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Reporter Syan Rhodes Promoted to Weekend Anchor at KPRC

SyanRhodesReporter Syan Rhodes has been promoted to weekend anchor at Houston NBC affiliate KPRC. The anchor seat next to Phillip Mena has been empty since Irika Sargent left for Miami CBS-owned WFOR back in May.

KPRC senior executive producer Rick McFarland confirmed the promotion to media blogger Mike McGuff.

Rhodes previously worked at Orlando NBC affiliate WESH as an anchor.

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On the Move, 2/28/14

Irika Sargent is joining WFOR, the CBS owned station in Miami, as the primary anchor. Sargent previously worked as an anchor and reporter at KPRC in Houston.

Sargent is represented by Mort Meisner Associates.

To report a move, send an email to tvspy@mediabistro.com with the subject line “On the Move.”

Irika Sargent to Join WFOR as Anchor in May

Irika Sargent PhotoMiami CBS owned station WFOR has announced Irika Sargent will be joining Rick Folbaum as co-anchor of the evening newscasts.

“We are excited to welcome Irika Sargent to CBS4,” Adam Levy, VP and GM of WFOR-WBFS said in a statement. “Irika will be another key addition to the talented and experienced news team we have here and we look forward to having her partner with Rick, starting in May.”

Sargent comes from KPRC in Houston where she is a weekend anchor and nightside reporter. She has also worked in Mobile, AL, Columbia, MO, and London, England.

She is currently a member of the New York Bar Association.

Levy also spoke about Cynthia Demos who currently anchors the 5:00, 6:00 and 11:00 p.m. news with Folbaum and had been filling in after Shannon Hori left the station last year. “Cynthia has given us an experienced and steady hand at the anchor desk during our evening newscasts the past several months and we look forward to having her continue to be a key contributor to our success.”

On the Move, 7/18/11

Meteorologist Chita Johnson joins KHOU. Johnson comes to Houston from KRCR in Redding, CA where she was the morning meteorologist for the past four years.

Leigh Dana moves from reporter at WBNG in Binghamton, NY to reporter at WBBH in Fort Myers, FL.

Kristine Leahy joins Boston Fox O&O WFXT as a sports anchor-reporter. Most recently, Leahy worked as an in-arena host and web reporter for the Boston Celtics.

Irika Sargent joins Post-Newsweek’s KPRC, an NBC-affiliate. Sargent comes to Houston by way of NBC-affiliate WPMI in Mobile.

Sargent 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.”