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Susan Roberts Out at WPRI

wpri_roberts_croppedSusan Roberts, anchor for WPRI is no longer with the Providence CBS affiliate.

WPRI news director Karen Rezendes told TVSpy, “The station wishes her the best in her future endeavors.”

Before coming to WPRI in January 2011, Roberts worked for CBS Newspath. She has also worked at WJLA in Washington, D.C., KATV in Little Rock, AR, WWL and WDSU in New Orleans.

[Providence Journal]

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On the Move, 1/24/11

Laura Behnke joins WABC in New York City as a sports anchor-reporter from her position at KNTV in San Jose.

David Novarro has joined WABC as a reporter-anchor. He comes back to Channel 7 where he worked for 14 years prior to going to WFLD Fox Chicago as an anchor.

Sheldon Dutes jumps over 70 markets and joins WBAL-TV in Baltimore as a reporter from WCSC-TV in Charleston.

Gaard Swanson joins WKMG-TV in Orlando as the weeknight main anchor from sportscaster at KIRO-TV in Seattle.

Jillian Mele moves from NAVTEQ’s Traffic.com and a freelance position at WCAU into a fulltime staff reporter position with WCAU-TV in Philadelphia. Read more

Susan Roberts Joins Providence’s WPRI as Evening Anchor

Days after Providence’s WPRI bid farewell to retiring anchor Karen Adams, the CBS-affiliate is welcoming a new anchor to its team. WPRI announced today that Susan Roberts will join Mike Montecalvo at the anchor desk for the station’s 5, 6, and 11 p.m. newscasts.

Roberts comes to WPRI from CBS Newspath, where she worked as a D.C.-based correspondent. She has provided reports to shows across CBS’s news lineup, including “The Early Show” and the “CBS Evening News.”

Before joining CBS, Roberts was an anchor for D.C.’s WJLA. She is a graduate of Centenary College in Shreveport, Louisiana and carved out her career at stations throughout the south, including KATV in Little Rock and News Orleans stations WWL and WDSU.

She has twice been nominated for an Emmy and her reporting on the 9-11 attacks led to a regional Edward R. Murrow Award for WJLA. Her first day with WPRI will be January 17.

Video of Roberts reporting for CBS after the jump… Read more