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On the Move, 7/30/13

Rosa Flores joins CNN as a correspondent and substitute anchor based in New York. She joins the network from WBRZ in Baton Rouge, La.

Melissa Mollet will freelance for NBC NewsChannel in Washington, D.C. Mollet is also a freelance reporter at NBC owned WRC.

Chris Coffey joins WMAQ in Chicago as an investigative reporter. He comes from WVIT in Hartford, where he served in the same role. Read more

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WMAQ to Expand Investigative Reporting Team

WMAQ, the NBC owned station in Chicago, has announced a major expansion of its investigative reporting team.

The station will add Chris Coffey, who will join WMAQ from another NBC owned station, WVIT in Hartford, in August. Two current WMAQ staffers — reporter Phil Rogers and producer Courtney Copenhagen — will transition from their current roles to be dedicated full time to the investigative reporting team. Two more hires are expected to be announced soon, according to WMAQ.

Coffey, Rogers and Copenhagen will join the current team: Carol Marin, Rob Stafford, Lisa Parker, Phil Rogers, Marion Brooks and Dick Johnson, along with several producers and photographers

“We are committed to investigative journalism and want to complement our already strong investigative team with a major infusion of resources,” WMAQ president and general manager David Doebler said in a statement. “With this additional dedicated staff, we will be able to provide our viewers with even more stories and in-depth investigations on a daily basis.”

On the Move, 12/23/11

Christopher Heath moves from KENS in San Antonio to WKEF in Dayton, where he will be the afternoon and evening anchor.

KTVB reporter Nishi Gupta joins Global News Toronto.

Reporter Chris Coffey joins WVIT in Hartford from KEYE in Austin.

Stephen Mayer joins KCTV in Kansas City as a multimedia journalist. He was previously an anchor and multimedia journalist at KTBS in Shreveport. Read more