Justin Granit & Ryan Bass to sports at WTSP….

(edited from TVSpy.com)Justin Granit (right 1) and Ryan Bass (right 2) have been hired to anchor, “one man band” report and handle social media in the sports department at Tampa’s WTSP.

Grant comes to WTSP from WHEC in Rochester, where he was the main sports anchor. Bass comes from CBS (Sports) Interactive in Miami, where he worked as an anchor for the shows Fantasy Football Today and Daily Fantasy Live. Read the rest of this entry →


08 2016

Alex DiPrato to sister station in Boston…

WSVN reporter Alex DiPrato is leaving the Miami station.

He is headed to Boston to report for Sunbeam sister station, WHDH.

He joined WSVN in July of 2011, coming from WPRI in Providence, RI.


08 2016

WTLV shuffles programming for the Olympics…

It helps to have a sister station to shuffle much-loved programming over to, when you are obligated to broadcast network programming. In this case, the duopoly of Jacksonville’s WTLV (NBC) and WJXX (ABC) works for WTLV to broadcast NBC Olympic coverage and regular programming can be shifted to WJXX. Some rules of TV – don’t mess with Wheel of Fortune or Jeopardy – you will get calls.

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08 2016

WFTX’s Mike Mason arrested for DUI…

(edited from Fox4Now.com) – WFTX Fox 4 reporter Mike Mason was arrested Friday night on suspicion of drunk driving.

The Fort Myers Police Department arrested Mason just before 10 p.m. Friday night.  He was taken into custody on one misdemeanor count of DUI. He posted bond and was released from the Lee County jail just after 1 p.m. Saturday.

In a statement, he says the arrest is not valid and he plans to fight the case in court. Read the rest of this entry →


08 2016

WOFL E/P arrested on child porn charges…

(edited from WFTV.com) – A 30-year-old executive producer at WOFL Fox 35 in Orlando was arrested and charged with 10 counts of possession of child pornography after an online undercover investigation, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement said.

Joshua Vincent Langel, of Winter Park, was arrested by FDLE investigators Friday.

The reporting agent said that he located a computer in Central Florida “advertising known or suspected files that depicted the sexual exploitation of children,” an FDLE report said. Read the rest of this entry →


08 2016