Recent Placements

Congratulations to Hunter Sáenz as he joins WSOC in Charlotte as a general assignment reporter. Hunter is a veteran of the Charlotte market, having worked for the past three years at WCNC where he reported and did some fill-in anchoring.

Velena Jones joins the reporter team with NBC Owned KNTV, San Francisco/San Jose as a weekday reporter, where she will cover Oakland and the East Bay. Velena is a native of the Bay Area so this is an exciting homecoming for her.  Welcome home, Velena!

Marissa Perlman moves to WBBM in Chicago as a Freelance reporter.  Previously, Marissa was a staff reporter with sister station, KOVR in Sacramento.

Karli Barnett renews her current agreement as weekend anchor with WFOR in Miami.

Chris Holmstrom is promoted to Weekend Evening Anchor with KCBS/KCAL Los Angeles, from Freelance Anchor/reporter.

Congratulations to Chanteé Lans as she joins WABC in New York as a freelance reporter. Chanteé grew up watching ABC7 and is thrilled for the opportunity to tell stories at home!

Juan Carlos “JC” Navarrete joins WMAQ, Chicago as weekend morning news anchor/reporter. JC previously served as weekend anchor/reporter at KVIA in El Paso.

Congratulations to Rina Nakano who heads home to Los Angeles where she will report for KCBS-KCAL in the station’s Orange County bureau. Rina previously worked at KGTV in San Diego.

Congratulations to Iisha Scott. She joins WMAQ, Chicago as weekend morning meteorologist. Iisha previously worked at WCNC in Charlotte.

 

Morgan Rynor becomes the political reporter for KXTV in Sacramento. She covers the Capital for both KXTV and KFMB in San Diego. Morgan arrives from WINK in Ft. Myers, where she also covered politics since 2018. Way to go Morgan!

Congratulations to Reggie Wilson as he is named Sports Director at KARE 11 in Minneapolis. Reggie previously served as weekend sports anchor/reporter at WCPO in Cincinnati.

Nia Watson joins KGTV in San Diego as an MMJ. Previously she was a weekend morning anchor, producer and MMJ at WMBF in Myrtle Beach, SC. Congratulations, Nia!

Congratulations to Hart Talent Management client Marshall Harris as he moves to WBBM, Chicago as Sports Director from CBS sister station KOVR, Sacramento.

Teresa Sardina moves across the street to KUSI in San Diego (her hometown) as a reporter from KFMB, where she was a freelance reporter.  Congratulations, Teresa! 

Congratulations to Justina Latimer who takes her multimedia skills to WSMV in Nashville! Previously, she was a reporter/multimedia journalist at WTEN in Albany, NY. So proud of you Justina!

Congratulations to Shane Hinton who joins KVUE in Austin as weekend meteorologist in November, 2020. Previously, Shane was weekend meteorologist at WCTI in New Bern, NC. We’re proud of you Shane!

Congratulations to Rheya Spigner who is promoted to the 9 pm weekday evening anchor and breaking news anchor on the 5, 6 and 10pm for Hearst’s KCCI TV in Des Moines. Rheya will continue to do special reports with the station and lead their Project Community initiative that focuses on diversity and inclusion relations in the community. Go #TeamHart!

Shannon Royster renews her current agreement with WJCL in Savannah, GA, as the primary co-anchor.

Skyler Henry joins CBS Newspath as a National Correspondent based in Washington, D.C.  For the past three years, Skyler was the Sunday evening anchor, reporter and Cold Case reporter with WMAR in Baltimore.  Prior to Baltimore, he was an anchor/reporter in Macon, GA.  Big Congratulations to Skyler!!!!

Archith Seshadri becomes the Atlanta Bureau Chief for Nexstar Media. His role is the State Capitol Reporter for 4 stations that represent 45 counties in Georgia (WJBF, WSAV, WRBL and WSPA). Archith brings a wealth of experience with him, including international news coverage in India and his role with CNN/HLN as a producer. 

Courtney Francisco has joined WCPO in Cincinnati as their new senior reporter.  She recently left her duties as the weekend evening anchor and breaking news reporter with WCCB in Charlotte. High-fives to Courtney! 

Kody Fisher joins WXIX in Cincinnati as a general assignment reporter. Most recently he served as an MMJ at WAAY in Huntsville, AL.

Norman Seawright III has joined the sports team with WCCO, Minneapolis as their new weekend sportscaster.  Norman recently left WOWK in Charleston/Huntington, WV where he was a sportscaster.

Genevieve Curtis joins WSOC in Charlotte as an anchor/reporter.   She jumped from KFOX El Paso where she was an Investigative reporter and anchor. High-fives to Genevieve!

Mugo Odigwe is following a dream, to join CBS Owned WBBM in Chicago as a reporter. She leaves KOVR/KMAX, CBS Owned station in Sacramento, where she was a freelance reporter.

Lesley Marin has joined the reporter team with KCBS/KCAL, Los Angeles. She is fluent in Spanish. Lesley left KTNV in Las Vegas, where she had been the weekend morning anchor and a reporter since 2016.