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Viva Las Vegas: Former Orlando Anchor’s New Job Revealed

In CBS, Florida, FOX, Hirings, Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne on June 21, 2012 at 3:34 pm

Cale Ramaker (Courtesy: Orlando Sentinel)

By the end of July, Sin City will have a new morning anchor team featuring former Orlando anchorman Cale Ramaker.

Ramaker, who worked at FOX affiliate WOFL for the last seven years, will anchor the morning show from 4 to 7 a.m. at KLAS, the CBS affiliate in Las Vegas.

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Former Miami Weekend Anchor Slides Down A Few Markets To Grab Orlando Anchoring Gig

In Florida, FOX, Hirings, Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne on June 5, 2012 at 9:58 am

LuAnne Sorrell (Courtesy: WSVN)

LuAnne Sorrell, former WSVN reporter and weekend morning anchor, has accepted a job at WOFL, the FOX affiliate in Orlando.

Sorrell had spent the last seven years at the Miami FOX affiliate as a reporter on “Today in Florida.”

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Longtime Tampa Anchor Dies At 63

In Florida, NBC, Obits, Tampa-St. Petersburg on May 13, 2012 at 3:21 pm

Bill Ratliff (Courtesy: Tampa Bay Times)

Former WFLA-TV morning anchor and managing editor Bill Ratliff has died.

The Tampa Bay Times reports the 37-year broadcast journalism veteran passed away Tuesday, May 8, after complications from surgery.

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Birmingham Morning Anchor Announces He’s Leaving TV News

In Alabama, Birmingham, FOX, Leaving the Biz on May 6, 2012 at 2:44 pm

Rick Journey (Courtesy: WBRC-TV)

After two decades as a familiar face among those who work and live in the Birmingham, Ala., area, WBRC morning show anchor Rick Journey has announced he’s leaving the station and the business next month.

Journey began his career at the station in 1992, working in the Tuscaloosa newsroom. He would then move on to covering state politics in Montgomery.

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Tampa Morning Anchor Moves to Minnesota

In ABC, Florida, Hirings, Tampa-St. Petersburg on April 10, 2012 at 8:53 am

Ellen McNamara (Courtesy: Twitter)

Weekend morning anchor Ellen McNamara left Tampa ABC affiliate WFTS after three years at the station.

She’ll be taking a job with KSTP-TV in the Minneapolis-St. Paul market, starting April 23.

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Little Rock Morning Anchor Signs Off After 21 Years

In ABC, Arkansas, Leaving the Biz, Little Rock-Pine Bluff on April 1, 2012 at 7:55 am

Pamela Smith (Courtesy: KATV)

Longtime morning anchor Pamela Smith has ended her career at Little Rock-Pine Bluff ABC affiliate KATV after 21 years at the station.

In a farewell article on the station’s website, Smith said she felt “tremendously blessed to have been in a field that I have enjoyed [for that long].”

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Shreveport Anchor Gets Promoted To Mornings

In CBS, Louisiana, Promotions, Shreveport on February 22, 2012 at 2:02 am

Denise Middleton (Courtesy: KSLA)

Denise Middleton, an anchor with Shreveport, La., CBS affiliate KSLA, is being promoted to morning and noon anchor, her agency said this week.

TVNewser reports Middleton is represented by The NWT Group.

There’s no word yet on when the Texas native will make the shift.

Congratulations, Denise!

Big Apple Talent Comes to Miami Station as Morning Anchor

In CBS, Florida, Hirings, Miami-Ft. Lauderdale on February 14, 2012 at 8:48 am

Rhiannon Ally (Courtesy: Miami Herald)

Rhiannon Ally, a former news personality at WCBS in New York City, was named morning anchor at Miami, Fla., CBS affiliate WFOR last week.

She started her new gig at the Florida O&O yesterday (Monday).

The Miami Herald reports she’ll co-anchor the morning newscast with Jawan Strader.

But why is it such an interesting hire?

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