Recent Placements

Congratulations Vern Glenn on his promotion to Sports Director with KPIX-TV, San Francisco!  Vern is a local staple, covering sports in The Bay Area for 33 years.  He joined KPIX 11 years ago as the Weekend Sports anchor and MMJ after 23 years with KRON-TV, where he was the Weekend Sportscaster. He has earned 4 Emmy Awards in a row as best Sportscaster (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020) and induction into the NATAS Silver Circle Hall of Fame. He currently serves on the NorCal NATAS Board of Governors and is one of 3 SAG-AFTRA Union reps in the KPIX newsroom. 

Big congratulations to Karli Barnett, making her way home to Atlanta and joining the weekend anchor team with WANF, as well as reporting during the week. Previously, Karli was the weekend evening anchor with WFOR in Miami.

Congratulations to Lauren Winfrey who joins WWJ in Detroit as an MSJ/Anchor!

Congratulations to Mauricio Casillas as he joins WRC in Washington, D.C. as a reporter. Mauricio previously served as morning anchor at KVIA in El Paso, TX.

Congratulations to Nia Watson as she is promoted from MMJ to Weekend Evening Anchor at KGTV, San Diego. Awesome job, Nia!

Jenyne Donaldson lands a new family and position with Hearst’s WBAL in Baltimore.  She is the new weekend anchor and reporter for the station.  Previously, Jenyne was a Charlotte Correspondent with Black News Channel. Way to go, Jenyne!

Skyler Henry renews his current agreement with CBS Newspath as a Washington D.C.-based Correspondent. Go Skyler!

Congratulations to Meteorologist  Shane Hinton as he is promoted from weekend mornings to Mon-Fri duties at KVUE in Austin! The forecast is looking bright, Shane!

Terell Bailey makes the move from morning anchor at WGXA in Macon to MSJ/anchor at WWJ, the new CBS O&O startup in Detroit! Congratulations, Terell!


From Ohio to Indiana! Congratulations to reporter Kody Fisher who joins WISH in Indianapolis. Most recently he worked at WXIX in Cincinnati.

Eric Harryman renews his current agreement as the primary anchor with KTXL in Sacramento. Congratulations, Eric!

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!

Lesley Marin is promoted to weekend evening anchor from freelance reporter/anchor with KCBS/KCAL in Los Angeles.  Congratulations Lesley!

Chris Holmstrom is promoted to weekday morning anchor with KCBS/KCAL Los Angeles, from weekend evening anchor.

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.

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.

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! 

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

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

Congratulations to Courtney Francisco as she makes the move from WCPO Cincinnati to WSB-TV in Atlanta where she joins the reporter ranks there. Way to go, Courtney!

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.