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Posts Tagged ‘Hayley Wielgus’

On the Move, 12/20/13

Jason Knowles has been promoted to consumer investigative unit from general assignment reporter at WLS in Chicago.

Michael George joins WNBC in New York as an MMJ. Michael had been an investigative reporter and MMJ for WFTS in Tampa.

Tom Wait joins KCBS in Los Angeles as a staff reporter covering the Inland Empire. Tom has been a freelance reporter for the station since March of this year.

Jenny Anchondo joins KDFW in Dallas as weekend morning anchor and reporter. Jenny has been weekday morning anchor for WXIN in Indianapolis.

Neeha Curtis joins KDFW in Dallas as a freelance reporter. Previously she was an anchor at KETK in Tyler, TX.

Christina Rendon joins KTVU in San Francisco as a reporter. Previously she was a reporter for KTVX in Salt Lake City.

Nick Emmons joins WHDH in Boston as anchor and reporter.  Nick left KDVR-KWGN where he was an anchor. Read more

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With Lauren Dorsett Set to Resign, WWSB Shuffles Morning, Evening Anchors

lauren dorsettAfter three years at WWSB, Lauren Dorsett (pictured) has announced her departure from the Sarasota ABC affiliate, setting changes to the anchor lineup for the morning and evening newscasts into motion.

Dorsett will be replaced on the evening newscasts by Hayley Wielgus, who currently anchors the morning and noon newscasts at WWSB. Wielgus will anchor at 5, 5:30 and 6 p.m. with Scott Dennis and at 11 p.m. solo. She will also serve as one of  the station’s health reporters.

“Hayley is a strong, well respected voice in our newsroom and has proven to be a great storyteller,” news director Steve Sabato said in a statement. “…Hayley will be a dynamic addition to our weeknight broadcasts. I’m confident that she, Scott and Chief Meteorologist Bob Harrigan will make a terrific team.”

Stephanie Roberts, who has worked as a freelance meteorologist and news anchor at WWSB, will join the station full-time as she replaces Wielgus on the morning newscast.  Read more

Hayley Wielgus Debuts as WWSB Morning Anchor

Hayley Wielgus made her WWSB debut on Monday, joining the Sarasota ABC-affiliate’s morning and noon newscasts. Wielgus, who comes to WWSB from KYTX in Tyler, TX, will anchor the station’s daytime newscasts alongside veteran meteorologist John Scalzi, who recently renewed his contract.

“I am delighted to welcome Hayley to the Suncoast’s #1 news team,” exclaimed Jeff Whitson, WWSB’s vice president and general manager, in making the announcement. “I know that she and John will make a great team, and I’m very excited and optimistic about the future of our morning, and noon, broadcasts.”

Wielgus is replacing Linda Carson, who anchored WWSB’s morning and noon newscasts for the past year. Carson is now working as a senior reporter and fill-in anchor with the station.

Before serving as a reporter-anchor for KYTX, Wielgus, a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, worked for Bloomberg TV in D.C. covering politics and the economy.

“I couldn’t be happier about living on the Suncoast and joining such a respected news organization,” Wielgus said.

On The Move, 6/9/2011

After two years at Phoenix’s KNXV, Rudabeh Shahbazi joins KABC in Los Angeles as  a reporter.

Kimberly Curth moves to a reporter at WSMV in Nashville. She was previously a weekend anchor and reporter at WKRG in Mobile, AL.

Justin Earely leaves KLRT in Little Rock, AR, where he was the weekend anchor for four years. He joins KYTX in Tyler, TX, as primary anchor.

WTOL anchor Lauren Lowrey will move from Toledo to Indianapolis, where she will be a weekend anchor for WISH.

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