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WISH Expands Sister Station’s 10PM

WISH_logoIndianapolis CBS affiliate WISH has announced it’s adding to the 10:00 p.m. newscast it produces for sister station WNDY.

Beginning tonight, the show will run from 10:00 to 11:00 p.m. on the MyNetwork affiliate.

“We’re providing expanded coverage and more content at a time desired by Central Indiana viewers,” Steve Bray, WISH-TV news director said in a statement.

The 10:00 p.m. news is anchored by Eric Halvorson, Brooke Martin, meteorologist Robb Ellis and sports director Anthony Calhoun.

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Indianapolis Station Makes Two Anchor Moves

martin_wilsonWISH has announced starting tomorrow, Lori Wilson (pictured right) will co-anchor the Indianapolis CBS affiliate’s 6:00 and 11:00 p.m. news and Brooke Martin (pictured left) will co-anchor the 5:30 and 10:00 p.m. newscasts.

Wilson replaces the retiring Debby Knox. She currently anchors the stations 5:00 p.m. news and reports live for the 10:00 and 11:00 pm. shows. Martin currently anchors the weekend news and also reports for the weekday 10:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. news.

“I’m thrilled and humbled to receive this incredible opportunity,” Wilson said in a statement. “WISH-TV has a long history of excellence in news reporting and weather coverage.  I am honored and look forward to continuing that tradition Central Indiana viewers have come to expect from 24 Hour News 8.” Read more

On the Move, 11/12/12

Gio Benitez moves to ABC News as a network correspondent. For the past three years, he has been a reporter at WFOR in Miami.

Latoya Silmon returns to her hometown of Dallas to report for KDFW. She was previously an anchor and reporter at KTUL in Tulsa.

Meteorologist Remeisha Shade was promoted to weekend evening meteorologist at KXAS in Dallas. Read more

KSN Settles on New 10 p.m. Newscast Team

Witchita’s KSN has been searching for a solution to boost ratings on its 10 p.m. newscast since February, when the NBC affiliate announced the replacement of its veteran anchor team.

Last night, KSN shifted Brooke Martin, J.D. Rudd, and Jamison Coyle — currently the station’s weekend anchor team — to the 10 p.m. broadcast, officially replacing veteran anchors Stephanie Bergmann, John Snyder, and Dave Freeman.

According to Carrie Rengers of The Witchita Eagle, KSN’s interim director of marketing Darrin Fullerton said his station’s staff is very versatile, allowing him to “continue to take advantage of the talent we have in house.” Fullerton said other changes in the direction of the newscast are also in the pipeline for the 10 p.m. hour.

Bergmann, Snyder, and Freeman will still anchor the 6 p.m. newscast on KSN. Aileen Simborio and meteorologist Mark Bogner will take over the weekend anchor spots.