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On the Move, 4/2/13

Michaela Pereira joins CNN as the news anchor for the network’s new morning show. For the past nine years, she has anchored the morning newscast at KTLA in Los Angeles.

WISN weekend sports anchor and reporter Dario Melendez is joining ESPN in Bristol, Conn.

Janet Rodriguez joins the Telemundo News Network as a national correspondent based in Chicago.  Previously, she was a reporter for Telemundo’s KTAZ in Phoenix.

After nearly five years as a reporter at WXYZ in Detroit, Tom Wait moves home to Los Angeles as he joins KCBS. Read more

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Morning Anchor Julia Dunn Leaving WGGB

WGGB morning anchor Julia Dunn is leaving the Springfield ABC affiliate, TVSpy has learned.

Dunn has anchored WGGB’s morning newscast since 2008. She began her television career in 2006 as a reporter at WAGM, the CBS affiliate in Presque Isle, Maine. In addition to anchoring the morning and noon newscasts, she is WGGB’s medical reporter.

Dunn signs off Wednesday from WGGB. She is rumored to be joining a station in Albany.

Springfield’s WGGB Shakes Up Morning Team, Again

For the second time this year, WGGB is revamping its morning newscast.

In April, the Springfield, Mass. ABC affiliate brought on Dan Williams and Kim Zachary, a husband-and-wife team team of local radio hosts, to anchor the newscast. On Tuesday, the station announced on Facebook that the pair would no longer be at the helm:

After plenty of internal deliberation and your feedback, we’ve decided to steer 40 in the Morning in a ‘newsier’ direction. As such, Dan and Kim will be moving on to other opportunities. We tried to strike a balance between news and fun, but it was a challenge to get those elements to always mesh well. With all sincerity, we’d like to thank Dan & Kim for trying something new, and being game for anything thrown their way. Everyone at ABC40 wishes them well. Read more

Springfield’s WGGB Hires Local Radio Hosts to Anchor Morning Newscast

Springfield’s WGGB is revamping its morning show, bringing in two local radio hosts to anchor the newscast, the station announced today.

Dan Williams and Kim Zachary, a husband-and-wife team who have been anchoring together on Springfield local radio since 1995, will take over at the anchor desk on April 23. The pair’s radio contracts were not renewed by Clear Channel Communications earlier this year.

“Whether it’s helping plan a viewer’s day or getting their kids out the door, Dan and Kim will be leading the way,” Joe Gormally, owner of WGGB parent company Gormally Broadcasting, said in a statement. Read more