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On the Move, 9/19/13

Angela Hill, who signed off from WWL earlier this year after 35 years with the New Orleans CBS affiliate, is joining WWL Radio.

Hannah Horne has been named director of public policy and small business at the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce. She was previously an anchor at WIS in Columbia, S.C.

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Local Personalities to Guest Host ‘The Talk’

Personalities from local CBS stations will fill in as guest-hosts on “The Talk,” CBS’ daytime talk show, next week.

Angela Hill of WWL in New Orleans will fill in Monday. Kathy Orr of KYW in Philadelphia will appear Tuesday, Adrienne Bankert of KTVT in Dallas will be on Wednesday, Carolina Bermudez of WCBS-WLNY in New York City will be on Thursday and Pat Harvey of KCBS in Los Angeles will round out the week on Friday.

Sharon Osbourne is off Monday – Thursday next week.

Angela Hill to Retire After 38 Years at WWL

Angela Hill has announced she will retire from anchoring daily newscasts after 38 years at WWL, the CBS affiliate in New Orleans.

Hill and WWL president and general manager Tod Smith announced the news at a staff meeting Wednesday. Hill will anchor her last newscast on April 4 and will remain with WWL to produce documentaries and other special projects after she steps down from the news desk.

“Angela has been such an important and beloved part of our lives for so long, it will be emotional for all of us to watch her sign off from the anchor desk,” Smith said in a statement. “But the station is thrilled to be able to give her the time and resources to embark on this new chapter of her amazing career to do what she does best – tell people’s stories.”

“This city and this station have given me so much over the past 38 years, which is part of the reason I have tried to give back in many different ways,” Hill said. “I treasure the opportunities I have had and look forward to even more still to come.”

New Orleans’ WWL to Air Half-Hour Special Honoring Nash Roberts

WWL will air a half-hour special on Tuesday evening honoring the station’s former meteorologist Nash Roberts, who died over the weekend at the age of 92.

Roberts spent over 50 years working as a TV weathercaster in New Orleans, becoming a legendary figure in the city for his ability to calmly and accurately predict the forecast in times of extreme weather.

He spent the last 23 years of his career with WWL and the CBS-affiliate will look back on his career with interviews that current and former WWL anchors conducted with the decorated meteorologist.  Angela Hill will anchor the program, titled “Remembering Nash Roberts.”

It airs Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.