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On the Move, 9/11/13

Antonio Mora joins Al Jazeera America as host of primetime interview program “Consider This.” Mora was previously an anchor at WFOR in Miami.

Jeff Pegues moves from WABC to CBS News, where he will be a Washington, D.C.-based correspondent.

Aditi Roy joins ABC News from WCAU in Philadelphia.

Meteorologist Rebecca Stevenson joins Al Jazeera America from KIRO in Seattle. Read more

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Chief Meteorologist Rebecca Stevenson Out at KIRO

Meteorologist Rebecca Stevenson has parted ways with Seattle CBS affiliate KIRO.

Stevenson, who had been KIRO’s chief meteorologist since 2008, announced the news last week on Twitter. “Dry stretch now begins for Rebecca at Kiro7 too,” she tweeted along with a graphic showing Seattle’s recent record lack of rainfall. “I’ll be here on Twitter, but not at Kiro.”

Stevenson also announced the news on her Facebook page last week, writing, “Moving On! Not quite sure where yet but it’s going to be good.” In the wake of her exit, a Facebook group called “We want Rebecca Stevenson back as Chief Meteorologist on Seattle TV” has been formed.

KIRO has yet to respond to TVSpy’s requests for comment.

According to KIRO Meteorologist, Friday’s Forecast is ‘S#@%’

KIRO chief meteorologist Rebecca Stevenson had an unfortunate slip of the tongue during Thursday’s 6 p.m. newscast.

Reporting on a winter weather advisory for the Seattle area, Stevenson described a “shift of the winds,” although she didn’t say “shift” at first.

>Update: The video has been removed as per KIRO’s request. It’s still available on YouTube, at least for the time being.

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