Changing Channels

N.S. Bienstock is proud to announce the following job placements:

ALI VELSHI joins Al Jazeera America as Anchor of their prime time business show, which is in development.

DAVID MUIR has been named Co-Anchor of 20/20 on ABC News, in addition to anchoring World News with David Muir on Saturdays and Sundays, and his duties as a correspondent.

TOM MAZZARELLI returns to NBC as a Co-Executive Producer of the “Today Show.”

NATALIE MORALES to co-host NBC News’ Peacock Productions produced special for Discovery Channel, where daredevil Nik Wallenda attempts to walk across the Grand Canyon on a tightrope.

KAREN FINNEY joins N.S. Bienstock as a new client and has been named Anchor of her own one hour show on MSNBC airing Saturdays and Sundays.  She was previously a contributor for the network.

NICK PATON WALSH joins N.S. Bienstock as a new client and returns to CNN International as a Senior Correspondent.

DON DAHLER joins CBS News as a New York Correspondent.  Previously, Don was a weekend Anchor/Reporter for WCBS.

JEFF PEGUES is joining CBS News as a Correspondent based in Washington, DC, after 10 years of award winning Reporting at WABC-TV in New York City.

GEORGE HOWELL has joined CNN as a Correspondent based out of Chicago.  Previously, George had been freelancing for CNN out of Atlanta.

ALINA MACHADO joins CNN as an Atlanta based Correspondent from her Reporter position at WTVD-TV in Raleigh-Durham.  

BEN SIMMONEAU joins WNYW in New York as a weekday morning Anchor of “Good Day Wakeup” from weekend morning Anchor at KYW in Philadelphia.

ANTWAN LEWIS has been promoted to weekend Anchor from Reporter at WNYW in New York.

ARAKSYA KARAPETYAN has been promoted to weekday morning Anchor from Reporter at KTTV in Los Angeles.  Araksya joined the Fox O&O a year ago from KOIN in Portland.

ANTOINETTE ANTONIO will join WCVB in Boston as a weekend morning Anchor from KOB in Albuquerque.

MELISSA MACK returns to WJW in her hometown of Cleveland as a weekday afternoon and evening Meteorologist from WBZ in Boston.

LORI WILSON joins WISH in her hometown of Indianapolis as a weeknight 5pm Anchor from weekend Anchor at WCAU in Philadelphia.

DANIELLE GRANT jumps 56 markets and joins KUSA-TV in Denver as a morning Meteorologist from her position at KREM-TV in Spokane.  

ROB CARLMARK joins KXTV in Sacramento as a weekday morning Meteorologist from weekend Meteorologist at KPNX in Phoenix.

DANYA BACCHUS has been promoted to weekend Anchor from Reporter at KNSD in San Diego.

NAJAHE SHERMAN joins WKRN in Nashville as a weekend evening Anchor from weekend morning Anchor at KSHB in Kansas City.

I. DOLLY LENZ, the Vice Chariman of the largest Northeast real estate luxury firm and the most successful real estate agent in the country, joins N.S. Bienstock as a new client and will be a regular contributor on luxury and all matters real estate for CNBC.

Ali, David, Tom, Natalie, Karen, Nick, Don, Jeff, George, Alina, Ben, Antwan, Araksya, Antoinette, Melissa, Lori, Danielle, Rob, Danya, Najahe, and I. Dolly are represented by Adam Leibner, Peter Goldberg, Rick Ramage, Steve Sadicario, and Jennifer Campanile at N.S. Bienstock, Inc., 250 West 57th St, Suite 333, New York, NY 10107, (212) 765-3040. To meet all of our agents, link to