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Amanda Grace has been promoted to anchor of WHDH’s weeknight 4, 4:30, and 5 p.m. newscasts. Grace joined the Sunbeam-owned station in 2008 as a general assignment reporter.
Chris Flanagan heads to Cleveland to anchor WEWS’s 11 p.m. weeknight newscasts. Flanagan joins WEWS from WFAA in Dallas, where he worked as a morning anchor.
Alicia Roberts joins Cleveland’s WEWS as the morning traffic anchor and MMJ. Roberts spent five years in a similar capacity at WFLA in Tampa.
An extensive search is underway to fill the open anchor seats at Boston’s WHDH, according to The Boston Globe. The station is testing out in-house talent to fill anchor positions vacated by Frances Rivera, who was the late evening anchor, and Matt Lorch, who was the early evening anchor at the Sunbeam-owned NBC affiliate.
The station has been heavily rotating its normal anchor lineup, switching Anne Allred (left), Amanda Grace, Adam Williams and Sorboni Banerjee between weekday and weekend mornings and evenings to test the talent in a variety of different positions.
“We feel like we have a lot of good options both internally and externally,” WHDH VP-GM Chris Wayland told The Globe. He said the station is looking at a variety of factors, including viewer feedback, focus group data and on-air chemistry with Kim Khazei, who currently anchors the evening broadcast.
Veteran meteorologist Byron Miranda joins KNBC as a weekend weathercaster. Miranda comes to LA from San Diego’s KGTV, where he had served as chief meteorologist.
Amanda Grace has been promoted to co-anchor of WHDH’s weekday morning newscast. Grace, who has been with the Boston NBC-affiliate since 2008, had been anchoring weekends.
Meteorologist Greg Majewski becomes a freelance meteorologist at WDRB in Louisville, KY. Majewski previously worked at Atlanta’s WGCL.
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