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KATIE CROWTHER made her dad’s day with a simple comment to a man she was interviewing.  Of course, the man happened to be Republican Presidential Candidate JOHN KASICH, the Governor of Ohio.

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It’s official.  RTDNA has now run out of things to write about.

Seriously, thanks to KEVIN FINCH for the article, and thanks to many of you who sent me a nice note via email.  I hear there are even nice things on Facebook, to which I still do not belong.

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Crowther

Crowther

Congratulations to KATIE CROWTHER who’s been promoted at WTMJ-TV in Milwaukee. She’s the new weekend anchor for that NBC affiliate. Katie joined the station in 2014 as a reporter and fill-in anchor. Here’s the note to the staff from News Director JANET HUNDLEY:   “Katie Crowther moves to the weekend evening anchor chair in addition to reporting. In Katie Crowther’s short time at the station, she has shown tremendous leadership as a reporter and as a positive contributor behind the scenes. She is a great storyteller and we know she will bring those skills to her new anchor role as well. We of course will continue to count on Katie’s gift to get almost anyone to talk with her for TODAY’S TMJ4 exclusives.

Katie’s also worked in Las Vegas and Rockford, IL.

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Sealls

Sealls

The honors continue to roll in for longtime client ALAN SEALLS, the popular chief meteorologist for WKRG-TV in Mobile.  Alan picked up his SIXTH Emmy Award in the Suncoast Region in the category of on-camera talent, weather.  His submission was called “Let Me Explain,” a compilation of many of the things he does within and outside of his weather segments to explain the hows and whys of weather, to make it more interesting.  See his Emmy award winning entry here.

And he also was honored by by People United to Advance the Dream with its Community Service Award. The organization promotes the ideals of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Learn more by clicking here!

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Hammer

Hammer

It’s HAMMER TIME in Buffalo!  Popular meteorologist PATRICK HAMMER is headed to WGRZ-TV as the heir apparent to longtime chief meteorologist Kevin O’Connell after nine years in Minneapolis.  Read more in this story from the Buffalo News.  Patrick’s also worked in San Francisco (his hometown!), Seattle, and Albuquerque.

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Anderson

Anderson

CHRISTINA ANDERSON has been promoted to the primary anchor position for KOVR-TV, the CBS owned station in her hometown of Sacramento.  She’s been anchoring the 4:00 and 11:00 news there, in addition to a regular role in other newscasts.  News Director TOM BELL told the staff that Christina strikes a perfect balance of daily anchor skill, the ability to handle breaking news, and genuine warmth that translates easily to viewers.  Here’s what the station had on its website.

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Halsne

Halsne

Congratulations to CHRIS HALSNE, investigative reporter for KDVR-TV in Denver, who’s been named Best Specialty Reporter of the Year by the Colorado Broadcasters Association.  Chris has broken many stories since joining KDVR in December 2013 after many years of doing the same type of enterprise reporting in Seattle.  Read more about his honor by clicking here.

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