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Media Movers: Angela Hong leaving Channel 9 morning show

Angela Hong
Angela Hong

Morning reporter Angela Hong is leaving WSOC (Channel 9) next week for a corporate public relations job in Atlanta closer to her family. She joined WSOC in July 2015 from Channel 9’s sister Cox Media Group station in Tulsa, Okla. … Christian Flores joins WBTV (Channel 3) as a reporter. He comes from the NBC affiliate in Shreveport, La. …

Daniel Brown joins WCNC (Channel 36) as assistant news director. He comes from the NBC affiliate in Atlanta, where he manages morning programming. …

Among the winners in the American Advertising Awards for Charlotte were 19 agencies given gold and silver Addy Awards for creative marketing communications. Best of show went to Wray Ward, and best of show/student went to Charles Glade of UNC Charlotte. Other key awards went to The Variable agency for best of art direction for a campaign for Lowes Foods; best of branded content to Tattoo Projects for a campaign tied to a new coffee launch by Sheetz; best of copy to HMH agency; best of film to Luquire George Andrews; and best of Web to Atypic. …

At WFAE-FM (NPR, 90.7) Jeff Bundy is now in charge of membership fundraising and marketing strategy, April Harley leads major giving and grants programs as director of development and Lisa Gergely is named manager of corporate underwriting.

Mark Washburn: 704-358-5007, @WashburnChObs