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Tony Perkins, Wisdom Martin Promoted at WTTG

WTTG has officially promoted Tony Perkins and Wisdom Martin to morning anchor positions, the Washington, DC Fox O&O announced today.

Perkins will co-anchor from 7 to 10 a.m. alongside Allison Seymour, while Martin will co-anchor from 4:30 to 7 a.m. with Sarah Simmons. Both Perkins and Martin have held these roles on a temporary basis since earlier this year; Perkins replaced Steve Chenevey in January, while Martin replaced Gurvir Dhindsa in March.

“We are pleased to welcome Tony and Wisdom into these new roles on our FOX 5 morning newscasts,” WTTG vice president and news director Phil Metlin said in a statement. “They are both seasoned journalists, who are widely respected in this market.”

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On the Move, 2/15/12

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WTTG Names Sarah Simmons Morning Co-Anchor

Sarah Simmons has been promoted to morning co-anchor at WTTG, the Fox O&O in Washington, DC.

Simmons joined WTTG as a general assignment reporter in 2006. “Her passion and work ethic proved she was the perfect candidate for this position,” WTTG vice president and general manager Duffy Dyer said in a statement.

Simmons will co-anchor the 4:30-7 a.m. newscast alongside Wisdom Martin. “I look forward to the unique opportunity of bringing both local and national news to our viewers, in a city that has welcomed me with open arms,” she said.