Earlier this year, former Fox 11 reporter Jane Yamamoto turned up on CBS covering the Mitt Romney campaign in California. This morning she showed up on NBC 4 covering the wood shop fire at James Monroe High School in the Valley. She tweeted this morning: "Hear what the vice principal is telling me at 6:30am on ch.4 (KNBC) Yes. I'm now at ch.4 news." Don't know her status. These TV gigs are often part-time or temporary; she's not on the Channel 4 website, and it seemed to come as a surprise to NBC 4 weekend anchor Robert Kovacik. He tweeted a public reply to Yamamoto a few minutes ago: "Well, it took almost two decades, but we're finally back together in the same newsroom! Welcome to @NBCLA! xox"
More by Kevin Roderick:Bold design break for LAT overdose series
Jane Yamamoto now a reporter on Channel 4 news
Mike Brown gets votes of confidence -- so yeah, he's fired
Morning Buzz: Short stack Friday
USC library repurposes card catalog drawers
Recent Television stories on LA Observed:Jane Yamamoto now a reporter on Channel 4 news
Time travel: Bo Diddley and The Duchess on 'Shindig!'
Joel Connable, former CBS2/KCAL reporter was 39 *
DirecTV still balking at Laker channel
Totaling up the cost to watch sports in L.A.
Previous story: Mike Brown gets votes of confidence -- so yeah, he's fired
Next story: Bold design break for LAT overdose series
New at LA Observed
Follow us on Twitter
On the Media Page
Go to Media
On the Politics Page
Go to Politics
LA Biz Observed
Go to LA Biz Observed
Arts and culture
Go to Arts and culture
Sign up for daily email from LA Observed