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Amara Walker joins CNNI as an anchor and a reporter. Previously, she worked at WFLD in Chicago.
Arnold Diaz joins WPIX in New York City from rival WNYW.
Liz Dahlem joins WNYW as a general assignment reporter. Previously, she worked at WVIT in Hartford-New Haven.
Walker signed off from WFLD, the Fox-owned station in Chicago, in December. During her year and a half there, she anchored the weekend evening newscasts and reported during the week. Before that, she worked at WTVJ, the NBC-owned station in Miami.
Walker left WFLD to move to Atlanta for her husband’s job. She has been working for CNNI and CNN U.S. on a freelance basis for the past several months.
The Chicago Tribune reports Walker is following her husband who is moving out of town for a new job.
WFLD, the Fox O&O in Chicago, is making changes to its weekday and weekend newscasts.
General assignment reporter Darlene Hill (pictured) also gets a promotion at WFLD. Beginning October 7, Hill joins Mike Flannery as co-host of “Fox Chicago Sunday.” Dane Placko will step away from the political affairs program to expand his investigative reporting and contribute to the weekday newscasts.
“Darlene’s years of experience reporting from Chicago neighborhoods, courthouses, and institutions give her a wealth of knowledge that complement Mike’s political expertise,” news director Phyllis Schwartz told TVSpy in a statement. Read more