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Ramon Zayas, Claribel Collazo Join Telemundo Philadelphia

ramon zayasTelemundo Philadelphia has made two key hires ahead of the launch of local newscasts next year: Claribel Collazo joins the station as assistant news director and Ramon Zayas (pictured) has been named 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. anchor.

Zayas joins WWSI from Telemundo Network News in Miami, where he has been the anchor of “Un Nuevo Dia” since 2011.

“We are thrilled to welcome Ramon to our growing team,” Anzio Williams, vice president of news for Telemundo Philadelphia and WCAU, said in a statement. “He brings a wealth of journalism and broadcasting experience with him, and will play a vital role as we prepare for the launch of our January newscast.”

Collazo was most recently the news director at Telemundo Orlando.

“I’m looking forward to being a part of this news team,” she said. “I believe in connecting with the community and covering real issues with a team of trusted journalists.”

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Jim Rosenfield Set to Join WCAU as Anchor

WCAU has announced Jim Rosenfield will join the Philadelphia NBC owned station as anchor for its 4:00, 6:00 and 11:00 p.m. newscasts beginning September 9.

“Jim is a consummate journalist who is respected by his peers as a true professional,” said Anzio Williams, WCAU’s vice president of news. “I’m looking forward to introducing him to our viewers and welcoming him to the NBC10 family.”

Rosenfield comes to WCAU from the Washington, D.C. NBC owned station WRC where he was a weekend anchor and reporter. Before working at WRC, Rosenfield was an anchor at WNBC and later WCBS in New York. He started his career at WTVD in Raleigh-Durham, N.C., and has also worked at KTRK in Houston, TX, and WLS in Chicago.

He will share anchor duties with Renee Chenault-Fattah, Vai Sikahema and Jacqueline London.

Tedd Florendo Joins WCAU From KLAS

Tedd Florendo is joining WCAU, the NBC owned station in Philadelphia, as a weekend meteorologist.

Florendo moves to Philly from Las Vegas, where he has been a meteorologist, reporter and anchor for CBS affiliate KLAS since 2004. He will officially join WCAU on September 9.

“Tedd has great meteorology skills, paired with a positive energy and style that our viewers will appreciate,” WCAU vice president of news Anzio Williams said in a statement.

Michelle Grossman, WCAU’s former weekend morning meteorologist, recently signed off from the station.

Sharon Stevens Says Goodbye to KSDK

After 20 years at KSDK, education reporter Sharon Stevens is leaving the St. Louis NBC affiliate.

Stevens has served as a mentor to many in the industry, including WCAU news director Anzio Williams, who called her “an inspiration to so many.” In honor of her last day, St. Louis mayor Francis Slay designated July 10, 2013 “Sharon Stevens Day.”

Na’eem Douglas Joins WCAU in Philadelphia

Na’eem Douglas is the newest reporter at WCAU, the NBC owned station in Philadelphia. Douglas comes from News 12 Brooklyn, where he has been a reporter and fill-in anchor since 2007.

“Our daily mission is to deliver breaking news and information to our viewers, and Na’eem will play a big part in that,” WCAU vice president of news Anzio Williams said in a statement.

Douglas, a Philadelphia native, has also worked at WMDT, the ABC affiliate in Salisbury, Md. He is the fourth new journalist to join WCAU since March.

Rosemary Connors Named Weekend Morning Anchor at WCAU

Rosemary Connors has been promoted to weekend morning anchor at WCAU, the NBC owned station in Philadelphia.

Conners joined the station in 2009 as a general assignment reporter. She will continue to report during the week in her new role.

“Rosemary’s depth of experience as a journalist makes her the perfect choice for the anchor desk,” WCAU vice president of news Anzio Williams said in a statement.

Conners replaces Aditi Roy, who left WCAU in February.

George Spencer Joins WCAU From WFTV

George Spencer is joining NBC-owned WCAU in Philadelphia as a general assignment reporter next month.

Spencer moves to Philadelphia from Orlando, where he has been an anchor and reporter at ABC affiliate WFTV since 2008. Prior to that, he held the same role at News 12 The Bronx in New York City.

“George is a dynamic journalist,” WCAU vice president of news Anzio Williams said in a statement. “His style of reporting works well with our mission of delivering viewers the very best news and information available.”

Matt DeLucia Joins WCAU From KVUU

Matt DeLucia is joining WCAU, the NBC-owned station in Philadelphia, next month.

DeLucia comes to Philly from Las Vegas, where he has been a reporter and fill-in anchor at KVVU since 2009. While he was there, he won three Pacific Southwest Emmy awards for journalistic enterprise, team coverage and news writing.

“Matt is an enterprising, hard-working journalist,” WCAU vice president of news Anzio Williams said in a statement. “We’re thrilled to welcome him back to the area as part of the NBC10 family.”

Former Orlando Anchor Jacqueline London Lands at WCAU

Former Orlando anchor Jacqueline London is joining WCAU, the NBC-owned station in Philadelphia.

London spent 10 years at Orlando CBS affiliate WKMG before her departure in 2010. She will begin later this month as an anchor and reporter at WCAU.

“Jacqueline is a skilled journalist and an engaging anchor, and we look forward to welcoming her to the NBC10 team,” WCAU vice president of news Anzio Williams said in announcing the hire.

Anchor Dawn Timmeney Out at Philadelphia’s WCAU

Anchor Dawn Timmeney has left WCAU in Philadelphia, a spokesperson for the NBC O&O confirmed to TVSpy.

WCAU news director Anzio Williams announced the news to staffers in an memo obtained by The 24/7 Newsroom.

“In her 12 years at NBC10 Dawn Timmeney has worn many hats in different dayparts,” Williams wrote after Timmeney’s last newscast Friday. “Please join me in wishing Dawn the very best as she moves forward.”

Timmeney joined WCAU in 2001 as an anchor and reporter. She most recently anchored the 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. newscasts, as well as working as a health and general assignment reporter.

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