KLA Career Choreography: National Success Stories


KLA have taken scores and scores of other of this country’s most talented broadcast journalists to national anchoring, hosting, and reporting venues. We have also found and Choreographed the careers of this country’s most well-respected and prominent local anchors and reporters.

Over the past twenty years, agents at Ken Lindner & Associates have secured hundreds of dream-fulfilling positions for their clients. Below, are some of the Choreographies that have taken place during the past twenty years:

MATT LAUER – Enters into a precedent-setting, new NBC News contract to continue to host “Today.”

LESTER HOLT becomes the host of “Dateline,” to go along with his duties as co-host on Weekend “Today,” and host of “NBC Nightly News,” weekend edition.

MARIO LOPEZ enters into an agreement to host ” The X Factor,” along with “Extra.”

TAMRON HALL becomes a co-host on the 9AM hour of the “Today” Show, in addition to her duties as anchor of MSNBC’s, “NewsNation,” and host of Investigation Discovery’s, “Deadline: Crime with Tamron Hall.”

BROOKE BALDWIN enters into a new agreement to move to New York to anchor/host for CNN.

ROB MARCIANO – Rob became the co-host of “Entertainment Tonight,” and most recently agreed to join ABC News, where he will be the Senior Meteorologist on “Good Morning America,” and other ABC programs.

JENNA LEE signs a new agreement with Fox News Channel.

LYNN BERRY becomes the host of HLN’s, “Weekend Express with Lynn Berry.”

CHRISTI PAUL becomes a co-anchor for CNN’s “New Day Weekends,” in addition to her duties as an anchor/correspondent for HLN.

JILL WAGNER enters into a new agreement as host of “Wolf Watch,” and actress on “Teen Wolf,” along with her duties as co-host of “Wipeout.”

BETTY NGUYEN goes to MSNBC and NBC News as an anchor and correspondent.

SUSAN HENDRICKS enters into a new agreement to work on “AC 360,” as well as anchoring for CNN and HLN.

THEA ANDREWS becomes the co-host of “The Insider.”




JOHN IRELAND, the voice of the Lakers, and the co-host of the very successful “Mason and Ireland Show” on KSPN, enters into a new agreement with Time Warner Cable SportsNet as a reporter and analyst.

STEVE MASON, co-host of the very successful “Mason and Ireland Show” on KSPN, joins Time Warner Cable SportsNet as a host for the Dodgers’ pre and post games.

SIBILA VARGAS becomes the main anchor at WNBC.

ROB SCHMITT becomes the weekday noon anchor at WNBC.

ERNIE ANASTOS will anchor/host a new tailor-made weeknight newscast on Fox 5, New York.

ELIZABETH COOK is promoted to co-anchor of the weekday 11PM newscast at KPIX, in addition to her duties as the weekday 5PM co-anchor at KPIX.

MARIA SANSONE joins KTTV as the co-host of “Good Day L.A.”

ANDY ADLER joins WPIX as a sports anchor and reporter and entertainment reporter.

DANIELLA GUZMAN becomes the weekday morning anchor at KNBC.

LUCY NOLAND becomes the weekday 5PM, 6PM, and 10PM co-anchor at WTXF.

DIANE MACEDO becomes the weekend morning anchor and correspondent at WCBS.

TERRELL BROWN becomes a contributing anchor/correspondent at WLS.

STEFAN HOLT becomes the weekday morning anchor at WMAQ.

Phil Lipof joins WCVB as the weekday 5PM co-anchor.

PAT HARVEY enters into a new agreement as the co-anchor of the weekday 5PM and 11PM newscasts at KCBS.

COLLEEN WILLIAMS enters into a new agreement as the co-anchor of the weekday 5PM and 11PM newscasts at KNBC.

FRED ROGGIN enters into a new agreement as the weekday sports anchor at KNBC, in addition to hosting “Going Roggin,” a sports commentary show and “The Challenge,” a post game show airing after “Sunday Night Football.” Fred also serves as a host and correspondent for NBC’s Olympic coverage.

RICK GARCIA becomes the weekday morning and midday co-anchor at KCBS.

SHARON TAY becomes the weekday morning and midday co-anchor at KCBS.

KENT SHOCKNEK becomes the weekday 8PM and 10PM co-anchor at KCAL.

There is a plethora of other successful KLA national show Choreographies that we can recount. Additionally, through effective Career Choreography&trade, we have placed scores and scores of our clients in THE most coveted top 20 market local anchor positions.

What all of these stories have in common, is that our clients are extraordinarily talented, and that the KLA Team members who represented them, had the requisite access to the appropriate news and hosting executives, early knowledge regarding potential major news and hosting opportunities, and the ability to help our clients to strategically make the right decisions and Steps, so that the percentages were heavily in our clients’ favor, that they would secure their dream positions.