to weekday morning Alert Desk Anchor/fill-in News Anchor from weekend morning Anchor/weekday MMJ at WCSC in Charleston, SC.  

Breana Pitts renewed her current agreement with WBZ in Boston as the morning traffic anchor and reporter. 

Natasha Geigel renews her agreement at KRIV in Houston as a Reporter.  

Nicole Grigg signs a new agreement as MMJ at WFTS in Tampa.  

Craig Thomas renewed his contract as anchor/investigative reporter at KOLD in Tucson.  

Andrew Capasso renews at KOLD as a morning anchor.  

Greg Fundberburg enters into a new agreement as the morning/noon anchor at WTVC in Chattanooga.  

Janice Yu renews as the nighstide reporter/alert desk anchor at KOLD in Tucson.   

All of these journalists are represented by The NWT Group. For more information, please visit www.wntgroup.com or contact us at 817-987-3600.
 

OTA Talent is proud to announce the following client placements:

Charly Edsitty jumps to the top 10 at KTRK in Houston, TX as a reporter/MMJ.  She makes the move from KPNX in Phoenix, AZ.  

Kim Powell jumps 45 markets to join KPHO/KTVK in Phoenix, AZ as a general assignment reporter.  Kim moves from WINK in Fort Myers, FL, where she was a reporter and fill-in anchor.  

Roxie Bustamante makes the move to KENS in San Antonio, TX as a multi-skilled journalist after working at WRIC in Richmond, VA as an MMJ. 

Steven Sarabia jumps 45 markets to join KTBC in Austin, TX as a general assignment reporter and fill-in weather anchor.  He moves from KRGV in Weslaco, TX, where he was a reporter/MMJ and weekend weather forecaster.  

Mecca Rayne signs a new Agreement as a weekend anchor/reporter at KOCO in Oklahoma City, OK.  

Paul Dudley jumps 74 markets to join WWL in New Orleans, LA as a weekend morning anchor/MSJ.  He moves from KION in Salinas, CA, where he was a weekend evening anchor/reporter.  

OTA Talent is proud to promote Kimberly Price to Vice President of Talent.  Kimberly has been instrumental in the strategic career growth of OTA Talent clients.

OTA Talent welcomes Lindsay Radford as an agent.  Lindsay was most recently news director at KMGH in Denver, CO, and the longest-serving news director in the history of KSTP in Minneapolis, MN.

Jeff Marcu, Kimberly Price and Lindsay Radford at OTA Talent represent these clients.  OTA Talent is currently recruiting marketable and unique talent and agents at www.otatalent.com or submissions@otatalent.com.



The Napoli Management Group would like to congratulate the following:

Adrian Arambulo is promoted to weekday morning anchor at KNBC in Los Angeles. Adrian has been at the station for five years, co-anchoring the station’s weekend newscasts.
Jacki Jing leaves morning television for a terrific opportunity as a host and producer for IGN, one of the largest gaming and entertainment company in Los Angeles. Previously, she was a morning anchor at WGNO in New Orleans.
Bianca Facchinei joins the Scripps national news network Newsy as their Washington DC political reporter. Previously, she was a reporter with RealVision.com in New York City.
Congratulations to Ted Scouten as he renews his agreement with WFOR in Miami as a general assignment reporter. This marks his twentieth year with CBS in Miami.
Lisa Chavarria is promoted to general assignment reporter for WMAQ in Chicago. She had been a freelance reporter with the station since June of 2017.
Matt Petrillo returns to his hometown of Philadelphia and joins KYW as a freelance reporter. He leaves WKMG in Orlando where he was a reporter.
Victoria DeFrancesco Soto renews her agreement with MSNBC as a contributor.
Kim Smith joins KRON in San Francisco as a sports reporter and anchor. Prior to this, she was with WXIA in Atlanta as a sports anchor and reporter.
Claire Anderson joins KIRO in Seattle as weekend meteorologist. Previously, she was a meteorologist with KOIN in Portland.
Dina Kupfer joins the staff of KOVR/KMAX in Sacramento as an anchor and reporter. Dina has been freelancing for the duopoly for the last several months. Previously, she had been an anchor and reporter at KXTV in Sacramento.
Jeevan Vittal joins Spectrum News in Washington DC as a Washington-based correspondent. He was previously chief political reporter at WTIC in Hartford.
Steve Campion renews his agreement with KTRK in Houston as an MMJ.
Liam Martin renews his agreement with WBZ in Boston as weekday anchor.
Jeff Saperstone renews his agreement with WBTS in Boston as weekend morning anchor and reporter.
Brandon Gunnoe renews his agreement as a general assignment reporter at WHDH in Boston.
Patrick Quinn is promoted to staff general assignment reporter KOMO Seattle from freelance reporter.
Jenn McGraw renews her agreement with KOVR/KMAX in Sacramento as a reporter.
Rico Bush joins KSDK in his hometown of St. Louis, Missouri as a multi-skilled journalist and reporter. He leaves WAVY in Norfolk where he was a morning reporter.
Alex Apple moves to Nashville and joins WZTV, as a reporter.  Alex started out as a political reporter and fill-in anchor for WCAX in Burlington, Vermont.
Brittany Weiner joins WSMV in Nashville as a reporter. She leaves WBBH/WZVN in Ft. Myers where she was an anchor and reporter.
Congratulations to Erin Guy as she renews her agreement with WPBF in West Palm Beach as morning anchor, but more importantly, as she became a new mom.   
Brandon Ortega becomes the new sportscaster at KOB, in Albuquerque. He previously was a weekend sports anchor and reporter at KRGV in Harlingen, Texas.
Courtney Cole joins WJAX in Jacksonville as a general assignment reporter. Previously, she was an MMJ and fill-in anchor at WSAV in Savannah.
Colton Shone renews his agreement with KOB in Albuquerque as morning anchor and reporter.
Laura Geller renews her agreement with WVEC in Norfolk as an investigative reporter.
Shannon Hori Cogan renews her agreement as primary anchor with WAVE in Louisville.
Luke Jones renews his agreement as reporter with WREG in Memphis.
Craig Gold renews his agreement as weekend morning and weekday noon meteorologist at WRGB in Albany.
Michael Colaianni joins KOLD in Tucson as their first digital reporter. He leaves KEYT in Santa Barbara where he was a reporter.
Ben Senger renews his agreement as primary anchor with WSAV in Savannah.
Chad Evans moves to WLFI in Lafayette, Indiana as the chief meteorologist. He leaves WEVV in Evansville where he also has been the chief meteorologist.
These journalists are represented by Mendes Napoli, Laurie Jacoby, David Ahrendts, Jean Sage, Sue McInerney, Liz Sherwin, Al Corral, and Mike Bothwell of Napoli Management Group.

You can reach Napoli Management Group by calling 310.385.8222 or by email to nmg@tvtalent.com.

The NWT Group would like to congratulate the following:
Camila Bernal joins CNN Newsource as a bilingual national correspondent. In this role, Camila will be delivering live English and Spanish language reports and digital content for CNN affiliates and will be based in Washington, D.C. Camila makes the move from KRON in San Francisco. 
Seema Iyer joins The NWT Group and continues her roles as fill-in anchor at HLN, and as a contributor for CNN and MSNBC. Seema is also a practicing attorney.  
Chris Holmstrom is joining the team at KCBS/KCAL in Los Angeles as a Freelance Reporter.  He is leaving KOIN in Portland, where he was the Weekend Evening Anchor/Reporter.   
Michelle Kingston jumps 56 markets to join KRON in San Francisco as a Reporter/MMJ from a Reporter at WINK in Fort Myers.  
Kerry Kavanaugh has been promoted to the 4pm anchor at WFTX in her hometown of Boston from a Weekend Anchor. She will also continue her duties as an Investigative Reporter.   
Brittany Jeffers joins KPRC in Houston as a Reporter from KTVT Dallas where she was Reporter/Fill-in Anchor.  
Amy Yensi joins NY1 in New York City as a Reporter/MMJ from reporter at WJZ in Baltimore.  
Spencer Blake joins KPHO in Phoenix as Weekend Anchor from Reporter/MMJ at KRON in San Francisco.  
Meteorologist Rick Mitchell has been promoted to Chief Meteorologist at the NBC O&O KXAS in Dallas. Rick joined the station in 2012 and previously served as the Chief Meteorologist at KOCO in Oklahoma City.  
Chris Lovingood joins WTAE in Pittsburgh as a Weekend Morning Anchor. He jumps 32 markets from WBBH Fort Myers where he was a Reporter/Fill-in Anchor.  
Trent Kelly jumps 40 markets and moves across the Sunshine State to WPLG in Miami as a Reporter from WBBH-Fort Myers where he was an Anchor/Reporter. 
Mike Cugno is the new full time Weekend Sports Anchor at WFOR, the CBS O&O in Miami. This is a promotion from his part-time position at the station.  
Erin Jones joins the CBS O&O in Dallas as a Freelance Reporter from MMJ/Reporter at KVUE in Austin.  
Heather Gustafson jumps 110 markets to WOFL Orlando as a Reporter/Fill-in Anchor from KIII in Corpus Christi where she was a Reporter. 
Brandi Cummings joins KCRA in Sacramento as a reporter from WAVY in Norfolk where she was an Anchor/Reporter.   
Felicia Bolton joins WNCN in Raleigh as a Morning Anchor and Investigative Reporter from Morning Anchor at WMC in Memphis.   
CB Cotton jumps 73 markets as she heads to WKRN in Nashville from WITN in Greenville as an MMJ. 
Kathleen Serie makes a big jump as she heads to Nashville as an MMJ at WKRN from MMJ at KWTX in Waco.  
Natalie Rubino enters into a new agreement at WGCL in Atlanta as an MMJ/Fill-in Anchor.  
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