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Chris Sutter Joins WDRB as Weekend Anchor

Chris Sutter is joining WDRB, the Fox affiliate in Louisville, as weekend morning co-anchor.

Sutter comes from WILX, the NBC affiliate in Lansing, where he was a reporter. He has also worked at WLEX in Lexington, Ky.

“We’re extremely pleased to welcome Chris to the WDRB News team,” news director Barry Fulmer said in a statement. “The expansion of our morning newscast to weekends has been enthusiastically received by viewers, and that growth has necessitated an expansion of our staff as well. We’re confident that Chris’s personality is a perfect fit for the show and that our viewers will receive him warmly.”

Sutter begins at WDRB on July 14. He replaces Lindsay Allen, who recently moved to the evening newscasts at WDRB.

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On the Move, 3/27/13

Meteorologist Stephanie Ortmann joins KOAA in Colorado Springs from WRTV in Indianapolis.

Lindsay Allen moves to weekend morning anchor at WDRB in Louisville.

Allen and Ortmann are represented by Steve Swienckowski at DCA, The David Crane Agency.

To report a new move, send an email to tvspy@mediabistro.com with the subject line “On the Move.”

WDRB Refutes Accusation that Anchor Used N-Word During Newscast

WDRB has devoted a significant amount of airtime this week to refuting allegations that anchor Lindsay Allen used a racial slur in referring to Tiger Woods during a newscast.

On Monday morning, while talking about Woods’s recent run-in with a hot dog, Allen stumbled a bit, making it sound as though she used the the N-word. 19-year-old viewer Anthony Graves complained to the station about the incident and followed up his complaint by contacting the NAACP and several media outlets.

Allen’s slip-up quickly went viral, leading her to issue a series of on-air clarifications and apologize if “any viewers were offended” (video inside). Read more