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On the Move, 6/25/13

Erika Cervantes joins KMPH in Fresno, where she will be a reporter. She was previously a reporter and fill in anchor at KWQC in Davenport, Iowa.

Meteorologist Jay Polk joins KRDO in Colorado Springs from WALB in Albany.

Bob Schaper joins KEZI in Eugene, Ore., as a morning co-anchor and reporter. Previously, he was the managing editor and anchor at WTVO in Rockford, Ill.

Rebecca Fath, a reporter at News 14 Carolina in Raleigh, is moving to Boca Raton to report, host, write and produce for Office Depot Newsgroup TV.

Journalists in this post are represented by David Brunner of DB & Associates.

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WTVO-WQRF Loses News Director, Managing Editor

The news director and managing editor at WTVO-WQRF in Rockford are both leaving the stations, according to the Rockford Register Star.

News director Kent Harrell, who has worked at WTVO-WQRF since 2007, will sign off from the stations on Friday. Harrell is expected to be named news director at WFRV, the CBS affiliate in Green Bay, next week. The move is a reunion with general manager Joe Denk, who left WTVO-WQRF for WFRV last year.

Bob Schaper (pictured) is also leaving the stations after just three months as evening anchor and managing editor. He is a former print reporter who told the Register-Star that he plans to return to writing full-time. Read more

Anchor Bob Schaper Joins WTVO in Rockford

Bob Schaper has joined WTVO, the ABC-affiliate in Rockford, IL, as anchor and managing editor, according to the Rockford Register Star.

Schaper has previously been a reporter at rival WREX and at the Register Star. He began this week at WTVO, co-anchoring the 5 p.m. newscast with Mimi Murphy.

“Our viewers will notice the investigative edge Bob will bring to our newscasts,” news director Kent Harrell said.