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Bill Logan to PR with the City of St. Petersburg…

(edited from TVSpy.com) – The City of St. Petersburg announced on Thursday, that former WFTS weekend weather anchor and reporter Bill Logan had been named as the city’s new public works communications manager.

“Bill will help us streamline and focus our communications–but internally and externally,” said City of St. Petersburg public works administrator Claude Tankersley.

As Florida News Center reported, Logan and WFTS parted ways suddenly this past September. He had worked at WFTS since 2004 and has worked at other Tampa stations including WTVT, WTSP and The Home Shopping Network.

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12 2016

Jacqueline Matter to WWSB…

Jacqueline Matter has been named as the new morning co-anchor at Sarasota’s WWSB. She wrote in an Instagram post that she was “exited and honored to have the opportunity”

She comes from WNCT in Greenville, NC where she joined in 2015 after graduating the University of North Carolina. Notably, she is also Miss North Carolina International 2016.

//hattip to TVSpy.com

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12 2016

Israel Balderas departs WPEC…

(edited from TVSpy.com) – WPEC anchor and reporter Israel Balderas has hung up his IFB, leaving the West Palm Beach station to become a full-time professor of journalism and media law at Palm Beach Atlantic University.

“I’m looking forward to taking what I know and love into the classroom,” Balderas said. “The news business is at a crossroads, and inspiring the next generation of critical-thinking journalists to hold the powerful accountable, ask tough questions and question the answers – all while ignoring the cacophony of distractors – will be a blast.”….Cont….

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12 2016

Jacksonville – November 2016 ratings…

In a press release to Florida News Center, Independent station WJXT boasts that it is once again the ratings leader in the Jacksonville market. The station one every major local news time period for the November 2016 ratings period.

(edited from Press Release) – In Morning News, WJXT at 5-6am is #1 in the time period with a 3.9 household rating winning versus the combined competition of WTLV, WJXX, WJAX, and WFOX.  News4JAX at 6am is #1 in household ratings in the 6-7am time period garnering a 6.5 household rating and a 20 share.  The Morning Show (7-9am) is #1 in the time period with a 5.3 HH rating and a 15 share beating out all other newscasts including the national broadcasts of NBC’s Today Show on WTLV, CBS This Morning on WJAX and ABC’s Good Morning America on WJXX.  Read the rest of this entry →

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12 2016

Eboni Deon to WFTV…

TVSpy.com reports that Eboni Deon will join Orlando’s WFTV/WRDQ, as the station’s new weekend meteorologist. WFTV/WRDQ viewers may recognize her from her short stint at WFTV from 2012-2013.

Deon comes from WISH-TV, in Indianapolis. She joined that station in 2014. She has also worked at Al Jazeera America, The Weather Channel and CNN International.

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11 2016