UTA reports the following client moves….
DYLAN DREYER becomes one of the hosts of Today’s 9am hour for NBC News. She is also hosting the new series “Earth Odyssey with Dylan Dreyer,” produced by Litton Entertainment and NBC for their “The More You Know” initiative. Earth Odyssey is an 18-episode journey to the wildest points of the globe uncovering the connection between the environment, the wildlife, and human beings that surround them.
CARLEY SHIMKUS signs a new deal with Fox News Channel, adding hosting the weekday morning edition of their Facebook Watch program “Fox News Update” and co-hosting “Primetime Highlights” for FOX Nation to her role as correspondent across all programs.
KENDIS GIBSON moves to MSNBC as a weekend afternoon anchor from overnight anchor at ABC News.
JANAI NORMAN has been promoted from D.C.-based correspondent for ABC News to co-anchor of World News Now, based in New York City.
JACOB WARD joins NBC News as a technology correspondent based in San Francisco. Jacob was most recently a science and technology correspondent for Al Jazeera English.
JESSICA DEAN has joined CNN as a correspondent based in Washington, D.C. She was previously a weeknight anchor at KYW in Philadelphia.
DAVID SPUNT joined Fox News Channel as a correspondent based in Washington, D.C.
MONA KOSAR ABDI joins ABC News as reporter based in Washington, D.C. Prior to this move she was a weekend anchor/MMJ at WEWS-TV in Cleveland.
JONATHAN VIGLIOTTI is making the move to Los Angeles from London as a correspondent for CBS News.
IAN LEE signs on as a correspondent for CBS News, Newspath, and CBSN based out of London. Ian was previously a correspondent for CNN based in Jerusalem.
RAHEL SOLOMON becomes a new client of United Talent Agency and moves to CNBC as a correspondent from weekday morning anchor at KYW in Philadelphia.
SUSAN LI joins the Fox Business Network as a correspondent based in New York City. Previously, Susan was a reporter for CNBC based in New York City.
KIMBERLY BROOKS becomes a new client of United Talent Agency and moves to ABC News in New York as an anchor/correspondent for ABC News Live, the network’s flagship streaming platform. Kim was previously at Fusion as a correspondent, as well as the co-host of 'Nightline on Fusion' based in Miami.
ZAINAB SALBI is named host of Oath’s Yahoo News Show Through Her Eyes. Zainab was previously the host and creator of several TV shows including #MeToo, Now What on PBS and The Zainab Salbi Project, on Huffington Post.
WIL SURRATT becomes the executive producer/showrunner for “Good Morning Football” for Embassy Row and the NFL Network.
ARMEN KETEYIAN signs a new deal to become the anchor and an executive producer of The Athletic Media Company’s new video platform. Armen was previously a correspondent for CBS News’ 60 Minutes and 60 Minutes Sports.
ALAN GOLDBERG enters into a new deal to become an executive producer of The Athletic Media Company’s new video platform. Alan was previously a producer for NBC News’ Dateline.
VICTOR FRANK is named an executive producer of The Athletic Media Company’s new video platform. Victor was previously a producer for CBS Sports.
MICHAEL SHURE is promoted to LA Bureau chief and senior national correspondent for i24 News. Michael was previously i24’s senior national correspondent.
DAN BOWENS is promoted to weekend evening anchor at WNYW, the Fox O&O in New York.
KAYLA MAMELAK becomes a staff reporter for WNYW in New York.
KIM TOBIN joins KNBC in Los Angeles as a reporter/anchor from KNXV in Phoenix.
LAUREN VICTORY promoted to full time reporter at WBBM.
TARA MOLINA heads to WBBM in Chicago as a reporter. Prior to this move she was a reporter at WEWS-TV in Cleveland.
MICHELLE MARSH becomes a new client of United Talent Agency and enters into a new agreement with WJLA as the 4pm, 6:30pm, and 10pm weeknight Anchor at WJLA, in Washington, D.C.
BLAKE MCCOY joins WTTG in Washington, D.C. as a weeknight anchor from correspondent at NBC News.
LUZ PENA moves from Univision to KGO in San Francisco as a reporter.
BEN SIMMONEAU adds the 4:30pm newscast to his weeknight 5pm and 10pm anchoring at WCVB in Boston.
AMAKA UBAKA is promoted to weekday morning and noon Anchor at WHDH in Boston. Amaka joined WHDH as a reporter two years ago.
VINCENT CRIVELLI joined KPRC in Houston as a reporter.
JAMIE KENNEDY becomes an MMJ at WGCL in Atlanta.
ASHLEY THOMPSON becomes a new client of United Talent Agency and enters into a new agreement with WGCL in Atlanta as a reporter/anchor.
ALEX JOKICH joined KSTP in St. Paul as general assignment reporter.
FRANCES WANG heads to WFOR in Miami to be a weekend anchor/reporter from her duties at KXTV in Sacramento as a reporter/fill-in anchor.
NICKY ZIZAZA joined WKMG in Orlando as a general assignment reporter.
ASHLEY BROWN has joined WISH in her hometown of Indianapolis as their chief meteorologist from WLWT in Cincinnati.
STELLA ESCOBEDO returns to her Southern California roots by moving to KFMB in San Diego as a weekday morning anchor. Most recently, Stella was an anchor at KGUN in Tucson.
NATALIE SHEPHERD joins WDJT in Milwaukee as a weekday evening anchor/reporter. Natalie leaves WWL in New Orleans where she was an anchor/reporter.
ASHLEY GLASS joined WPEC as a weekday morning anchor in West Palm Beach.
TERACE GARNIER joined WPBF in West Palm Beach as a reporter.
TOM MILLER has been promoted to weekend evening anchor from his duties anchoring the weekend mornings at KXAN in Austin.
JORDAN MAZZA joined WLNE in Providence as a reporter/MMJ.
GEORGE MALLET becomes an anchor at KIMT in Rochester, MN.
ANDREW KOZAK becomes a meteorologist at Spectrum News in Columbus, OH.
Dylan, Carley, Kendis, Janai, Jacob, Jessica, David, Mona, Jonathan, Ian, Rahel, Susan, Zainab, Will, Armen, Alan, Victor, Michael, Dan, Kayla, Kim, Lauren, Tara, Michelle, Blake, Luz, Ben, Amaka, Vincent, Jamie, Ashley, Alex, Frances, Nicky, Ashley, Stella, Natalie, Ashley, Terace, Tom, Jordan, George, and Andrew are represented by Rick Ramage, Jennifer Campanile, Peter Goldberg, Adam Leibner, Steve Sadicario, Marc Paskin, Miae Shin, J.B. Fitzgerald, Lia Aponte, and Dominique Girardi at United Talent Agency 888 Seventh Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10106, (212) 659-2600.