Tom Wills’ emotional evacuation plea…

Watch the video below as veteran WJXT anchor Tom Wills sends out an emotional plea for residents of Jacksonville’s First Coast to obey Hurricane Matthew evacuation warnings before it is to late. Wills has been with WJXT since 1975! Video below….

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10 2016

FL Gov Scott praises Hurricane Matthew TV coverage…

(edited from – Florida Governor Rick Scott says the press has done a great job in covering Hurricane Matthew. It’s another sign how unusual and serious this story is, because Florida’s governor rarely praises the media.

The praise is warranted. Central Florida’s TV stations have been warning viewers for hours Thursday to take steps to protect themselves. The stations also cautioned that there could be historic damage.

At 7 p.m., Gov. Scott spoke with sincerity about his own family and his desire to protect every life. “This storm’s a monster,” Scott said…..Cont…..


10 2016

LIVE EVENT: Hurricane Matthew TV Coverage…

10/08/2016 – LIVE has concluded

Click the links below to watching LIVE streaming coverage of Hurricane Matthew. Be safe Florida!


West Palm Beach

WPTV/WFLX                WPBF ABC 25               WPEC CBS 12


WFTV ABC 9        WESH NBC 2         WKMG CBS 6          WOFL Fox 35


WSVN Fox 7          WPLG ABC 10          WTVJ NBC 6           WFOR CBS 4


WJXT Ind 4             WTLV/WJXX              WJAX/WFOX


The Weather Channel             Weather Nation


10 2016

Bill Logan departs WFTS…

Meteorologist Bill Logan has parted ways with Tampa’s WFTS. On Friday, the station quickly scrubbed his bio page and station Facebook pages.

The meteorologist subtly announced on his Facebook page Friday morning that he was no longer with the station. Viewers responded to the posting with angry posts towards WFTS.

Sources tell Florida News Center that Logan is the most recent casualty in Scripps’ (the owner of WFTS) nationwide move to cut costs by bringing in cheap, young talent. Unfortunately cheap and young means the loss of experience – good luck with that. Read the rest of this entry →


09 2016

Ransomeware meltdown at SNN…

Sources tell Florida News Center that a week and a half ago, Sarasota 24hr news outlet SNN lost most of it’s news/graphics automation system and several newsroom computers to a ransomware trojan horse.

The ransomware started on a single computer and was then spread through the station via routine file sharing during the work day. The station’s automated newscasts system had to be quickly rebuilt to keep the 24hr news feed cycling. Unknown to viewers, the station was essentially off the air for most of the day while the system was rebuilt, using an older newscasts to fill the void. Nearly a days worth of live newscasts were lost. Read the rest of this entry →


09 2016