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Anchor Named GM at KNDU-KNDO

“I have moved from the anchor desk to the corner office,” Christine Brown said, announcing her role change at KNDU-KNDO in Yakima, WA.

Brown, who has been an anchor and reporter in Washington for the past 28 years, is moving from her role as anchor and news director at KNDU-KNDO to become general manager.  Shane Edinger, Brown’s co-anchor, has been named news director and the station has hired a new evening anchor.

“I have so enjoyed sharing the news of our local community,” Brown told viewers in a message posted on the KNDU-KNDO website.  Thank you for inviting me into your home each evening.

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Longtime KOMO Traffic Reporter Rachelle Murcia Joins KGET as Evening Anchor

Rachelle Murcia, who has been a traffic reporter with KOMO for the past six years, is joining KGET as an evening anchor and reporter. Murcia’s first day with the Bakersfield NBC-affiliate is today and she is set to make her on-air debut on Monday.

“I feel priviledged to have been welcomed to the ranks of the KGET News team,” Murcia wrote on Facebook this week.

Murcia began her TV career with KNDU in Kennewick, WA and worked as an anchor-reporter with Las Vegas Fox-affiliate KVVU before joining KOMO in 2005.

KOMO’s farewell video to Murcia is inside… Read more

WDBJ Taps New Reporter to Replace Longtime Anchor Keith Humphry

WDBJ has tapped reporter Chris Hurst (right) to replace longtime anchor Keith Humphry, who is retiring at the end of the month.

Hurst, who has been with the Roanoke CBS-affiliate for less than a year, will co-anchor WDBJ’s 6 and 11 p.m. newscasts alongside Jean Jadhon and Hollani Davis.

In March, Humphry, 61, announced that he would retire after more than 30 years with the station. At the time, Jeffrey Marks, WDBJ’s president and general manager, commented that Humphry “has set an example of great reporting for a couple of generations of young reporters.”

One of those young reporters is Hurst, who came to WDBJ in 2010 after spending a year with KNDU in Kennewick, WA.