Vera Jimenez, who has been KCBS-TV's morning traffic reporter, will begin a new stint Jan. 25 as the evening weather anchor for KTLA-TV.
Jimenez, who left KCBS and sister station KCAL last week after six years, will report on weather and traffic for KTLA's 6 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. newscasts, and weather for the 10 p.m. newscasts.
"I'm really excited -- I'll get to see how normal people live," Jimenez quipped in an interview Wednesday. "I've been working mornings for so long."
KTLA News Director Jason R. Ball praised Jimenez, calling her a valuable addition to the station, which, like The Times, is owned by Tribune. "Vera knows traffic and weather better than anyone else in the marketplace," he said.