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Indra Petersons Leaving CNN; Weather Operations Return to Atlanta

IndraPetersonsAs part of the workforce reduction at CNN, New York-based meteorologist Indra Petersons will be leaving the network, TVNewser has learned. All shows will now rely on CNN Weather in Atlanta, led by meteorologists Chad Myers and Jennifer Gray.

Petersons joined CNN last year, working primarily on “New Day.” Before CNN, Petersons was a meteorolgist at KABC in Los Angeles.

In all, CNN reduced staffing by 300 people, or about 8%.  Some open positions weren’t filled, about 130 longtime staffers took a voluntary buyout and the remainder are the result of layoffs which began last week.

Petersons will remain on the air for a while longer before signing off.

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CNN Adds Meteorologist Jennifer Gray, Promotes Nick Valencia to Reporter

jennifer gray cnnJennifer Gray has joined CNN as an Atlanta-based meteorologist, CNN/U.S. vice president of newsgathering Terence Burke announced today. Gray comes to the network from WTVJ, the NBC owned station in Miami.

“Jennifer brings a versatile skill set as a meteorologist,” Burke said in a statement. “She will be a great addition for CNN with her experience in production, multimedia and reporting in the field.”

CNN has also announced a promotion for Nick Valencia, who has been with the network since 2006, most recently as a news editor on the national content center desk. In his new role, Valencia will be a reporter and producer.

“Nick brings a passion for communicating stories across all mediums. We are happy to promote him to his new role, and integrate his journalism across all of our platforms,” Burke said.

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