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Media Movers: WCNC hires morning anchor from Ohio

Carolyn Bruck
Carolyn Bruck

Joining the morning anchor team at WCNC (Channel 36) is Carolyn Bruck, who worked on the morning show at the ABC affiliate in Columbus, Ohio, for four years. She joins Ben Thompson, forecaster Larry Sprinkle and traffic anchor Brooke Katz. Bruck was born in New York City and raised in Los Angeles. She got a degree in philosophy from the University of California at Riverside. …

Elsewhere at WCNC, Anjanette Flowers will move from mornings back to the 5:30 p.m. newscast with Bill McGinty, and Sonja Gantt will anchor the 4 p.m. newscast, do special reports and fill in on the 11 p.m. newscast with Fred Shropshire until new co-anchor Beth Troutman arrives in September. …

Kayla Ayres joins WJZY (Channel 46) as evening anchor beginning Sunday, replacing Barbara Lash, who is moving to the station’s morning show beginning Monday. Ayres comes to Fox46 after working at stations in Alberquerque, N.M., and Houston. She will join co-anchor Bill Melugin, meteorologist Rob Eicher and sports director Anthony Flores on late newscasts. Ayers studied broadcasting and international relations at Boston University. …

Joining WJZY as a reporter is Ashlee McGeehan, who comes from the ABC affiliate in Erie, Pa. She has a broadcasting degree from Penn State. … Amanda O’Hara leaves WJZY where she covers entertainment and joins Time Warner Cable News, where she will cover health. At TWC News, she replaces Stacey Sims on the medical beat. …

Morning reporter Stephanie Coueignoux is leaving WSOC (Channel 9) to join the Fox affiliate in Boston. She is the wife of Fox46 meteorologist Rob Eicher.

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