Switching channels: New faces on TV

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Some new and familiar faces in new places on TV …

Nancy Alvarez, former member of the Problem Solvers investigations unit at WKMG-Local 6, is returning to Central Florida. She’s the new weekend anchor at WFTV, according to Sentinel TV Guy Hal Boedeker. She left Local 6 in 2007 to work at WBBH-NBC 2 in Fort Myers. …

Scott Rates, WKMG’s top news photog, is heading to WFTV-Channel 9, reports NewsBlues.com. Rates, who also reports, edits, and runs the live truck, starts at Eyewitness News next week. …

Former WFTV reporter Jamison Uhler is heading back to the Sunshine State — to become an anchor at WFTS-ABC 26 in Tampa. According to the Tampa Tribune, ¬†Uhler, 34, currently an anchor/reporter at NBC O&O WCAU-10 in Philadelphia, has been hired to co-anchor WFTS’ 5 ¬†and 11 p.m. newscasts. …

And finally, Nicole Pesecky has joined WKMG as a GA. She previously was at KCBD-NBC 11 in Lubbock, Texas.

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  1. Scott Rates isnt even close to being the top Photog at 6. He has 3 years experience. Maybe one day he will be! Maybe Bob can spruce him up a little bit.

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