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Dion Lim departs WTSP…

(edited from TampaBay.com) – Dion Lim, evening anchor at WTSP in St. Petersburg, announced she is leaving the station to begin “a very exciting adventure just on the horizon,” but would not elaborate further.

Lim initially made the announcement during Tuesday night’s 11 p.m. broadcast, and has since posted on Facebook that after three years at the station, “the time has come to start my new chapter.”

Lim joined WTSP in January of 2014 after serving as evening anchor at WCNC in Charlotte, N.C. Lim previously worked at ABC affiliate KMBC in Kansas City, Mo….Cont….

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03 2017

Anchor changes at WTSP, WZVN…

Just a day after it was announced that Heather Van Nest was leaving WTSP, the station has already named her replacement.

Dion Lim, who joined the Tampa market station this past January, has been named as the new lead female co-anchor. She will anchor the 6:00 and 11:oopm newscasts at the station.

This change has been apparently in the works for sometime, even as Van Nest’s departure from the station came suddenly. Van Nest’s departure announcement was made on Thursday and by Friday, ads for the new lead anchor team of Reginald Roundtree, Dion Lim and meteorologist Jim Van Fleet were already gracing digital billboards around the Tampa Bay area.

Florida News Center has learned that Dion Lim’s replacement on the 5:00 and 5:30pm newscasts has already been named as well. Courtney Robinson joins the station, coming from Fort Myer’s WZVN.

Robinson joined WZVN in July of 2011, as the station’s new lead female co-anchor.

So, who will replace Robinson at WZVN? Are there any more changes coming to WTSP? Stay tuned…

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10 2014

Dion Lim to the anchor desk at WTSP…

(edited from CharlotteObserver.com) – WCNC-TV (Charlotte, NC) anchor Dion Lim is headed for Tampa’s WTSP-TV, where she’ll anchor the 5 and 5:30p.m. newscasts and report for the 11 p.m. one, she said Friday.

She’ll begin her new job at the end of the month at the Tampa CBS affiliate, ranked 14th among markets by Nielsen for 2012-13. Charlotte ranked 25th.

Lim’s final broadcast at WCNC was Friday….Cont….

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01 2014