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On the Move, 11/12/12

Gio Benitez moves to ABC News as a network correspondent. For the past three years, he has been a reporter at WFOR in Miami.

Latoya Silmon returns to her hometown of Dallas to report for KDFW. She was previously an anchor and reporter at KTUL in Tulsa.

Meteorologist Remeisha Shade was promoted to weekend evening meteorologist at KXAS in Dallas. Read more

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WFOR Reporter Gio Benitez to Join ABC News

WFOR‘s Gio Benitez is leaving the Miami CBS O&O to join ABC News. He will begin at the network early next year as a correspondent in ABC’s New York bureau.

Benitez has been at WFOR since 2008, working first as an investigative producer and then as a reporter. In a memo announcing the hire, ABC News president Ben Sherwood called Benitez “versatile and hard-charging,” praising his “many talents and dynamic storytelling ability.”

Benitez is the latest in a string of ABC News hires from local O&Os. The network hired Alex Perez, Paula Faris and Ginger Zee from WMAQ, the NBC O&O in Chicago, over the last year.