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KTTV Swaps Anchors on ‘Good Day LA’

tellez_karapetyan Fresh off its experimentation with where Steve Edwards should sit during Good Day LA, KTTV in Los Angeles is now trying out Araksya Karapetyan in place of Marla Tellez on the FOX owned station’s morning show.

Tellez now co-anchors the 4:30 to 7:00 a.m. show. A station source assured TVSpy stations switch anchors up all the time and that “everybody” liked the new look.

While FOX first poo pooed the change as a rumor, our LA based eagle-eyed super fan who first told us about the swap asked Karapetyan if she liked the change. Karapetyan replied, “up for anything!” You can see a screen grab of the tweet after the jump. Read more

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SF Bay Area Anchor to Join ‘Good Day LA’

tellez_cropped_2Marla Tellez is joining Los Angeles FOX owned station KTTV as co-anchor for “Good Day L.A.”

Tellez comes from KNTV in the San Francisco Bay Area market where she was an anchor and reporter. She starts at KTTV on January 7.

Kevin Hale, KTTV vice president and general manager, said in a statement, “Marla’s extensive news anchoring experience and warm engaging personality will be a great addition to our morning ensemble.”

Before KNTV, Tellez worked at KOB in Albuquerque, NM. She has also worked as a reporter for HDNet World Report, KPIX in San Francisco and KION in Salinas-Monterey, CA, and as a producer for KPIX and KFTY in Santa Rosa, CA.

“I am eager to join the amazing team at ‘Good Day LA.,’” said Tellez. “The opportunity to work for a show that’s dynamic, smart and entertaining is truly a dream come true.”

KNTV Set to Launch 11 a.m. Newscast Next Week

NBC owned-and-operated KNTV is launching the second 11 a.m. newscast in the San Francisco market on September 19.

“This expansion of NBC Bay Area news allows us to serve our Bay Area viewers with more of the high-quality international, national and local coverage they’ve come to expect from us,” KNTV vice president of news Jonathan Mitchell said in a statement.

The newscast, which will air following NBC’s “Today” show, will be anchored by Jon Kelley and Marla Tellez. Kelley is currently the station’s morning anchor; Tellez is a reporter and fill-in anchor on the same broadcast. Read more