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WXYZ to Add 10 p.m. Newscast on WMYD

wmyd logoDetroit ABC affiliate WXYZ is launching a 10 p.m. newscast on sister station WMYD, the MyNetworkTV affiliate in the market.

The newscast will debut tonight. WXYZ parent company E.W. Scripps’ purchase of WMYD from Granite Broadcasting closed today.

“We are passionate about Detroit and this region, and we are fortunate that our parent company, E.W. Scripps, has decided to invest deeper in this market. TV20 gives us an opportunity to expand our programming, news, and community service as we take an even bigger role in the rebirth of the city we serve,” WXYZ general manager Ed Fernandez said in a statement.

Weekday editions will be anchored by Glenda Lewis and Malcolm Maddox with chief meteorologist Dave Rexroth and sports director Tom Leyden. Dave LewAllen will anchor on weekends with meteorologist Hally Vogel and sports anchor Dave Solano.

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On the Move, 6/7/11

Chance Seales is joining WWSB in Fort Myers, where he’ll anchor the ABC-affiliate’s weekend evening newscasts. Seales most recently worked as a morning anchor for KOMU in Columbia, MO.

Meteorologist Hally Vogel joins Detroit’s WXYZ, where she’ll work the station’s weekend evening newscasts. Vogel comes to WXYZ from WZZM in Grand Rapids.

Zach Nugent joins KEVN in Rapid City, SD as a reporter and anchor. He previously worked at WEIU in Charleston, IL and graduated from Eastern Illinois University.

Abbey Niezgoda, a recent graduate of Emerson College, has been hired as an MMJ at Providence’s WLNE.

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Meteorologist Hally Vogel Leaving Grand Rapids for Detroit’s WXYZ

Meteorologist Hally Vogel is jumping up in the market ranks, moving from Grand Rapids to Detroit. Vogel, who has been with Grand Rapids ABC-affiliate WZZM for the past seven years, is set to join Detroit’s WXYZ next month.

“I am thrilled about the opportunity to move closer to my family in the Detroit area,” Vogel said, “but sad to leave so many friends and great people that I’ve gotten to know during my time here in Grand Rapids.”

Vogel currently appears on WZZM’s morning newscast alongside anchors Derek Francis and Lauren Stanton. Her last day with the station is set for May 31st.

“Hally has been an integral part of our morning team and weather team,” said WZZM president and general manager Janet Mason. “We will really miss her and wish her much success in Detroit.”