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On the Move, 9/16/13

Ross Shimabuku joins Al Jazeera America in New York City as a sports anchor. Previously, Shimabuku worked at KSWB in San Diego.

Maria Quiban becomes the meteorologist for the Fox Sports 1 College Football Saturday pregame show. She will continue in her role as weekday morning meteorologist at KTTV, the Fox owned station in Los Angeles.

Jonathan Martin joins Al Jazeera America as a Nashville-based correspondent. He previously worked as a reporter and anchor at WSMV in Nashville.

Chris Murphy joins WTXF in Philadelphia as anchor of “Good Day Philadelphia.” He comes from KGTV in San Diego.

Roop Raj, formerly the weekend morning anchor at WJBK in Detroit, has been promoted to anchor of the weekday 4:30 a.m. newscast. Read more

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KSWB Sports Anchor Calls Danica Patrick a ‘B—-’

KSWB sports anchor Ross Shimabuku stopped just short of calling NASCAR driver Danica Patrick a bitch during a newscast last week.

Reporting on comments that Patrick had made about being called “sexy,” Shimabuku, who has been with the Fox-affiliate since 2009, suggested another word.

“It starts with a ‘B’ and it’s not ‘beautiful’” (video above). Read more