WWSB anchors get hitched…

(edited from MySunCoast.com) – WWSB’s own Max Winitz and Hayley Wielgus said “I do” on Saturday night in an interfaith wedding ceremony at the Sarasota Yacht Club.

The ceremony was officiated by both a rabbi and pastor, with friends, family and ABC 7 colleagues in attendance to share in the celebration. Read the rest of this entry →

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Blake Burman departs WSVN…

WSVN weekend anchor/reporter Blake Burman has been named as a new correspondent for the Fox Business channel. Burman will be based in Washington, D.C. He starts his new job on April 6.

Burman joined WSVN in 2008, from across the state at Fort Myer’s WBBH as a reporter. In 2011, Burman received a promotion, bumping him up to weekend anchor at the Miami station.

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03 2015

Mike Marza/Rhiannon Ally to depart WSVN/WFOR…

WSVN anchor Mike Marza and WFOR morning anchor Rhiannon Ally are leaving the Miami TV market. The husband and wife will be headed back to Kansas City, where they both previously worked.

WSVN VP of News Alice Jacobs told GossipExtra.com that “after four years at 7 News, Mike Marza has decided to leave the station. Mike has done a wonderful job anchoring and reporting for WSVN, but he has decided to pursue another opportunity.”

The website reports that Marza has already lined up a job at one of the network stations in K.C, while Ally will find work once the two have made the move.

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03 2015

Hispanic$ drive the Miami media market…

(from MediaLifeMagazine.com) - Miami ranks as the nation’s No. 3 Hispanic TV DMA, and advertisers’ desire to reach those Hispanics is driving a healthy media market.

Spanish-language media often outrates English-language competition.

For example, the local Telemundo-owned station’s 11 p.m. newscast won February sweeps among both viewers 18-49 and 25-54s, beating out the English-language stations, and it has been on top in both demos for an impressive 23 straight months. Read the rest of this entry →

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03 2015

Julian Glover departs WFTX…

(from TVSpy.com) – WFTX reporter Julian Glover says he’s leaving Fort Myers, Fla. to join WAVE in Louisville, Ky. as an anchor.

“After two years in Southwest Florida I will be saying goodbye to Fox 4,” Glover wrote on his facebook page. “I’ll be moving to Louisville, KY to join the anchor team at WAVE 3 News. It’s an amazing opportunity to work at great station with great people.”….Cont….

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03 2015