Changing Channels

EATMAN MEDIA SERVICES, Inc. congratulates its clients on their recent successes:


SARA ZENDEHNAM is returning home to San Francisco as a reporter for KTVU-TV. She was previously a reporter for KTXL-TV in Sacramento.

MARY KAY KLEIST has been promoted to the weekday evening meteorologist role for CBS O & O WBBM-TV in Chicago.

KYLIE CAPPS makes an 83-market jump to her hometown of Dallas, joining KDFW-TV as weekend morning meteorologist. Kylie moves from Waco’s KXXV-TV, where she was weekend meteorologist.

GERRY WAGSCHAL has been promoted to Senior Investigative Producer for ABC News in New York. Gerry most recently produced a powerful hour program on Fentanyl for 20/20.

TRICIA WHITAKER has joined Fox Sports Sun and Fox Sports Net Florida as reporter/host. Tricia will be attached to the Tampa Bay Rays, and will report, host pre-and post-game and “Inside the Rays”, and travel with the team. Tricia leaves Tribune’s WTTV-TV, where she was the weekend sports anchor/reporter.

ALLISON CHINCHAR is now a full-time meteorologist for CNN. Allison is the regular weather anchor for CNN’s and CNNI’s weekend programs and also appears on other programs for CNN, CNNI and HLN.

GREG BENNETT has signed a contract as full-time on-air meteorologist for The Weather Channel’s “Local Now” broadcasts. Greg most recently was a meteorologist for Las Vegas station KTNV-TV.

CLARK HOWARD has signed a new deal with Westwood One to continue national syndication of the “Clark Howard Show.” Clark’s radio program is heard in nearly 200 markets. Clark continues his popular consumer segments for WSB-TV and his local radio program for WSB-AM. Clark sponsors (and contributes long hours to) the building of houses for Habitat for Humanity and honored Eatman Media co-founder, the late Bob Eatman, by dedicating a Habitat house in Bob’s memory.

JENNIFER CORREA, a Miami native, has crossed the street in Miami and is the new weekend morning meteorologist at WFOR-TV in Miami, moving from WPLG-TV.

EBONI DEON will be the new weekend morning meteorologist at WSB-TV, Atlanta. She was most recently the weekend morning meteorologist at WFTV-TV, Orlando and moves up to Cox’s flagship station.

LIZ ORTIZ has moved to WBFF-TV, Baltimore as reporter. Liz moves from Spectrum News Jackson, NC.

PAULINE CHIOU has been filling in regularly as anchor for CNN International in New York. Pauline returned to the U.S. last year after 9 years in Asia, where she anchored first for CNNI in Hong Kong, and more recently for CNBC in Singapore.

DAN KOOB has joined KYW-TV in Philadelphia as freelance reporter. Dan moves from Louisville, where he anchored sports for WLKY-TV.

Top D.C. radio morning radio team, THE JUNKIES, has signed a new long-term deal with WJFK-FM (“The Fan”). The Junkies also are seen hosting mornings on NBC Sports Washington.

KRISTIN KETCHELL is the new weekday morning meteorologist at Spectrum News Milwaukee. Kristin leaves a weekend morning meteorologist position with Raleigh’s WNCN-TV. Kristin recently was awarded her CBM Seal of Approval.

ALYSON BRUNER joins Spectrum News Milwaukee as weekend anchor. Alyson leaves Cleveland, where she reported for WOIO-TV.

LINDSAY OLIVER is the new weekend morning anchor with Spectrum News, Columbus, OH. Lindsay was formerly the main anchor for WITN-TV Greenville, N.C.

ERICA GROW has signed a new contract as weekend evening meteorologist for NBC O & O, WNBC-TV, in New York.

Popular feature reporter and personality, VITTORIA WOODILL, has joined Eatman Media Services, Inc. and entered into a new deal with CBS O & O KYW-TV in Philadelphia.

GWEN TOLBART has signed a new contract as weekend evening meteorologist for Fox O & O WTTG-TV in Washington D.C.

RYAN MARSHALL, sports reporter/fill-in anchor, has signed a new contract with KSHB-TV, Kansas City.

CHERYL LEMKE has signed a new contract as Chief meteorologist for Springfield, Illinois’ WICS-TV.

BRIEN MCELHATTEN has signed a new contract and continues as the main anchor at WPTA-TV, Ft. Wayne, IN.

Dominant Quad Cities morning radio team, DWYER and MICHAELS, have signed a new 5-year deal with Townsquare Media.

Sara, Mary Kay, Kylie, Gerry, Tricia, Allison, Greg, Clark, Jennifer, Eboni, Liz, Pauline, Dan, Kristin, Alyson, Lindsay, Erica, Vittoria, Gwen, Ryan, Cheryl, and Brien are represented by Ross Eatman and Todd Foos of Eatman Media Services, Inc. The Junkies and Dwyer and Michaels are represented by Ross Eatman.