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Three Reporters Departing WINK in Fort Myers

Melissa Yeager (pictured), Erin Maloney and Lauren Pastrana are leaving WINK, the CBS-affiliate in Fort Myers, according to the News-Press.

Yeager, who is the station’s chief investigative reporter, is returning to her hometown of Kansas City as she joins KSHB, the NBC-affiliate. Her last day at WINK will be May 11.

Maloney, a weekend anchor and reporter at WINK, has also left the station.

Pastrana is leaving the television business altogether. She has moved to the Miami area for a job at a local radio station.

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On the Move, 4/9/12

Keli Rabon joins KMGH in Denver as an investigative reporter. Most recently, she worked at KVUE in Austin.

Jackie Fernandez, a feature and entertainment reporter for ABC’s “World News Now,” joins WFMY in Greensboro, NC as morning anchor.

Erica Harpold joins KEYE in Austin from KCEN in Waco. She will be the morning traffic anchor. Read more

On the Heels of New Afternoon Newscast, WINK Prepares Weekend Expansion

A month after announcing that it would replace “Oprah” with a new, 4 p.m. newscast, WINK, a CBS-affiliate in southwest Florida, is set to expand its local news programming further by offering a weekend morning newscast.

The new newscast will air from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. Saturday and Sunday.

“I think there is a demand for local news and weather on weekend mornings, just like there is during the week,” said WINK news director Russ Kilgore. “And coming on at 7:30 a.m. is a time when we think a lot of people are looking for that kind of information.”

WINK has promoted reporter Erin Maloney (right) to the weekend anchor desk. She will work the new newscast, which is scheduled to debut on June 11th, alongside meteorologist Katie Walls, who recently joined WINK from WSIL in southern Illinois.