Talent Moves At DCA
RON BURKE moves to KOAT-TV in Albuquerque where he’ll anchor the 4 p.m. newscast and then do sports at 6 and 10. KARSEN BUSCHJOST takes his first Main Anchor gig at KMID-TV in the Odessa-Midland market. LAUREN McDONALD returns home to North Carolina as Morning Co-Anchor for WCCB-TV in Charlotte (from KXRM, Colorado Springs). Meteorologist Brett Anthony takes a Chief gig at KYTX-TV in the Tyler-Longview market (from weekends at KCTV-TV in Kansas City).LISA WASHINGTON moves to Primary Co-Anchor at WNEP-TV in the Scranton-Wilkes Barre market (from weekends at KDKA-TV in Pittsburgh). SCOTT CARPENTER makes the wise move from sports to news. He’ll be the new Weekend Morning Anchor at Des Moines powerhouse KCCI-TV (from Sports Anchor, WLTZ-TV, Columbus, GA). SHARON TAZEWELL is now anchoring for Spectrum 1 News Carolina. Reporter TYLER DUMONT joins WJAR-TV in Providence. CHIP BRIERRE joins The Washington Football Team as Broadcaster / Host. Reporter DARREN BOTELHO joins WLNE-TV In Providence. GABRIELLE FRANKLIN jumps to Denver’s KDVR/KWGN (from the Champaign-Springfield omarket) as Political Reporter/MMJ. Reporter ROBERT GRANT joins WFOX/WJAX-TV in Jacksonville (from WVLT-TV,
Knoxville). All are represented by Steve Swienckowski at DCA Talent.