Christmas Moves

The Agents at Napoli Management Group have placed a number of clients in new jobs just the Holidays.

Here is the list of recent client moves from Napoli:

Katy Tur is promoted to the London Bureau Correspondent for NBC.  Previously, she was a reporter for NBC based in New York.

P.J. Javaheri renews as primary weather anchor at CNN International based in Atlanta.

Dan Mannarino renews his agreement with WPIX in New York as a featured reporter on the weekday morning newscasts.

Melissa Etezadi joins KNBC in Los Angeles as a freelance reporter.  Most recently, she was a reporter for WKYT in Lexington, Kentucky.

Justin Finch moves up to Philadelphia to report for KYW.  For the last three years he reported for WTVJ in Miami.

Gabriel Roxas moves to a top 5 market and joins KTVT in Dallas as a reporter.  For the last two years, Gabriel has been a reporter at KXTV in Sacramento.

Latoya Silmon renews her agreement with KDFW in Dallas as a reporter and fill-in anchor.

Remeisha Shade renews her agreement with KXAS in Dallas as weekend evening meteorologist.

Julie Loncich joins WBZ in Boston as a staff reporter.  Prior, she was freelance reporting for WCVB in Boston.

Angie Goff renews her agreement with WRC in Washington DC as the weekend morning anchor and reporter.  She also fills-in for NBC News on Early Today and MSNBC First Look.

Dana Fowle renews as investigative reporter with WAGA in Atlanta.

Grace White returns to her hometown of Houston and joins KHOU as a reporter.  Previously, she was a weekend anchor and reporter for KABB/WOAI in San Antonio.

Larry Seward renews his agreement with KHOU in Houston as a general assignment reporter.  Larry joined KHOU in 2011.

Jason Colthorp joins WDIV in Detroit as a fill-in anchor and general assignment reporter.  He leaves WILX in Lansing where he worked for fifteen years, most recently as primary evening anchor.

Amanda Grace joins Gannett’s KING-TV in Seattle as an anchor and reporter.  Previously, she was an anchor and reporter for WHDH in Boston.

Kelly Franson returns to the west and closer to home as she becomes the morning and evening meteorologist for KIRO in Seattle.  She has been a meteorologist with WBTV in Charlotte since 2007.

Morgan Palmer is promoted to the weekday morning meteorologist at KIRO in Seattle.  Morgan joined KIRO as the weekend meteorologist in 2012. 

Cayle Thompson becomes an anchor and reporter for KOMO in Seattle.  Previously, he was an anchor and reporter for WINK in Ft. Myers.

Jack Highberger moves to Minneapolis and joins KMSP as a reporter.  He leaves KGPE/KSEE in Fresno where he has been an MMJ.

Jenise Fernandez jumps over 40 markets and becomes a reporter for WPLG in her hometown of Miami.  For the last two years, Jenise has been a reporter for WEAR in Pensacola.

Gina Benitez moves up over 70 markets as she becomes a reporter for WOFL in Orlando.  Previously, Gina was weekend anchor and reporter for KFOX in El Paso.

Chris Hush moves to Orlando as a reporter for WESH.  He previously reported for WGAL, the Hearst station in Harrisburg.

Kirstin Delgado makes a 100 market jump to weekend morning anchor and reporter for WOFL in Orlando.  Previously she was a morning anchor for WLTZ in Columbus, Georgia.

Chris Flanagan renews his agreement as primary anchor with WEWS in Cleveland.

Rob Sneed joins Raycom’s WOIO in Cleveland as a freelance reporter.  For the last two years, he was an MMJ for WDTN in Dayton.

Jackie Zabielski renews her agreement as traffic anchor at WEWS in Cleveland.

Tamara Berg renews her agreement with KCRA in Sacramento as morning meteorologist.

Cara Sapida renews her agreement with WPXI in Pittsburgh as a general assignment reporter.

Cory Marshall joins KATU in Portland as a general assignment reporter.  Previously, she was reporter for KGUN in Tucson.

James Gherardi moves to WXIN/WTTV in Indianapolis as a reporter.  Previously, he was a reporter with WSET in Lynchburg.

Lauren Lowrey renews her agreement with WISH in Indianapolis as morning anchor.

Maria Arcega-Dunn becomes a staff reporter and fill-in anchor for KSWB in San Diego.  Maria has been freelancing for the station for the past two months.

Ernie Zuniga renews his agreement with KABB in San Antonio as morning anchor.

Erin Guy renews her agreement as weekend anchor with WPBF in West Palm Beach.

Jared Plushnick joins KXAN in Austin as weekend meteorologist. He leaves KAGS in College Station where he was chief meteorologist.

Terri Gruca renews her agreement with KVUE in Austin as primary anchor.

Stephanie Jay renews her agreement as morning anchor with KVVU in Las Vegas.

John Dabkovich renews his agreement with KVVU in Las Vegas as early morning anchor and reporter.

Ed Drantch becomes Sunday evening anchor and MMJ at WKBW in Buffalo from MMJ at WIVB also in Buffalo.

Jacki Jing moves to New Orleans as the new morning anchor at WGNO-TV.  Previously, she was morning anchor for WXIX in Cincinnati.

Candace Burns moved from WJRT in Flint where she was an anchor and reporter to currently anchor at WTVR in Richmond.

Reba Hollingsworth renews her agreement with WTVR in Richmond as morning anchor.

Mona Nair returns to WATE in Knoxville as a morning reporter and weekend morning anchor.  After taking some time to travel to Dubai and India, Mona resumes her tenure at the ABC affiliate where she previously was a reporter and fill-in anchor.

Tom Rader is the sports anchor and reporter for WOWK in Huntington, WV.  He is anchoring weekend sports coverage while also contributing from the field during the week.  Previously, he was at KFXV in McAllen, Texas as primary sports anchor.

Stephen Ryan joins KVOA in Tucson as primary weeknight anchor.  He moves from Phoenix where he had been an anchor and reporter for KTVK for the past three years.

Jack Miller heads to Des Moines as the primary anchor for WOI-TV.  Prior, Jack had been a freelance anchor for Central Florida News 13 in Orlando.

Ali Bradley moves to Toledo as the morning traffic anchor for WTOL and morning news anchor for WUPW.  She leaves KTWO in Casper where she was an anchor.

Amanda Starrantino becomes a staff reporter with KSBY in San Luis Obispo after just a couple of months as a freelance reporter.

Cheryl Casone was the keynote speaker at an annual meeting for The Council for a Better Louisiana addressing the shortage of skilled labor.

These journalists are represented by Mendes Napoli, Laurie Jacoby, David Ahrendts, Jean Sage, Sue McInerney, Liz Sherwin, Liz Hart, Al Corral, andGary Brown of Napoli Management Group.

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