Posts Tagged ‘CNN’

A goat takes on WWSB’s Linda Carson…

WWSB’s Linda Carson received some time in the national spot light over the past few days, as the video below made its way around the Internet and shows like “Jimmy Kimmel LIVE” and ABC’s “GMA.” Carson was rammed by a goat, while preparing a video report from the Manatee County Fair. As you can see from the video below, Carson nor the goat were injured. Check it out below….

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27

01 2013

Dunnan to CNN…

(from TVSpy.com) – WPBF reporter Tory Dunnan has been hired as a political correspondent for CNN Newsource, a syndicated news service for CNN’s 800 affiliates, the network announced today.

Dunnan, who joined the West Palm Beach ABC-affiliate in 2009, will report from the campaign trail for “RunningMate 2012,” the political component of CNN Newsource.

“Tory is a driven communicator with a passion for politics,”  CNN vice president of news operations, administration and affiliate services Paul Crum said in a statement. “She will help us continue to give our affiliate news partners and their viewers distinctive, first-class coverage of the politics behind the election cycle….Cont….

29

09 2011

Did Rick Sanchez edit his own Wikipedia page?

*NOTE – While not a direct FL story, Rick Sanchez is definitely a part of FL TV history!

(from MiamiNewsTimes.com) – Ah, it’s been too long since we’ve had some good ol’-fashioned Rick Sanchez-brand inanity.

On a hunch — do we know our man or what? — we checked the revision history of the Wikipedia page for Sanchez, the former WSVN-turned-CNN anchor who is currently unemployed after calling Jon Stewart a “bigot” and implying that Jews control the media.

So this past February 7, a Wikipedia user named Rsanchez1381 changed the description of Sanchez’s 1990 DUI accident, in which he struck a pedestrian outside Joe Robbie Stadium. The victim was paralyzed and died five years later. Sanchez’s BAC was .15, above the legal limit.

30

04 2011

So long Larry…

While not Florida related, the King of cable signed off last night. Kudos to Larry King on a fantastic career! “LIVE” will never be the same.

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17

12 2010

Election night coverage…captured…

Click below to check out some screen captures taken from various networks and local channels (NBC, ABC, CBS, Fox, Fox News Channel, C-SPAN, CNN, WTVT, WFLA, WTSP, WFTS, WSVN, WESH, WOFL, Univision), via Florida News Center on Facebook. Enjoy!

And remember to follow Florida News Center on Facebook if you have not already!

CLICK HERE FOR THE CAPTURES

Also, check out these pictures for a behind the scenes look at election coverage from Orlando’s WESH-TV.

 

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11 2010