Jeff Hoffman named GM at WKMG…

Graham Media Group has named Jeff Hoffman as the new president and general manager of Orlando’s WKMG.

Hoffman comes to WKMG from the duopoly of WTKR-TV/WGNT-TV in Norfolk, VA, where he has been general manager for the past seven years. Before WTKR/WNGT, he worked in administration at WAFF-TV in Huntsville (AL), WAVE-TV in Louisville (KY) and WIS-TV in Columbia, SC. Read the rest of this entry →

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Leslie Pastel named Dir of Sales at WFTS…

(edited from WFTS Press Release) - Leslie Pastel has been named Director of Sales for Tampa’s WFTS-TV. She joins the Scripps owned local media company on July 6.

Pastel most recently served as Director of Sales at WKYC-TV in Cleveland. Prior to that, she held other management and sales positions at Ohio TV stations, including Scripps’ WEWS-TV. Read the rest of this entry →

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06 2015

FL Gov. Scott burned by questioning WTVT reporter…

Check out this “Patrick on Politics” segment below, from WTVT political reporter Craig Patrick.

The Press Secretary for Florida Governor Rick Scott questioned and challenged Patrick on stories that were reported about Gov. Scott. Apparently what the Governor’s office didn’t realize is that for once, a local TV reporter actually might know what he is talking about and has the fortitude to challenge back.


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Kristin Giannas to go back to school….

(edited from OrlandoSentinel.com)Kristin Giannas has decided to leave Orlando’s WKMG. Wednesday will be her last day at the CBS affiliate.

“I am moving on to finish my studies and pursue full-time meteorology opportunities,” she said in an email. “Three years ago, I was hired as a multimedia, one-man-band journalist, but eventually started reporting for the 11 p.m. news, and then became the weekend weather anchor. Read the rest of this entry →

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Alison Posey named S/D at WTXL…

Alison Posey has been named as the new Sports Director at Tallahassee’s WTXL-TV. Her first day was June 10th.

To our knowledge this makes Posey the first female to be named sports director in Florida and definitely the first in Tallahassee.

She comes from just up I-10 at Panama City’s WMBB, where she was sports reporter and anchor.

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