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Jessica Janner named KTNV Channel 13 anchor

Jessica Janner named KTNV Channel 13 anchor

By Joyce Lupiani. CREATED Apr 25, 2013

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Jessica Janner has joined the anchor desk for Good Morning Las Vegas and Action News Midday.

She is joining anchors Beth Fisher and Casey Smith and meteorologist Mike Tsolinas and traffic reporter Micah Manalo in the mornings and she will co-host Action News Midday at 11 a.m.

Janner was born in Brazil.She moved to the United States when she was seven years old. Janner grew up in Southern California and graduated from the University of Southern California. She also lived in Spain as an adult and speaks Portuguese and Spanish.

Janner came to Las Vegas after three years in Amarillo, Texas. She began her career as a morning anchor for NBC affiliate KAMR and then became the 9 p.m. news anchor for FOX affiliate KCIT.

Before becoming an anchor at KTNV, Janner was a reporter for more than a year with the news station.

During her spare time, Janner enjoys planning tennis, dancing, reading and walking her dog Rio.

“We’re excited for KTNV viewers to get to know Jessica better. The cultural variety of her youth has given her a wonderful world view, and we’re looking forward to her sharing that with our morning and midday news viewers,” News Director Karin Movesian said.

“I’m truly excited to join the team on Good Morning Las Vegas. It’s my goal to help add to its exceptional energy, sincere community impact and reliable information. I consider the valley my home and share in KTNV’s endeavor to make it a ‘better place to live,’” Janner said.

Viewers are invited to email Janner with any story ideas at jjanner@KTNV.com, and connect with her via Facebook and Twitter (twitter.com/JessicaJanner).

Joyce Lupiani

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Joyce Lupiani is the managing editor for PositivelyLV.com and contributes to KTNV.com and NowTrending.com.