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On the Move, 12/30/13

Elle Duncan joins NESN in Boston as sports anchor, host and reporter. She was a traffic reporter at WXIA in Atlanta.

Kris Anderson jumps 43 markets to weekend morning anchor/reporter at WHDH in Boston. Anderson comes from WREG in Memphis.

Scott Smith will anchor the 6:00 p.m. news at FOX owned station WTTG in Washington, DC in addition to being sports director.

Walter Makaula joins Miami CBS owned station WFOR as co-anchor for its weekday morning newscast. Makaula comes from KSWB in San Diego.

Jacqueline Crea joins KHOU in Houston as reporter. She comes from KTSM in El Paso.

Duncan, Anderson, Makaula, Smith and Crea are all represented by Matthew Kingsley at 3 Kings Entertainment.

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Boston NBC Affiliate Adds Memphis Anchor

anderson_whdhKris Anderson, morning anchor for WREG, is headed to Boston to join NBC affiliate WHDH.

Anderson told TVSpy he will anchor the weekend morning news and report for the weekday morning news three days a week starting December 30.

Anderson began his career at WOAY in Oak Hill, WV. Friday will be his last day at the Memphis CBS affiliate.

WREG Anchor a Passenger on Stranded Carnival Cruise Ship

Kris Anderson, anchor for Memphis CBS affiliate WREG, couldn’t go far enough on his vacation to get away from breaking news.

Anderson was vacationing with his family on the Carnival cruise ship Dream when the ship had problems with one of its generators on its final stop in St. Maarten. Anderson told WREG both he and his family are doing fine.

He’s been giving the station regular updates on what’s been going on with the down on its luck cruise liner. “Most of the folks who I talk to, in fact 90 to 95 percent of the people I talk to, are enjoying it,” Anderson told WREG. He added most passengers are soaking up the sun and the extra time they get to spend on the Caribbean island. Read more