Posts Tagged ‘Craig Wolf’

Craig Wolf finds work in Public Television…

(from News-Press.com) – Plans for a new public television documentary series featuring Southwest Florida and hosted by former local anchorman Craig Wolf are coming into focus.

Collier County’s Tourist Development Council on Monday unanimously approved chipping in $5,000 from its bed tax-fueled marketing fund toward WGCU-TV’s plan to produce a short pilot program with the working title, “Florida Explorer.”

Lee County’s Tourist Development Council has not been approached for funds as yet. However, county tourism chief Tamara Pigott said she suggested WGCU officials contact the Southwest Florida Community Foundation for possible financial assistance with the pilot production….Cont….

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11 2012

A new career for Craig Wolf…

(from News-Press.com) – Longtime WBBH NBC2 main anchorman Craig Wolf, who was fired from the station in March 2011 and is currently suing his former employer, is back in Southwest Florida and has started a new career in real estate.

He’s taken a job with McMurray and Nette, a local real estate firm.

“I have a passion for this community,” Wolf told me. “I’ve lived here almost 20 years. And I’m excited to again be involved with its people and what’s important to them. And make a living at it. My son is starting high school. I hear tuition calling my name, just like thousands of other local families do.”

Wolf and his family have recently returned to Southwest Florida after moving to Nashville for a time….Cont….

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07 2012

Wolf speaks out to WFLX…

3/1/2012 – UPDATE: Craig Wolf speaks opens up further to WFTX about his law suit against WBBH/Waterman Broadcasting. Wofl says that his law suit is about “losing the life that I had here in Southwest Florida, unfairly, unjustly and unlawfully.” – Click here to see the story…
(from Fox4Now.com) – A popular anchor in Southwest Florida speaking out tonight after he says he was fired from WBBH NBC-2 News. Many viewers have wondered what happened to Craig Wolf, who anchored the news for 18 years. Wolf spoke on-camera exclusively with Four in your Corner’s Mike Mason.

NBC-2 viewers have had a lot of questions since Craig Wolf left the anchor desk. We caught up with Wolf at a golf tournament and tonight we’re finding out what he’s been up to. Wolf was back in town to play in a charity golf tournament at The Forest country club in South Fort Myers. All of the money raised will help fund an expansion of the Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. Wolf says for him, the event was bittersweet.

Craig Wolf: “It was great to have a bunch of people come up to me and say ‘I miss you’. But it’s not so great in Nashville, Tennessee where I’ve relocated, where I’m trying to find a job.”….Cont….

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03 2012

Did whistle-blower complaint lead to firing?

(from News-Press.com) – For nearly a year now, Southwest Florida television viewers have wondered about the reasons behind the firing of WBBH-TV main anchor Craig Wolf. He was escorted from the building last March after more than 17 years with the station.

This weekend, details came to light after Wolf filed a whistle-blower lawsuit Friday in Lee Circuit Court against his former employer, Waterman Broadcasting. Waterman owns WBBH-TV, NBC2 and also operates WZVN-TV, ABC7.

In the lawsuit, Wolf alleges he was fired because he filed a federal complaint about unsanitary conditions at the station’s studios and other parts of the building.

The seven-page document reads in part….Cont….

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02 2012

Craig Wolf speaks out…

(by Chris Wadsworth, from News-Press.com) – It’s been eight months since former WBBH NBC2 anchorman Craig Wolf was let go from the station in a move that shocked many longtime viewers. Since then, there have been lots of questions about what happened and what Wolf will do next, but very little in the way of answers.

It’s widely known that Wolf was unhappy with his firing, that he has hired a lawyer and that talks with NBC2 have been ongoing. Nevertheless, as the weeks and months creep by, little else has trickled out.

Last week, I reached Wolf on the telephone and he agreed to answer the viewers’ questions as best he can at this point. NBC2 news director Darrel Lieze-Adams did not respond to an email requesting comment….Cont….

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11 2011