PM Update: Doug Hill delivers meteorologist Bob Ryan to Channel 7 (WJLA) in the station's Storm Chaser and welcomes him to his new broadcast home:
The WJLA press release announcing the move:
ABC7 Welcomes Meteorologist Bob Ryan
Ryan will also be heard on WTOP radio:
Bob Ryan joins ABC7's weather team
Bob Ryan to Debut on WJLA Tonight
From the dcrtv blog:
DCRTV hears that Channel 7/WJLA officially announced on the 11 PM Sunday newscast that Bob Ryan will be working there. As widely rumored. They had a pic of Bob and Doug Hill together. Ryan, who left Channel 4/WRC in February, will be doing 7's 11 PM newscast's weathercast, teaming with Hill during weather emergencies, and contributing to station owner's new TBD local news website. The DC Post has more. More local TV weather news (not in the Post): DCRTV hears that Kim Martucci (right), who left Channel 9/WUSA at the end of December when her contract was not renewed, announced on her Facebook page that she will be doing some freelance weather work at Channel 4/WRC soon. "They have a great team and I am excited to be working with some incredibly talented people who have been here a long time. See you on the air very soon," she writes. Just last week, DCRTV reported that Martucci announced that she is pregnant and due in October.....See Mediarology for other posts on this topic.