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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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KDFW Adds Weekend Morning Anchor

anchondo_croppedKDFW has announced Jenny Anchondo will join the Dallas FOX owned station as a weekend morning anchor.

KDFW vice president and news director Robin Whitmeyer said in a statement, “Jenny is a valuable addition to our station. Her experience in breaking news, enterprise reporting, specifically investigative consumer stories, will provide further versatility to our team and enhance our news product.”

Beginning October 21, Anchondo will anchor “Good Day Saturday,” “Good Day Sunday,” and will also report for the weekday morning show “Good Day.”

Anchondo is currently a morning anchor and reporter at WXIN in Indianapolis, IN. She has also worked at KOLD in Tucson, AZ, and KNDU-KNDO in Kennewick, WA.

WXIN Anchor Jenny Anchondo Celebrates Special Bond with Her Mother

On Mother’s Day, WXIN anchor Jenny Anchondo celebrates a unique bond with her mom as the two women essentially grew up together. When Anchondo’s mom Jeanette was three months pregnant with her, she was struck by a falling tree and suffered significant mental damage.

The freak accident left Jeanette with total amnesia and the loss of many basic skills, including walking and talking. Jenny and Jeanette described their unique bond in a moving piece from the Indianapolis Star this weekend.

“Usually, you’re born to a mother with all these preconceived notions about life, and it was like we were two people going through life together,” Jenny told the Star. Read more

Indianapolis’ WXIN to Begin Morning Newscast at 4:00 a.m.

Seeing even more potential in the early risers, late shifters, and insomniacs of the Indianapolis area, WXIN will now begin its early morning newscast even earlier. Beginning in January, the Fox-affiliate will begin its day at 4:00 a.m.

WXIN has seen positive audience gains since it expanded its morning news to 4:30 a.m. earlier this year and now it hopes to make an even bigger imprint with a six-hour programming stretch on weekday mornings, from 4:00 a.m. to 10:00.

“We have seen viewers waking up earlier and watching earlier, ever since we moved up our start time to 4:30am,” said Jerry Martin, WXIN’s general manager. It appears that Martin’s objective is to provide enough early morning time to build viewers for the station’s big competition against NBC’s “Today” from 7:00-10:00 a.m.
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