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KMOV Anchor Larry Conners On Road to Recovery After Surgery

If viewers of St.Louis CBS affiliate KMOV have been wondering what happened to anchor Larry Conners, they can wonder no more.

According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Conners has been out of action after a second rotator cuff surgery. He posted the slow progress of his recovery on facebook last week saying,

Pain meds not working again but think infection is improving. Seeing doctor tomorrow. Still hoping [t]o be back on air soon. As always thanks for prayers and don’t forget those much worse off. Read more

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On the Move, 1/14/13

Sharon Reed joins KMOV in St. Louis as primary anchor. Reed was most recently an anchor at WOIO in Cleveland.

Keith Jones joins WTVJ in Miami from WTSP in Tampa. Jones will be WTVJ’s morning and noon anchor.

Wendy Corona moves from Dallas to Atlanta as she becomes WSB’s weekend evening anchor. In Dallas, Corona was a freelance reporter at WFAA.

George Smith joins WOIO in Cleveland from ESPN. Smith will anchor WOIO’s weeknight newscasts. Read more

Anchor Sharon Reed Moves to KMOV

Sharon Reed has joined KMOV, the St. Louis CBS affiliate as anchor for the 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. news.

“In my career, I’ve enjoyed digging for stories and delivering exclusives.  It’s not a job… it’s my absolute passion,” Reed said in a statement posted to the station’s website.  “I also believe in tackling assignments from a fresh perspective and with a different approach.  It’s made me a better journalist and, I’d like to think, it’s helped the people who watch look at some things in a whole new way.”

Reed, who last worked for WOIO in Cleveland, may be best known for participating in a nude photo as part of a story she was covering about artist Spencer Tunick‘s photography installation.  She has also been rumored to have been linked with NBA star Le Bron James.

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Denise Dufala Named Evening Co-Anchor at WOIO

Cleveland CBS-affiliate WOIO has named an evening co-anchor for newly-hired Romona Robinson: Denise Dufala.

Robinson’s WOIO hire was announced last week. She and Dufala will anchor the 6 and 11 p.m. newscasts beginning tomorrow evening, the Cleveland Plain-Dealer reports.

Robinson parted ways with rival WKYC, Cleveland’s NBC-affiliate, in December after failing to come to an agreement with station management over a new contract. Robinson’s hire at WOIO was coupled with the news that anchors Sharon Reed and Lynna Lai would both be leaving the station.

Former WKYC Anchor Romona Robinson Will Join Rival WOIO-WUAB

Romona Robinson, who left Cleveland’s WKYC in December after negotiations to extend her contract failed, is joining rival WOIO-WUAB.

Robinson spent 15 years at WKYC, which is the market’s NBC-affiliate. She will begin as the afternoon and evening anchor at WOIO-WUAB, CBS and MyNetworkTV affiliates, respectively, on February 2. The move is a homecoming for Robinson, who began her career as an anchor at WUAB.

In a statement announcing her hire, the station called Robinson “one of the most respected journalists in Northeast Ohio.” Read more