Walter Allen gets some national face time…

WTVT’s Walter Allen received a little bit of national face time last night, c/o Jimmy Fallon and The Tonight Show.

Fallon aired the clip below as Allen left out an important word during a story about the New England Patriots and the “deflate gate” controversy.

//hattip to TVSpy.com

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01 2015

Adrianna Hopkins departs WSVN, headed to NOLA….

Readers of Florida News Center have recently inquired about the whereabouts to WSVN anchor/reporter Adrianna Hopkins. Well now we know where she has gone.

Hopkins departed Miami’s WSVN at the start of the year to head to New Orleans. WDSU-TV announced today that she will be the station’s new 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. anchor. Read the rest of this entry →

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01 2015

Betty Davis named Chief Wx at WPLG…

(edited from TVNewsCheck.com) – Miami’s WPLG has named Betty Davis as their new chief meteorologist.

She leads the WPLG Weather Authority Team with Max Mayfield, former director of the National Hurricane Center who is WPLG’s hurricane specialist, along with meteorologists Julie Durda, Trent Aric and Jennifer Correa. Read the rest of this entry →

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01 2015

WFLA does the anchor shuffle…

WFLA has announced that Eugene “Gene” Ramirez (right #1) will be the new weekday morning co-anchor at the Tampa station. He will co-anchor the newscasts from 4:30 to 7 a.m. with co-anchor Gayle Guyardo. He officially starts at the station January 26th.

Sources tell Florida News Center that Ramirez will be filling the chair that is currently occupied by Rod Carter (right #2) . Carter will be moving to the weekend shift, to anchor the evening/night newscasts. Current weekend anchor Josh Thomas (right #3) is moving to the weekday shift and will serve as general assignment reporter. Read the rest of this entry →

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01 2015

Former WPEC anchor opens PR firm…

Jose Lambiet reports on his Gossip Extra site that former WPEC morning anchor Emily Pantelides has started a new public relations company.

Her new company, Pantelides PR & Consulting already has an impressive list of clients and is ready to serve the West Palm Beach and South Florida area.

Pantelides resigned from WPEC in October of 2012, after just four years with the station. She has most recently been a spokesperson and “social media expert” for a Fortune 500 company.

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01 2015