Career Beat: Craig Melvin will be national correspondent for ‘Today Show’

Good morning! Here are some career updates from the journalism community:

  • Cassie Heiter is a meteorologist at KWTV in Oklahoma City. Previously, she was a meteorologist at WQAD in Moline, Illinois. (Lacey Swope)
  • Matt Brickman and Kim Johnson will join WCCO 4 News This Morning in Minneapolis. Brickman currently gives weather forecasts on Saturday mornings. Johnson is currently an anchor on Saturday mornings. (CBS Minnesota)
  • Dan Wilson will be news director for WPTV in West Palm Beach, Florida. Previously, he was interim news director there. (FTV Live)
  • Shellene Cockrell is now a morning anchor for KOAA in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Previously, she was a reporter for KWGN in Denver. (Colorado Springs Gazette)
  • Craig Melvin will be a national correspondent for “Today.” Previously, he had been anchoring for MSNBC on the weekends. (TV Newser)

Job of the day: The Hill is looking for technology and cyber security reporters. Get your résumés in! (Journalism Jobs)

Send Ben your job moves: bmullin@poynter.org

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