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Lafayette Morning Anchor Calls It Quits After 20 Years

In ABC, Lafayette, Leaving the Biz, Louisiana, Moving On on June 10, 2012 at 10:27 am

Tom Voinche (Courtesy: KATC)

After a twenty-year legacy with ABC affiliate KATC in Lafayette, La., anchor Tom Voinche announced last week he will retire from the station.

In an article published on KATC.com, Voinche looked back on his legacy.

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Former Miami Anchor Hired In Tampa “To Help” In Ratings War

In CBS, Florida, FOX, Hirings, Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, Tampa-St. Petersburg on May 29, 2012 at 9:22 am

Charles Billi (Courtesy: Twitter)

Charles Billi, former Miami news anchor, has now taken a job at Tampa-St. Petersburg, Fla., CBS affiliate WTSP.

Billi left WSVN in 2011 with 12 years under his belt, saying he wanted to pursue other opportunities.

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Kansas City Broadcaster Set To Become Louisiana Station’s Top Anchor

In Arkansas, CBS, Hirings, Louisiana, Monroe-El Dorado on May 27, 2012 at 12:14 pm

Mark Boyle (Courtesy: KCTV)

Kansas City weekend anchor and reporter Mark Boyle will soon become the new main anchor for KNOE-TV in the Monroe, La.-El Dorado, Ark., market, according to TVSpy.

Boyle currently works at CBS affiliate KCTV, where he’s been employed since July 2010.

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New Orleans Reporter Snags Anchor Job By Sliding Down A Few Markets

In ABC, Baton Rouge, Hirings, Louisiana, NBC, New Orleans on May 25, 2012 at 6:48 pm

Rosa Flores (Courtesy: Twitter)

Rosa Flores will be the new 4 p.m. anchor and reporter at WBRZ-TV, the ABC affiliate for the Baton Rouge, La., market.

TVSpy reports Flores worked at WDSU-TV in New Orleans as a reporter. Her biography has been pulled from the website, but Flores’ official site still has her listed as working for the NBC affiliate.

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Florida Anchor’s On-Camera Antics Get Him Charged With Grand Theft

In Florida, Miami-Ft. Lauderdale on May 22, 2012 at 8:54 am

Frank Cairo/Ivan Valdes (Courtesy: Miami Herald)

A television anchor and producer with TV Azteca has been charged with grand theft after police say he stole chairs and carpet from his downstairs neighbor in Doral, Fla., and it was his performance on camera that tipped them off.

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Miami Sportscaster Gets Bumped Up To News Anchor

In Florida, Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, NBC, Promotions on May 21, 2012 at 2:27 pm

Adam Kuperstein (Courtesy: WTVJ-TV)

After six years as WTVJ-TV’s sports anchor and reporter, Adam Kuperstein has been moved to the anchor desk at the Miami NBC affiliate.

TV News Check reports Kuperstein joined co-anchor Jackie Nespral last week to anchor the 5, 6 and 11 p.m. newscasts.

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Former Tampa Anchor Charged With DUI

In Florida, Tampa-St. Petersburg on May 18, 2012 at 4:02 pm

Jennifer Holloway (Courtesy: Tampa Bay Times)

Probably a good thing she’s no longer on the anchor desk, right?

Former Bay News 9 anchor Jennifer Holloway was charged Sunday night (May 13) with driving under the influence after being stopped in Fort Meade, Fla., according to the Tampa Bay Times.

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Former Boston Anchor Gets New Chance At TV in Florida

In ABC, Florida, Hirings, Tampa-St. Petersburg on May 13, 2012 at 1:12 pm

Paul Mueller (Courtesy: WGGB-TV)

Paul Mueller, an anchor at ABC affiliate WGGB in Boston until a year ago, has now reappeared on the broadcast news horizon, this time working in Tampa, Fla.

Popular Boston blog btvn reports Mueller started last week for Bay News 9, an independent station in the market. But why did he abruptly quit the business for a year? Alcoholism.

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New Orleans Traffic Reporter Comes Back Home To Florida

In ABC, Alabama, CBS, Florida, FOX, Hirings, Louisiana, Mobile-Pensacola, New Orleans on May 11, 2012 at 9:32 am

Christina Leavenworth (Courtesy: WEAR-TV)

Florida native Christina Leavenworth has landed back in her home state after a stint at WWL-TV in New Orleans. Leavenworth was the morning traffic reporter there.

WEAR-TV–the ABC affiliate for the Mobile, Ala.,-Pensacola, Fla., market–has given her a weekend anchor and reporter position, hiring the Niceville native last week.

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Former Pensacola Morning Anchor Gets Big Market Jump

In ABC, Alabama, CBS, Florida, Hirings, Mobile-Pensacola, Panama City on May 7, 2012 at 10:52 am

Bree Sison (Courtesy: Facebook)

Bree Sison, former morning anchor and producer for WEAR-TV in the Mobile, Ala.-Pensacola, Fla. market, has now begun working at WBZ, the CBS affiliate in Boston. She started last month.

According to the resume on her website, Sison had spent three years at WEAR-TV and another three at WMBB-TV in Panama City, Fla., working her way up from reporter to morning anchor.

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