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On the Move, 10/8/13

Jeff Herndon joins WFLD in Chicago as the anchor of the 9 p.m. newscast. He was previously an anchor and reporter at KAKE in Wichita.

Jan Jeffcoat joins WUSA in Washington, D.C., where she will anchor the 5 p.m., 7 p.m. and 11 p.m. newscasts. She was previously the host of Scripps’ syndicated newsmagazine “The List.”

Lisa Sylvester, a former anchor and correspondent at CNN, joins WPXI in Pittsburgh as anchor of the evening newscasts.

Joy Lim Nakrin joins WFXT in her native Boston as a reporter, anchor and legal expert. Previously, she was an anchor and reporter at KSTP in Minneapolis. Read more

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CNN Correspondent Lisa Sylvester Joins WPXI

After nine years at CNN, Lisa Sylvester is joining WPXI, Cox Media’s NBC affiliate in Pittsburgh.

Sylvester officially joins the station in October. She will co-anchor the 6 and 11 p.m. newscasts, as well as the 10 p.m. newscast on Pittsburgh Fox affiliate WPGH, alongside David Johnson. She replaces Darieth Chisolm, who is leaving the station to spend more time with her family.

“We’re lucky to find such a perfect fit for our newsroom,” WPXI news director Mike Oliveira said. “Lisa is not only a great journalist, but a great person. I know she’s ready to work hard and invest in this station and this city. I know our viewers will recognize and appreciate that.”

At CNN, Sylvester was the cut-in anchor and correspondent for “The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer.” Before that, she worked at ABC News. More from WPXI after the jump. Read more