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On the Move, 9/18/14

Mary Stoker Smith adds co-hosting of “Studio A” at 4pm weekdays, while continuing as weekday evening anchor at WITI in Milwaukee.

Trina Orlando moves to WMAQ in Chicago as a reporter, from KDKA in Pittsburgh.

Meteorologist Catherine Bodak moves to WXIX in Cincinnati from WNEM in Saginaw, Michigan.

Shannon Kantner joins CMSD in Cleveland as a Reporter/Multimedia Journalist, from WKYC in Cleveland.

Bridget Shanahan jumps 63 markets joining WTMJ in Milwaukee as noon anchor/reporter, from WPTZ in Plattsburgh, NY

Lauren Langer joins WTVO in Rockford, Illinois, as a reporter. She last worked at WFLD as co-host of a web segment for Good Day Chicago.

Clement Townsend joins the Liberty Flames Sports Network in Lynchburg, Virginia, as anchor/host, from Local 15 TV in Mobile, Alabama.

Journalists in this post are represented by the Law Offices of Joel Weisman, P.C.

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WPTZ Has Double Departure as Meteorologist and Anchor Leave

Screen Shot 2014-08-21 at 11.41.59 PMWPTZ, the NBC affiliate in Plattsburgh, New York, has said farewell to morning meteorologist Hayley LaPointe and reporter/anchor Bridget Shanahan. The station posted a sendoff photo on its Facebook page, noting that LaPointe is staying in the family–moving to Hearst sister station WMUR in Manchester, NH.

Shanahan is headed cross country to be closer to family, and to join another station that has yet to be named.

Both LaPointe and Shanahan had their last day at WPTZ Thursday.

On the Move

  • DJ Lewin has been named Director of Sales for CBS’ South Florida properties, WFOR/CBS4 and WBFS/TV33. Lewin has been the stations’ Local Sales Manager since 2005.
  • Meteorologist Marcy Novak moves to mornings at WAKA in Montgomery, AL.
  • Bridget Shanahan moves to WPTZ in Burlington-Plattsburgh as early evening anchor and reporter.

Marcy and Bridget are represented by Steve Swienckowski of DCA (The David Crane Agency).