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On the Move, 1/17/14

Todd Piro has been promoted to morning co-anchor at WVIT, the NBC owned station in Hartford-New Haven.

Keli Fulton joins Comcast SportsNet in Washington, DC. She was most recently an anchor and traffic reporter at WPTV in West Palm Beach.

Steve Kuzj moves from Phoenix to Los Angeles as he becomes a reporter for KTLA. Previously, Kuzj worked at KNXV.

Peggy Bunker joins KNTV in San Francisco as midday anchor. She previously was the morning anchor at KOMO in Seattle.

Rahel Solomon joins KCNC in Denver from WSAZ in Huntington, W. Va. Read more

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Rita Garcia Named KRIV Morning News Anchor

Garcia_KRIVRita Garcia has been named co anchor of the KRIV morning news effective immediately.

“Rita joined us two years ago from Los Angeles and made an immediate impact with her style, news instinct and engaging personality,” KRIV vice president and general manager D’Artagnan Bebel said in a statement. “We are happy to make this well-deserved opportunity available to her.”

Before working as the weekend anchor and reporter for the FOX owned Houston station, she was a freelance reporter for KCBS/KCAL in Los Angeles. She has also worked at KRGV in the Rio Grande Valley.

In Houston, KRIV Adding Weekend Newscasts

Houston Fox O&O KRIV is launching two new weekend newscasts next month. A spokesperson for the station confirmed the news, which was first reported by Houston media blogger Mike McGuff.

The station will launch a weekend morning newscast that will air from 5 to 8 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. It will be anchored by Sally MacDonald, who gets a promotion from general assignment reporter to weekend morning anchor. John Dawson will be the newscast’s meteorologist.

The second newscast will air from 5 to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Rita Garcia, who currently anchors at 9 p.m. on weekends, will add this newscast to her responsibilities. Both newscasts will debut on July 7.

Rita Garcia Joins Houston’s KRIV As Anchor-Reporter

Rita Garcia is joining Fox owned-and-operated KRIV in Houston as a reporter and weekend anchor.

Garcia, a Texas native, joins KRIV from KCBS-KCAL in Los Angeles, where she was a reporter. She begins this weekend as anchor of KRIV’s 9 p.m. newscast.

“It’s truly rewarding to be back in a place I once called home,” Garcia said in a statement. “I look forward to reporting powerful stories that affect our viewers in a city that has always had a special place in my heart.”