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WJLA Anchor Says Calling Dwayne Wade ‘Overrated’ Inside Joke

Kendis Gibson, weekend anchor for WJLA, the Washington, D.C. ABC affiliate, told TVSpy he was joking when he called NBA star Dwayne Wade overrated.

Gibson was voicing a story about the Miami Heat player this weekend when he added in a bit of his own opinion about the basketball star saying,

“That is Dwayne Wade, the overrated NBA star…uh…who was in town for a book signing…”

Gibson told TVSpy, “it was part of an ongoing joke with my co anchor who is a huge Miami Heat fan.”

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On the Move, 12/6/11

Ginger Zee joins ABC’s “Good Morning America” as a meteorologist from WMAQ in Chicago.

Sarah French joins WHDH in Boston as a weekend evening anchor. Most recently, French worked as a weekday morning anchor at WTIC in Hartford.

Guy Rawlings joins WGCL in Atlanta as the station’s primary 5 and 11 p.m. weeknight anchor. Rawlings comes to Atlanta from Orlando, where he served as the primary sports anchor at WESH.

Narmeen Choudhury will be joining WPIX in New York as a reporter from WTIC in Hartford, CT. Read more

Kendis Gibson Joins WJLA in Washington, DC

Kendis Gibson, a former correspondent for CBS Newspath, is moving back east to join WJLA.

Gibson, who announced the move on Twitter, will be a weekday reporter and weekend anchor at WJLA, which is the ABC-affiliate in Washington, DC.

During his year as a CBS Newspath correspondent, Gibson was based in Los Angeles. He has worked at local station in several markets, including San Diego’s KSWB, Philadelphia’s WTXF and New York City’s WNBC, where he was one of the first reporters on the scene of the 9/11 attacks in lower Manhattan.

Although his official start date has not been announced, Gibson said on Twitter he will have started at the station in time for November sweeps.