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On the Move, 1/28/13

Kait Parker joins The Weather Channel as an on camera/field meteorologist. Parker comes from WPTV in West Palm Beach, where she has been the weekday morning meteorologist for the past three years.

Joe Fryer joins NBC News as a Los Angeles-based correspondent. He previously worked at KING, the NBC affiliate in Seattle.

Marcelino Benito moves from KGUN in Tucson to KHOU in Houston. In his new role, he will be a general assignment reporter.

Samantha Ptashkin joins KPRC in Houston as a reporter and multimedia journalist. She previously worked at KVOA in Tucson. Read more

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WPTV Meteorologist Kait Parker Joins The Weather Channel

kait parkerAfter three years at WPTV in West Palm Beach, Kait Parker is leaving the NBC affiliate to join The Weather Channel as an on-camera meteorologist.

While she was in Palm Beach, Parker also worked as an instructor for Earth’s Climate Systems, a graduate course designed by the AMS and NASA. Before joining WPTV, Parker worked as the weekday morning meteorologist for WAKA in Montgomery, Ala.

“Kait is a passionate and energetic meteorologist who will make a great addition to our ever-growing team of the industry’s leading names in weather,” Weather Channel president David Clark said in a statement.

Parker will make her Weather Channel debut on January 13. Read the announcement of Parker’s hire from Jennifer Rigby, the senior director of coverage and talent, after the jump. Read more