Posted on Thursday, October 5, 2017 by RODNEY HOfirstname.lastname@example.org on his AJC Radio & TV Talk
With a spate of departures, CBS46 has hired six people to fill open spots:
- Jonathan Carlson becomes Chief Investigative Reporter. Carlson comes from WXYZ-TV in Detroit where he was an investigative reporter.
- Alicia Roberts becomes a Multimedia Journalist (MMJ), which means she will do all her own video work on top of being in front of the camera. Roberts comes from the Atlanta Braves where she was an on-air talent.
- Jasmina Alston will also become a Multimedia Journalist (MMJ). Alston comes from WBMA-TV in Birmingham, AL where she was also an MMJ.
- Jennifer Whalen will become a Producer/Writer/Multimedia Journalist (MMJ). Whalen comes from CNN/HLN where she was a producer.
- Phil Landeros becomes a Senior Executive Producer. Landeros comes from WOFL-TV in Orlando, FL.
- Howard Dorsey takes over as Dayside Executive Producer. Dorsey has worked at stations in Charlotte, Houston, New York, Raleigh, Philadelphia and Dallas.
Here are some other recent departures from CBS46, which has a new news director Steve Doerr. He replaced Frank Volpicella, now in Jacksonville at WJXT as a managing editor:
- Bobby Kaple, CBS46 morning host, who is considering a run for political office.
- Darcy Bonfils, CBS46 senior executive producer, who has moved to New York to work for NY1 as an executive producer. She came to Atlanta from New York less than three years ago to be executive producer for Sam Champion on his short-lived morning show on The Weather Channel.
- Will Frampton, CBS46 reporter for six years, an Atlanta native who is moving to Boston.
- Julian Johnson, CBS46 reporter for two years
- James Estes, CBS46 operations manager
- Paul Caron, CBS46 managing editor, now an assistant news director in Huntsville, Ala.