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Knoxville Station Gets New ND

In Gannett, Hirings, Knoxville, NBC, Tennessee on June 9, 2012 at 9:29 am

Christy Moreno (Courtesy: Twitter)

Christy Moreno has been tapped as WBIR-TV’s news director, her first ND job after several producing stints.

Industry firm Rick Gevers reports Moreno previously served asĀ assistant news director at KENS-TV in San Antonio, Texas.

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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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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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New Reporter for KARK Hired

In Arkansas, Hirings, Little Rock-Pine Bluff, NBC on May 16, 2012 at 1:57 pm

Josh Berry (Courtesy: KARK-TV)

Josh Berry joins the KARK-TV team this month as the Little Rock, Ark., NBC affiliate’s newest reporter.

According to an article on ArkansasMatters.com, Berry previously worked at KTAB, the CBS affiliate in Abilene, Texas.

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Emmy Award-Winning Reporter Gets Memphis Job

In CBS, Hirings, Memphis, Tennessee on May 3, 2012 at 6:45 am

Michele Reese (Courtesy: WREG)

Texas native Michele Reese has been hired by WREG-TV, the CBS affiliate for the Memphis, Tenn., market, where she’ll serve as a reporter.

According to her biography on the WREG website, Reese had previously worked at KYTX in Tyler, Texas as the 5 p.m. anchor and investigative reporter.

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McKay Takes Top Tier Management Position at Shreveport NBC Affiliate

In Arkansas, Hirings, Louisiana, NBC, Shreveport on February 14, 2012 at 3:02 pm

Current KTAL logo

Mark McKay will be the new vice president and general manager for KTAL-TV, the NBC affiliate for the Shreveport, La.-Texarkana, Texas market, Nexstar Broadcasting announced today.

The hire brings McKay full circle, because he actually began his broadcasting career at KTAL in 1980 as a news anchor/reporter.

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Former Ft. Myers Reporter Pegged as National Correspondent for ABC News

In ABC, Florida, Ft. Myers-Naples, Hirings, NBC on January 24, 2012 at 6:59 pm

Mark Greenblatt (Courtesy: News-Press.com)

Southwest Floridians will be able to see more of former investigative reporter Mark Greenblatt because he just got a new gig with a lot of national exposure.

The News-Press’ Chris Wadsworth reports Greenblatt, who had worked for WBBH-TV (NBC2) in the early 2000s, has been named a national correspondent for ABC News.

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