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Hearst Television’s Hallie Jackson Joins NBC

HallieJacksonAfter two years as a national correspondent for Hearst Television, Hallie Jackson is joining NBC News as a correspondent.

“Hallie is sure to be a dynamic addition to our team,” NBC SVP of newsgathering David Verdi wrote in a note to staff this morning. “Not only is she a talented on-air reporter who is well versed in the biggest national issues facing this country, but she also has valuable experience working in digitally-integrated environments, and has an instinct for engaging audiences on all platforms.”

Jackson will begin reporting from NBC’s Los Angeles bureau later this month and rotate through several bureaus before she gets a permanent assignment. Before Hearst, she worked at WFSB in Hartford and WBOC in Salisbury, Md.

TVNewser has Verdi’s full note.

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As Jason Newton Joins WBAL, Stan Stovall Moves From Mornings to Evenings

jason newtonJason Newton is joining WBAL, Hearst’s NBC affiliate in Baltimore. The Baltimore native will anchor the weekday morning newscasts alongside Mindy Basara beginning next month.

With Newton joining station, current morning anchor Stan Stovall will shift to evenings, joining Donna Hamilton as co-anchor of the 11 p.m. newscast at the end of December. Rod Daniels will remain Hamilton’s co-anchor at 6 p.m.

It is a move within Hearst for Newton, who is a breaking news anchor for the morning newscast at WISN in Milwaukee. He has previously worked at WBOC in Salisbury, Md., and WJZ in Baltimore.

“I look forward to joining a newsroom known for its award-winning investigative journalism and political coverage. WBAL-TV is the station I grew up watching,” Newton said in a statement. “Coming home to cover everything that makes this city special is an honor and a privilege.”

A New Meteorologist and a Retirement at Boston’s WCVB

WCVB is adding a meteorologist and losing a veteran reporter to retirement, the Boston ABC affiliate announced Thursday.

Amalia Barreda (left) who has worked for the station for 21 years, will retire at the end of June.

“These 21 years have been a great ride, covering unforgettable stories with thoughtful, hard-working and talented people,” Barreda said in a statement. “This was a huge and hard decision to make, and it is bittersweet to leave so many of you who I consider family to spend more time with family.”

Barreda’s announcement comes on the same day that Danielle Vollmar (right) begins as the station’s weekend morning meteorologist.

“Danielle is a talented and passionate meteorologist, a strong compliment to StormTeam 5,” WCVB president and general manager Bill Fine said in a statement.

Vollmar comes from KDAF, the CW affiliate in Dallas. She has also worked at KOKH in Oklahoma City, WBOC in Salisbury, Md., and WENY in Elmira, N.Y.

WBOC Uses Facebook to Identify Suspected Thief

WBOC, the CBS affiliate in Salisbury, MD, showed off the power of local media by helping an area produce stand owner nab a suspected thief.

Allen Cole, the stand owner, set up a surveillance camera to watch over his stand.  When the camera captured a suspected thief taking money out of a cash jar he keeps near his produce, he sent the footage to WBOC.

Reporter Ko Im told TVSpy she posted the footage on the station’s Facebook page and, “About 15,000 (people) saw the post and we got hundreds of comments/shares.  We got calls possibly identifying the man behind the theft at a produce stand – and by news time, police say they’ve got a suspect.”

See WBOC’s report after the jump…

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Dan Satterfield Joins WBOC as Chief Meteorologist

Dan Satterfield is joining WBOC, the CBS-affiliate in Salisbury, MD, as chief meteorologist, dcrtv.com reports.

Satterfield was formerly the chief meteorologist at WHNT in Huntsville. He left in December after 17 years with the station to explore new opportunities.

The veteran meteorologist has more than 30 years of experience on the air. He will join Brian Keane and John Trout on the WBOC weather team.

WHDH’s Michelle Relerford Set to Join WMAQ

Michelle Relerford, a weekend anchor and reporter at Boston’s WHDH, is leaving the station to join WMAQ in Chicago.

Relerford will start at WMAQ — Chicago’s NBC O&O — on September 6. She joins the station as a general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor. This will not be her first time reporting in the Chicago market — prior to joining WHDH, Relerford was a freelance reporter at WFLD, the Fox O&O. She has also reported at WEWS in Cleveland, WNDU in South Bend and WBOC in Salisbury, MD.

Relerford is the third on-air personality to depart from the Sunbeam-owned WHDH this month. The station is currently auditioning in-house for replacement anchors for Frances Rivera, who is joining WPIX, and Matt Lorch, who is joining KCPQ.