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On the Move, 9/30/2014

Sheinelle Jones joins NC as news anchor for Weekend Today. Sheinelle recently left WTXF in Philadelphia.

AJ Ross joins WABC in New York as an MMJ.  She leaves WKYC in Cleveland where she was a general assignment reporter

Whit Johnson is promoted to anchor the weekday morning news for KNBC in Los Angeles.  Whit has been the noon anchor and reporter for the station for the past two years.

Chris Cristi joins KNBC/Angel City Air in Los Angeles as an evening helicopter reporter.  Most recently, Chris was a freelance helicopter reporter for KCB-KCAL in Los Angeles.

Stephanie Stanton joins KTTV in Los Angeles as a freelance reporter.  Previously she was a freelance reporter for NBC News Channel. Read more

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KVIA Raises Questions Over Coverage of Rival Anchor’s Arrest for Domestic Violence

El Paso ABC affiliate KVIA is under fire for its coverage of KTSM anchor Adrienne Alvarez‘s recent arrest on suspicion of domestic violence.

After teasing the story of Alvarez’s arrest off the top of its 10:00 p.m. news, anchor Ashlie Rodriguez told viewers the station sent a crew to Alvarez’s house to get her side of the story. They then aired footage of a KVIA intern approaching Alvarez in what appeared to be Alvarez’s driveway. When Alvarez backed away from the intern, the intern said, “That’s fine. Thank you for your time,” which was echoed by what sounded like the photographer saying the same thing.

That report left some in El Paso, including a writer at the El Paso Times, questioning if the station was a little too aggressive in its reporting.

KVIA apologized to viewers for its coverage, once at at the end of the 10:00 p.m. news and once the next day when anchor Estela Casas told viewers, “Well last night we aired a story about KTSM’s Adrienne Alvarez. It was a misguided attempt to provide someone accused of wrongdoing a chance to explain her side of the story. However, we exercised an error in  judgment. That type of report does not meet our standards for ethics or journalism and what you’ve come to expect from ABC-7. We assure  you this has been a learning experience for those involved. We apologized at the end of yesterday’s newscast and we apologize again tonight.” Read more

On the Move, 5/23/13

Shannon Hori is leaving WFOR in Miami for WAVE in Louisville, where she will be primary anchor. In her new role, she will go by her married name, Shannon Cogan.

After seven months freelancing at KCBS in Los Angeles, Andrea Fujii becomes a full-time staff reporter for the CBS O&O.

Alexandra Limon returns to her native Los Angeles as she joins KTTV. She was previously a reporter for KIRO in Seattle.

Julie Luck joins WFMY in Greensboro as the primary anchor. Luck left rival WGHP last year.

Matt DeLucia jumps 36 markets as he joins WCAU in Philadelphia as a reporter. For the past four years, he has been a reporter at KVVU in Las Vegas. Read more

Jorge Torres Joining Albuquerque’s KOB

Jorge Torres will be joining Albuquerque NBC affiliate KOB as weekend meteorologist.

Torres is coming to KOB from El Paso ABC affiliate KVIA which announced the news its facebook page, “In case you missed it this morning Meteorologist Jorge Torres made the announcement that his last day on Good Morning El Paso will be Friday May 31st. Jorge will be taking over the as Weekend Meteorologist at KOB in Albuquerque. Lets all wish Jorge good luck as he continues his career.”

Torres has worked at KVIA since May 2009. KOB news director John Mason told TVSpy Torres starts at the station in mid-June.

[El Paso Times]