Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Austin TV job moves

What went down in the Capitol City TV job world while I was on blogging break

Natalie Stoll signs off at KXAN
After nearly six years forecasting Austin weather and reporting on environmental stories for KXAN, meteorologist Natalie Stoll is moving to a job off-camera. Thursday is Stoll’s last day on air.

Jessica Holloway
Jessica Holloway
Former KVUE reporter Jessica Holloway lands KTRK abc13 reporter gig
Former KVUE 24 Austin crime and criminal justice beat reporter, Jessica Holloway, showed up as a reporter at KTRK abc13 during my blog break time.

Univision 62 hires new news anchor
Univision 62 is expanding its news team with the addition of a new evening co-anchor. Hugo Chavez Montes is joining Regina Rodriguez on KAKW’s 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. weeknight newscasts.

KEYE's news director leaving for Florida gig
News director Greg Turchetta is leaving KEYE and heading back home to Florida for a new gig.

Ex-KVUE anchor Jessica Vess lands new gig
Former KVUE anchor Jessica Vess has a new gig.

KVUE meteorologist Andrew Chung leaves KVUE
Weekend evening meteorologist Andrew Chung is also set to depart KVUE, in search of a chief meteorologist gig elsewhere. Chung’s replacement is Lynae Miyer, a Baylor graduate who has previously worked for stations in Victoria, Lubbock and Waco, as well as Salt Lake City.

Elizabeth Saab joins Fox 7 KTBC
Elizabeth Saab will be a general assignment reporter for FOX 7. Effective August 27th, Saab will report for the 5, 9 and 10 p.m. newscasts. Most recently, Saab served as reporter/anchor/producer for FoxNews.com. Prior to that, she was a digital content consultant for Hermedia Group,LLC in New York. She was also reporter/anchor/producer for News Corporation’s The Daily. Earlier in her career, Saab was a news reporter/video journalist for FiOS1 News in Rye Brook, New York and Video Photographer / Field Producer / Desk Researcher for NY1 News in New York. She has also been a contributor for Huffington Post Live and The TV Guide Channel. A graduate of Hollins University, Saab holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Studio Art.

Nick Spinetto joins fox 7 KTBC's "Good Day Austin"
Nick Spinetto will be a reporter for “Good Day Austin.” Effective August 27th, Spinetto will report for the weekday morning newscast. Most recently, Spinetto served as a general assignment reporter for WMUR-TV in Manchester, NH. Prior to that, he was a general assignment reporter for WINK-TV in Fort Myers, FL for six years. Earlier, Spinetto was a reporter/anchor for WSHM-TV in Springfield, MA. He began his career as a reporter/anchor for KRHD-TV in Bryan, TX.A graduate of Emerson College, Spinetto holds a Bachelor of Science in Journalism.



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