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Antoinette Antonio Named Weekend Co-Anchor at WCVB

Antoinette Antonio has been named weekend co-anchor at WCVB, the ABC affiliate in Boston. She will anchor alongside Jim Lokay and meteorologist Danielle Vollmar beginning June 22.

“She brings the perfect combination of skill, energy and enthusiasm to Channel 5,”  WCVB news director Andrew Vrees said in a statement.

Antonio comes from KOB, the NBC affiliate in Albuquerque, where she was the morning and noon anchor.

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A New Meteorologist and a Retirement at Boston’s WCVB

WCVB is adding a meteorologist and losing a veteran reporter to retirement, the Boston ABC affiliate announced Thursday.

Amalia Barreda (left) who has worked for the station for 21 years, will retire at the end of June.

“These 21 years have been a great ride, covering unforgettable stories with thoughtful, hard-working and talented people,” Barreda said in a statement. “This was a huge and hard decision to make, and it is bittersweet to leave so many of you who I consider family to spend more time with family.”

Barreda’s announcement comes on the same day that Danielle Vollmar (right) begins as the station’s weekend morning meteorologist.

“Danielle is a talented and passionate meteorologist, a strong compliment to StormTeam 5,” WCVB president and general manager Bill Fine said in a statement.

Vollmar comes from KDAF, the CW affiliate in Dallas. She has also worked at KOKH in Oklahoma City, WBOC in Salisbury, Md., and WENY in Elmira, N.Y.

On the Move, 4/2/13

Michaela Pereira joins CNN as the news anchor for the network’s new morning show. For the past nine years, she has anchored the morning newscast at KTLA in Los Angeles.

WISN weekend sports anchor and reporter Dario Melendez is joining ESPN in Bristol, Conn.

Janet Rodriguez joins the Telemundo News Network as a national correspondent based in Chicago.  Previously, she was a reporter for Telemundo’s KTAZ in Phoenix.

After nearly five years as a reporter at WXYZ in Detroit, Tom Wait moves home to Los Angeles as he joins KCBS. Read more