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Alison Morris Leaving WTIC

WTIC evening anchor Alison Morris is leaving the Hartford, CT, FOX affiliate.

She came to WTIC from KDKA in Pittsburgh, PA, in 2010. She has also worked at CNBC Europe as a stock market reporter and producer.

Morris hasn’t said where she is going. She told TVSpy her last day is Friday.

In case you’re wondering, The JLo on the cake is not a famous singer dancer moonlighting in local TV, but a member of the production staff.

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WTNH Gives Rival Anchor Some Face Time

WTIC anchor Alison Morris (center) accidentally pulled doubled duty while anchoring the 11:00 p.m. news for the FOX affiliate in Hartford-New Haven,CT.

Morris popped up in the monitor behind rival ABC affiliate WTNH anchors Darren Kramer and Sonia Baghdady while the pair were tossing to break.

A sharp-eyed viewer caught the gaffe and sent it out on his twitter feed saying, “See the screen behind the anchors on @WTNH‘s 11 PM newscast tonight? Yeah, that’s @FOXCT‘s newscast. Whoops! #tvnews pic.twitter.com/AfI0JNsXwc.”

WTIC To Debut 5PM News Next Week

WTIC, the FOX affiliate for Hartford, CT, will debut a one hour 5:00 p.m. news starting next Monday, January 28.

Currently WTIC’s weekday evening news lineup includes a 4:00, 10:00, and an 11:00 p.m. show.

The new 5:00 p.m. show will be anchored by Alison Morris, Al Terzi, Rich Coppola and Rachel Frank.

The station has a snazzy promo for the added newscast you can watch after the jump. Read more

Hartford’s WTIC Shuffles Anchors As Sarah French Departs for Boston’s WHDH

Former WTIC morning anchor Sarah French (pictured, left) is headed for Boston’s WHDH as weekend anchor, and WTIC is using her departure as an opportunity to shuffle existing talent, The Hartford Courant reported today.

On September 18, Alison Morris — currently weekend evening anchor at the Hartford-New Haven Fox affiliate — will replace Erika Arias on the station’s 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday broadcasts. Morris will co-anchor with Brent Hardin, the current 10 p.m. anchor, for both broadcasts.

Arias, meanwhile, will be setting her alarm a little bit earlier: on September 19, she will replace French as Logan Byrnes‘ co-anchor on the morning show, from 5 a.m. to 9 a.m. Read more