WTVT debuts a new set and graphics package…

Viewers tuning into WTVT this afternoon were treated to a new look at the Tampa station. On the 5 p.m. newscast, the station finally unveiled its much anticipated and slightly delayed new set. The new set uses 47 high-def monitors and encompasses the station’s entire main studio space, while retaining the iconic newsroom background for anchor desk shots.

Sources tell Florida News Center that the set has been delayed several weeks, due to technical issues with the new technology on the set. As we reported last week, the station began introducing a newly tweaked graphics package (below).

Check out the screen captures below.

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10 2015

VIDEO: WTVT teases its new set…

Check out the video below, c/o Tampa’s WTVT, as the station shows demolition and construction of its much anticipated new set. As Florida News Center reported, the station has been working from a temporary set since early August and started introducing new graphical elements last week. The new set is scheduled to debut today on the 5 p.m. newscast.

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10 2015

Changes are coming to BN9/News 13…

Sources tell Florida News Center that Tampa’s Bay News 9 and Orlando’s News 13 are about to get some new digs. As of Saturday morning, viewers may have noticed something different at both stations as anchors have been moved into the newsroom for desk reporting (below). Read the rest of this entry →


10 2015

WRMD names new News Director…

(from TVNewsCheck.com) – ZGS Communications today named Raiza Iciarte news director of its Telemundo affiliate WRMD-CD Tampa, Fla. (DMA 11), effective immediately.

Iciarte began her career in her native Venezuela, before joining ZGS Communications. Within the ZGS television station group, she was the news producer for WRMD as well as WTMO Orlando, Fla. Read the rest of this entry →


10 2015

Cynthia Demos to depart WFOR and TV…

WFOR anchor Cynthia Demos has announced that is leaving the Miami station.

She is leaving to join The Dana Agency, a public relations firm with offices in Miami. Demos will also to continue to run her own video production and media training company.

She told GossipExtra.com that she’ll “finally get her nights and weekends to hang with her two young children,” a three-year-old boy and a five-year-old girl. Read the rest of this entry →


09 2015