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Jason Allen Departs Orlando for Dallas’s KTVT

Jason Allen becomes the third reporter in as many months to leave Orlando’s WFTV for a shot at a bigger market, as he accepts a position with CBS O&O KTVT in Dallas.

In January, Eric Rasmussen left WFTV for KTVU in San Francisco and last month Kenneth Moton departed for Philadelphia’s WPVI.

Allen has steadily worked his way up the market ladder, beginning with stops in Casper, WY and Green Bay before spending the last four years with ABC-affiliate WFTV.

“I’ll miss working at the beach, and miss morning surf sessions, but I’m excited about what’s ahead,” Allen told Hal Boedeker of the Orlando Sentinel.

Bob Jordan, WFTV’s news director, promises that the station is busy finding capable replacements for the upwardly mobile reporters.

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On the Move, 3/2/11

Anchor Ali Lucia is leaving KTTC in southern Minnesota to join WAVY in Norfolk, VA, where she will cover sports and also appear on the station’s morning lifestyle show.

Reporter Eric Rasmussen moves to KTVU-TV in San Francisco (from WFTV, Orlando).

Reporter Ann Keil moves to WXIN-TV in Indianapolis (from WATE, Knoxville)

Eric and Ann are represented by Steve Swienckowski of DCA (The David Crane Agency).

Nima Shaffe joins CBS-Affiliate KCTV in Kansas City as a general assignment reporter. Nima most recently worked at the CBS-affiliate in Omaha and is a graduate of Park University.

Nima is represented by Mort Meisner Associates.

If you would like to report a new move, send an email to tvspy@mediabistro.com with the subject line “On the Move.”