Posts Tagged ‘BN9’

Local anchor marches in Thanksgiving Day Parade….

Bay News 9 traffic reporter and anchor Chuck Henson made his national television debut this weekend, as part of the Madison Scouts Band of Brothers performance in the 2014 “Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade” on NBC.

Henson has been an active participant in marching band competitions and drum and rifle corps since his high school days. In August of 2014, Henson was appointed to the Board of Directors for for the Madison Drum and Bugle Corps Association. He has also been the  public address announcer for for the Bands of America/Music for All competitions for the past 26 years. In 2012 Henson was inducted into the Bands of America Hall of Fame. Read the rest of this entry →

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11 2014

Paul Mueller to depart Bay News 9…

(from NewEnglandOne.com)Paul Mueller has announced he is joining the New Hampshire 1 News Network as an anchor.

NH1 News Network will debut sometime at the end of the summer on Concord/Derry, NH based WBIN-TV.

“I am so grateful and humbled to announce the next chapter of my life God has so graciously given me. I will be leaving Bay News 9 on August 21st and beginning a new opportunity as news anchor and reporter at New Hampshire One (NH1), a start-up news channel, based out of Concord, New Hampshire” Paul shared on his Facebook page. “This job truly brings me home as my family is only a 2-hour drive away and it doesn’t get any better than that. I thank each and everyone one of you for your continued support throughout the years. These last 3 years have certainly been a time of growth and learning and with this new opportunity, the growth will continue.”

Paul comes to NH1 News from Bay News 9 in Tampa, FL where he was a general assignment reporter based out of the stations Pinellas County newsroom….Cont….

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08 2014

Ybeth Bruzual calls out Gov. Rick Scott…

(from HuffingtonPost.com) – Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) has spent $13.5 million on reelection ads for television, most of it in Central Florida.

But that doesn’t mean he wants to talk on television — and one Orlando news anchor is seriously over it. News 13′s Ybeth Bruzual spent nearly two minutes of air time calling out Scott for dodging her and her show, “Political Connections.”

Bruzual said Florida’s other major gubernatorial candidates including Charlie Crist (D) have appeared on “Political Connections,” but Scott’s campaign had repeatedly declined to commit to an appearance. Then, she said, his staff reached out and requested to appear on News 13′s Spanish language sister station InfoMás to discuss his Hispanic outreach program.

InfoMás initially agreed to the interview, but everything fell apart when producers informed Scott’s staff that Bruzual would conduct the interview and it would appear across all of the platforms owned by parent company Brighthouse Cable, including News 13 and a station in Tampa Bay….Cont….

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06 2014

Burn, baby, burn: WTSP to air “Yule Log” for 2013…

Tampa’s WTSP-TV has announced that it will air its version of the burning “Yule Log” from 7:00-9:00am Christmas morning. This is the first year that WTSP will air the burning fireplace, a tradition that has was started locally twelve years ago by Tampa 24hour cable news channel Bay News 9. As Florida News Center has reported, Bay News 9 (along with its Orlando area sister channel, News 13) will air their version of the “Yule Log” from 7:00pm-12:00am on Christmas Eve.

The Yule Log tradition was started in 1966, at New York City station WPIX-TV. Click here to learn more about that.

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12 2013

Burn, baby, burn…2013!

For the twelfth year, Tampa’s Bright House Cable news channel Bay News 9 and Orlando’s News 13 will be airing the burning “Yule Log” on the cable channels from 7:00pm to midnight on Christmas Eve.

Bright House customers can watch the burning Yule Log anytime by going to OnDemand channel 999 in the Tampa and Orlando cable markets. For 2013, Bright House offers three versions of the Yule Log with differing fire places; “Holiday Tradition,” “Christmas Angel,” and “Chimenea Navidena” in Spanish.

The burning fireplace (Yule log) tradition was first started in 1966, by New York’s WPIX. Watch a history of the WPIX Yule Log and vintage WPIX Yule Log broadcasts, via the YouTube video below. Enjoy!

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12 2013