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KTTV Hires Two New Reporters

Get ready for two brand new faces on KTTV Fox 11.

Our friends at TV Spy noted Monday the network has hired reporters Araksya Karapetyan (pictured) and James Koh:

Karapetyan joins the station on March 13 as a general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor for the 5 and 10 p.m. newscasts on KTTV and the 11 p.m. newscast on KCOP, the MyNetworkTV-affiliate. For the past three years, Karapetyan has been a reporter and anchor at KOIN, the CBS-affiliate in Portland.

Koh joins KTTV on March 14. He will also be a general assignment reporter, with a focus on sports and breaking news, for the 5 and 10 p.m. newscasts on KTTV and the 11 p.m. newscast on KCOP. John joins the station from KSWB, the Fox-affiliate in San Diego, where he was a multimedia journalist.

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KTTV Launching Dating Site…Strange But True

foxlogo.jpgKTTV will launch a new online dating service that plays off the name of one it’s flagship L.A. shows, “GoodDateLA.”

The site, if you’re conservative enough to apply started accepting profiles on Wednesday and prospective dates are expected in mid-January.

We here at FBLA assume that it might be one way to find the right one, but if “GoodDateLA” is anything like its originating show “Good Day L.A.,” then all we can say is good luck.

Press release is below:

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Breaking: Carlos Amezcua Is In, John Beard Is Out at KTTV

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Courtesy of Mike Schneider at Franklin Ave. (and Variety):

Longtime KTLA Morning Show host Carlos Amezcua has hopped to rival KTTV, where he’ll co-anchor the Fox-owned station’s 10 p.m. newscast beginning Oct. 1.

Out in the anchor shuffle is longtime KTTV anchor John Beard, whose contract was set to expire. The 14-year KTTV vet — who before that had a long run at KNBC — will appear on Fox 11 for the last time on Sept. 28.