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James Koh joins the NFL Network as a host and reporter. Koh previously served as a weekend sportscaster, created and hosted “Cage Talk,” a UFC show and reported news for KTTV in Los Angeles.
Nannette Miranda joins KNTV in San Francisco as a freelance general assignment reporter. Previously, she worked as the California State Capital reporter for KGO, KABC and KFSN, the three ABC-owned stations in California.
Nancy Chen has been promoted to weekend morning anchor for WHDH in Boston.
“I am excited to have Liz join our incredibly talented team on Q13 FOX News This Morning. Liz is a very skilled anchor who strikes the right balance between being a serious journalist while also putting a smile on your face in the morning. She is a perfect fit for our morning newscast,” KCPQ news director Erica Hill said in a statement.
Dueweke will anchor alongside Bill Wixey weekdays from 5-10 a.m. Kaci Aitchison, who currently serves as Wixey’s co-anchor, will host various features and segments throughout the morning, according to KCPQ. Brien Blakely, Kelly O’Connell and Tim Joyce will host from 4:30-5 a.m.
— Kelly Koopmans (@KellyKOMO4) March 18, 2014
Koopmans said the chopper crashed into at least two cars on the ground.
>More: Watch’s KOMO’s live report on the chopper crash here.
>More: The Associated Press says casualties have been reported in the crash:
The station says the copter was apparently coming in for a landing on its rooftop Tuesday morning when it possibly hit the side of the building and went down, hitting several vehicles on Broad Street.
The copter and cars exploded in flames and casualties were reported. People in the area reported seeing a huge cloud of smoke as firefighters and police responded.
>More: The Seattle Fire Department reported via Twitter two people were killed in the crash. Seattle NBC affiliate KING, which operates the chopper in a joint partnership with KOMO, is reporting a third person is in critical condition.
>More: Video from the aftermath of the crash is after the jump. Read more
KOKH has been busy adding to its on-air roster. We reported earlier today the Oklahoma City FOX affiliate is bringing on two new reporters in the next couple of weeks. The station has also confirmed Wendy Suares will be the new morning co-anchor.
“We’re thrilled to have Wendy join the Fox 25 Morning News team,” KOKH news director Adam Pursch told TVSpy. “She’s a tremendous talent, and she understands what our viewers expect us to provide every morning.”
Suares will replace Liz Dueweke who left the station for KOMO in Seattle. Suares was a victim of the layoffs that hit Little Rock’s KARK and sister station KLRT after KARK’s owner, Nexstar, took over management of KLRT in December. Read more
Michaela Pereira joins CNN as the news anchor for the network’s new morning show. For the past nine years, she has anchored the morning newscast at KTLA in Los Angeles.
WISN weekend sports anchor and reporter Dario Melendez is joining ESPN in Bristol, Conn.
Janet Rodriguez joins the Telemundo News Network as a national correspondent based in Chicago. Previously, she was a reporter for Telemundo’s KTAZ in Phoenix.
“Peggy has decided to spend some quality time with the twins and see where [her husband's] career takes their family before deciding on her next career move,” news director Holly Gauntt wrote. “Peggy has done what many of us have, she’s traveled the country getting experience and building her career. Her husband has been at her side, making the trek to bigger markets as her career took off. Now it’s Peggy’s turn to be at his side.”
Bunker is a former anchor of ABC’s “World News Now.” She joined KOMO in 2011.