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WTMJ’s Chris Ford Named Assistant ND at WTSP

Chris Ford has been named assistant news director at WTSP, the ABC-affiliate in Tampa, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Ford joins the station from WTMJ, the NBC-affiliate in Milwaukee, where he has been assistant news director since 2007. Ford began his career at WTSP and worked later for WTVT, the Tampa Fox O&O.

Before joining WTMJ, Ford worked at CLTV, the 24-hour cable network in Chicago. The Journal Sentinel reports Ford is a Tampa native with family in the area.

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Reporter Keller Russell Jumps From Lincoln to Milwaukee

Keller Russell, a weekend anchor-reporter with KOLN in Lincoln, is set to join Milwaukee’s WTMJ as a general assignment reporter.

“I’m thrilled to be a part of the team of outstanding journalists at WTMJ. It’s a group committed to excellence and accuracy day in and day out,” Russell said.

Russell joined KOLN in 2008 and has most recently been anchoring the CBS-affiliate’s 6 and 10 p.m. newscasts on Friday and Saturday. Before joining KOLN, she worked as an assignment editor for NBC-affiliate WSMV in Nashville.

“Keller has a wealth of experience, including prior work with a powerful NBC station,” said WTMJ’s assistant news director Chris Ford. “We can’t wait for her to join our team.”