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“My ethics have always been completely unbendable, when I feel I cannot do my job with those ethics, then I can’t do my job at that station,” Dean told Houston media blogger Mike McGuff about his departure from the station.
Dean joins WRTV in late October. Read more
According to Dallas Media blogger Ed Bark, Corona is a part-time hire working weekends for the ABC affiliate.
She recently appeared live on WFAA’s 10 p.m. weekend news reporting on the murder of a local girl. See the report after the jump.
Garvin replaces Iain Page as 4 p.m. anchor. Page is rumored to be “leaving the station soon to pursue other opportunities,” according to McGuff.
Clanton joined KPRC in 2005 as an intern. He is currently the station’s weekend sports anchor, reporter and producer.
McGuff reports Clanton will co-host the afternoon sports show on 1560 KGOW in Houston. No word yet on when Clanton will officially sign off from KPRC.
McGuff reports that he will be an anchor and reporter at KPRC. Cerota said on Twitter that he will be anchoring the midday newscast starting Monday.
Giovanni joins KPRC from WJXT, an independent station in Jacksonville, where he has been a sports anchor, reporter and producer since 2005. He made his on-air debut at KPRC last week.
Montgomery joins the Houston NBC-affiliate from the Raycom Sports ACC digital nework, where he has worked since last year.
“I plan to provide viewers with a fun, exciting and enjoyable sports experience as much as possible and I’m anxious to become a part of the Houston community,” Montgomery told McGuff. “If you see me out and about give me a shout or a glass of water if you see me struggling with the heat.” Read more
Andy Cerota has left KTRK after nine years as a general assignment reporter for the ABC O&O. Cerota’s contract with KTRK expired recently and a source close to him indicates that he considered staying but the station couldn’t offer him an anchor position.
Sources describe Cerota’s departure from KTRK as an amicable split.
Cerota has spent most of his career in Texas, working in Abilene and Austin before eventually joining KTRK in May 2003. Read more
Dean joined the Houston NBC-affiliate in 2001. He is an Ohio native that started his career in Columbus radio, eventually joining WCMH as a reporter in 1993.
“I am thrilled to be going home to be doing the exact kind of investigative reporting that I love doing so much in Houston,” Dean told McGuff. “It is the perfect chance to go home.”