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The Tallahassee shuffle…

Sources in Tallahassee tell Florida News Center of the latest comings, goings and changes in local TV.

WCTV morning anchor Shonda Knight leaves her duties on the “Good Morning Show.” She leaves the moring time slot to become a Executive Producer in the newsroom. She will continue to anchor the noon show.

WTXL morning anchor Lenita Wesson has signed off from her duties on “Sunrise.” She is leaving the station to focus on being a full time mother. She gave birth to her first child this past January. Abbey Phillips moves from her weekend anchoring duties to take over Wesson’s seat on “Sunrise.”

Mike Highsmith joins WTXL as the new weekend anchor/reporter. She comes from Toldeo, OH’s WTOL-TV. She fills the vacantcy left open by Marco Villarreal, who left for Las Vegas earlier this year.

Greg Angel joins WTXL as a reporter. He comes from duopoly WPBN/WTOM in Traverse City, MI.


07 2010

WTXL comings and goings…

Sources tell Florida News Center that Anne Imanuel is leaving Fort Myers’s WBBH to join Tallahassee’s WTXL. Imanuel replaces Lauren Elise, who left the station back in December, and will anchor the 6pm and 11pm newscasts.

Sources also tell us that weekened anchor/reporter Marco Villarreal is leaving the Tallaassee station to report for Las Vegas’s KTNV ABC 13. He joined WTXL in August of 2008. His final day at WTXL is this coming Monday.


02 2010