Posts Tagged ‘Amy Wegmann’

Zamorano & Wegmann to mornings at WFTX…

(from – It was announced this week Miriam Zamorano will join “Fox 4 Rising” as news anchor in early October.

Zamorano most recently worked as a traffic reporter, anchor and lifestyle co-host for San Antonio’s FOX affiliate, KABB-TV, but prior to that she spent three years as a reporter, anchor and traffic reporter for Southwest Florida’s WINK-TV.

WFTX also announced that announced Amy Wegmann will substitute for Carley Wegner on “Fox 4 Morning Blend” while Wegner is on medical leave. Wegmann will team up with Bill Wood….Cont….


10 2012

Amy Wegman leaves WFTX for her husband…

(from - WFTX, Fox 4 and Amy Wegmann jointly announce Ms. Wegmann’s departure as the primaryco-anchor for its evening and night time newscasts.  Ms. Wegmann will now devote full-time focus in support her husband, Trey Radel’s, election campaign.

Mr. Radel is the Republican candidate for Congress in District 19.  Fox 4 and Ms.Wegmann have reached a mutual agreement to end her employment with the station.   The announcement was made today by Judy Kenney, Vice President and General Manager of Fox 4.

“Emily Dishnow is now the permanent full time co-anchor, Monday through Friday.  Emily has filled in for the past few months while Amy was on leave and our viewers have been incredibly supportive and complimentary….Cont….


09 2012

TV anchor is moonlighting on TV…

(edited from – One of Southwest Florida’s most popular news anchors has been doing some moonlighting by appearing on a variety of television dramas. But she says not to worry — Hollywood is not in her future.

WFTX Fox4 anchor Amy Wegmann is on an extended leave currently. She hasn’t been on the news since giving birth to son, Jude, six months ago. Her maternity leave segued directly into a secondary leave due to the fact her husband is running for public office. Trey Radel is a candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives from Florida’s 19th congressional district.

But in her spare time — hard to believe she has any — Wegmann has taken acting roles in several popular television shows….Cont….


06 2012

Wegmann takes leave from WFTX…

(from – Anchor Amy Wegmann is taking a leave of absence from WFTX as her husband, Trey Radel, runs for congress.

Wegmann, who anchors WFTX’s 10 and 11 p.m. newscasts, has been on maternity leave from the Fox-affiliate since giving birth in December.  According to the Naples News, Wegmann is now taking an indefinite leave of absence as Radel campaigns.

Radel, a former anchor at WINK, announced his bid for Florida’s 14th Congressional District in early January….Cont….


01 2012

Amy Wegmann talks about her TV debut…

(from – Have you ever been watching a TV show when the plot called for a TV reporter to appear and do a show biz version of a news report?

Did you say to yourself, “Wait a minute, isn’t that Joe Cool or Jane Amazing, the local new person?” Chances are, it is.

And last month, it was a real reporter/anchor whom viewers here in Southwest Florida saw if they were watching the popular show, “Army Wives” on the Lifetime Network.

The reporter character, named Michelle Wheaton, was played by Amy Wegmann, very much a real news anchor, the prime time voice and face of Fox 4 News here.

So what’s it like for a real journalist to play one on a TV drama?….Cont….


06 2011

WFTX anchor gets a little more face time…

(from – WFTX FOX 4 News anchor and reporter Amy Wegmann will have a role in the award-winning Lifetime TV series, “Army Wives.’’

The episode is set to air at 9 p.m. Sunday.

Wegmann shot the episode two months ago while on location in Charleston, S.C.

“It was a great experience,’’ she said. “I have about six lines in the episode. The scene is very intense within the storyline. I had a blast.’’….Cont….


05 2011