Congrats to our friends at Napoli Managment for a number of great talent placements. In recent months, they have epanded their strong footprint in sports broadcasting respresentation as well as news.
Bridget Condon joins the NFL Network in Los Angeles as an anchor, host and reporter. Eric Krakauer joins Charlotte FC of Major League Soccer (MLS) as its first-ever play-by-play announcer for the team’s English broadcasts on WSOC-TV and TV64. Matt Zahn is promoted to sports anchor and reporter at WBBM in Chicago. Meg McDonald joins Monumental Sports Network in Washington, DC as host of the live betting show and its associated podcast, By the Book.
Max Gorden makes a move to the FOX Weather Channel as a correspondent based in Los Angeles. Anthony Pura joins CBS News as a freelance correspondent based in Los Angeles. Stef Manisero returns to New York as a MMJ for Spectrum NY1. Reporter Gaynor Hall adds regular anchoring to her job duties as she is promoted to weekend morning anchor at WGN in Chicago. Amanda Starrantino is joining KPIX in San Francisco as morning, mid-day, and CBSN-Bay Area anchor. Raul Martinez successfully makes the move from sports anchor to primary news anchor for WBTS in Boston. And, there's more! A full list of recent placements here.
These journalists are represented by Mendes Napoli, Laurie Jacoby, David Ahrendts, Sue McInerney, Liz Sherwin, Al Corral, Mike Isenberg, Seth Mayeri andJosh Gropper of Napoli Management Group.
Napoli Management Group is pleased to announce that Josh Gropper will join the company, effective September 1, 2021. He will serve as a talent agent at Napoli’s newly established New York City office. Josh comes to Napoli after five years at CNN in New York where he worked on the network’s content and talent strategy, across all CNN platforms. Mendes Napoli, President of Napoli Management Group, said, “We are extremely fortunate to find someone like Josh to join our staff of talent representatives. I believe he can help us navigate the future of television news, find the next generation of clients, and guide his clients into this new online media world.”
Congrats to our friends at Napoli Managment on a number of great newsroom placements. Boris Sanchez is promoted to anchor New Day Weekend CNN. Guad Venegas joins NBC News a correspondent based in Los Angeles. Ike Ejiochi joined ABC News as a multi-platform reporter. Prior to this move, he was a reporter for WTTG in Washington DC. Victoria DeFrancesco Soto becomes a political analyst for the Telemundo Network and continues as a contributor for MSNBC. Rebekah Castor has been hired to the prestigious FOX MMR program. Rebekah is one of only five people chosen to participate. She’ll be based in New Orleans. Tony Cabrera is promoted to the weekend morning weather anchor at KABC in Los Angeles. He will continue to report during the week. Amanda VanAllen moves into the morning anchor position at WPHL in Philadelphia. Suzanne Brunner moves into a top five market and becomes a morning news specialty anchor and reporter at WFAA in Dallas. Tim Pandajis is promoted from within Tegna and lands at KHOU in Houston as a Monday-Friday meteorologist. And, there's more! For a full list click here.