Big Anchor Shake Up at Reno Station


A big Anchor shake up in America's Biggest Little City (Really that's what they call it).

KRNV in Reno says that morning anchor Bill Frankmore and weathercaster Jen Wahl are joined by Kristina Nelson on News 4 Today from 5:00am to 7:00am. The change is effective Today

Kristina joined News 4 in January and has been anchoring News 4 at 11pm since early February. Kristina came to News 4 from KVAL in Eugene, Oregon where she was a reporter and fill-in weather anchor. Before Eugene she was a news anchor and reporter at KCBY in Coos Bay, Oregon. Kristina has been recognized by the Oregon Society of Professional Journalists for her feature reporting and photojournalism. Kristina was a member of the 2004 National Champion University of Southern California Water Polo team.

Elias Johnson takes over as anchor of News 4 at 11pm. Elias last reported for KPHO in Phoenix. He has also reported and anchored at stations in Iowa, WHO and KDSM. Elias’ reporting and videography have earned him national & regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, an Emmy Nomination, and National Press Photographer Association awards among others. Elias graduated from Arizona State University where he was a member of the 2006 Sun Devil PAC-10 championship wrestling team.

Longtime Reno journalists Joe Hart and Shelby Sheehan will continue to anchor and report for News 4 at 4, News 4 at 5 and News 4 at 6. Brandon Wholey is Chief Meteorologist delivering your 4cast on for News 4 at 4, 5, 6 and News 4 at 11. Bryan Samudio continues as News 4 Sports Director and Julia Lopez as Sports Anchor/Reporter. Melissa Carlson anchors and hosts the News 4 Forum at 11am with forecaster Jen Wahl. Frankmore, Carlson and Wahl will continue to anchor News 4 at Noon