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Unconfirmed: Shreveport Reporter Skyrockets To Dallas

In CBS, Hirings, Louisiana, Shreveport on June 19, 2012 at 8:14 am

Erin Stevenson (Courtesy: Facebook)

Former KSLA-TV reporter Erin Stevenson will soon be starting at an unnamed Dallas, Texas television station.

That’s if information from an Arkansas TV blog is accurate, of course.

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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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New Orleans CBS Affiliate Looks From Within To Fill Traffic Reporter Vacancy

In CBS, Louisiana, New Orleans, Promotions on June 6, 2012 at 10:00 am

Sheba Turk (Courtesy: WWL-TV)

New Orleans native and WWL employee Sheba Turk has been selected as the CBS affiliate’s new morning traffic reporter.

According to her station bio, Turk had worked as an associate producer for the morning news since September 2011.

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Shreveport Forecaster Sues Former Employer For Discrimination; ND Leaves Abruptly

In Arkansas, Firings, Little Rock-Pine Bluff, Louisiana, NBC, Shreveport, Weather on May 31, 2012 at 10:43 am

Michael Fabac (Courtesy: TVSpy)

An Austin news director with Little Rock ties has left NBC affiliate KXAN after the station found itself in legal trouble earlier this month.

But it’s unclear whether or not Michael Fabac, who had also been ND at Little Rock’s KLRT, left voluntarily.

Two lawsuits filed against the station — one from a former weekend morning meteorologist — have sent shockwaves through the building.

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Big Easy Welcomes Former Missouri Reporter

In Hirings, Louisiana, NBC, New Orleans on May 30, 2012 at 1:55 pm

Blake Hanson (Courtesy: Twitter)

Former Missouri reporter/anchor Blake Hanson has been hired by WDSU-TV in New Orleans.

In fact, TVSpy reports he’s been on the air in the Big Easy nearly a week now.

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Former Lafayette Reporter Jumps 92 Markets With New Job

In ABC, Hirings, Lafayette, Louisiana on May 29, 2012 at 5:16 pm

Shawn Kline (Courtesy: Twitter)

Former KATC reporter Shawn Kline just caught a big break. After working in Lafayette, La., he scored a job with Columbus, Ohio, ABC affiliate WSYX.

That’s a jump to market 34. Kline will be a multimedia reporter, according to TVSpy.

Congratulations, Shawn!

Shreveport Reporter’s New Texas Job Brings Him Full Circle In Career

In ABC, Hirings, Louisiana, Shreveport on May 29, 2012 at 4:22 pm

Gary Cooper, multimedia journalist at KTBS in Shreveport, La., has accepted a job in his hometown of San Antonio.

TVSpy reports Cooper will re-join KENS as a multimedia reporter next month.

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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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Nexstar Posts First Quarter Gains Of Almost 20 Percent

In Arkansas, Little Rock-Pine Bluff, Louisiana, NBC, Nexstar, Retransmission, Shreveport on May 26, 2012 at 10:06 am

Nexstar Broadcasting, which operates or owns 55 television stations across the U.S., has announced a 19.6 percent increase in net revenue for the first quarter of 2012 versus last year.

Two of those stations Nexstar owns are in the South TV News viewing area: KARK in Little Rock, Ark., and KTAL in Shreveport, La.

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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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