Posts Tagged ‘Greg Warmoth’

Len Kiese to join WFTV weekends, anchors shifted…

(edited from – Len Kiese will be the new weekend anchor at Orlando’s WFTV.

He is currently the weekday morning anchor at WIS-TV in Columbia, SC, where he has worked since 2012. He starts June 25th.

Kiese replaces Jorge Estevez, who will be replacing Greg Warmoth at 4 p.m. Warmoth is replacing the retiring Bob Opsahl on the 5 & 6 p.m. newscasts.

All of these changes begin on May 25th, the last day of the sweeps period. Read the rest of this entry →


05 2016

Bob Opsahl announces retirement date…

(edited from Opsahl, veteran anchor for Orlando’s WFTV, announced his plans to retire at the end of May after nearly 38 years with the station. Opsahl’s last day anchoring the 5 and 6 p.m. news will be Friday, May 27, 2016.

“I cannot believe how quickly time has gone by, and I am so grateful to our viewers, who have been watching for so many years,” said Opsahl. “I am very fortunate to have had such a long run, in such an honorable place as WFTV. So many people work all their lives so they can retire in Central Florida, and I was lucky enough to have been here my entire career.” Read the rest of this entry →


04 2016

WFTV starts using news drones…

(edited from – WFTV became the first Orlando market station to use drones in news coverage on Friday.

“Drones give us a unique opportunity to take you to places and show you new vantage points that would be impossible to see from the ground or even from our regular helicopter,” anchor Greg Warmoth said in the segment.

The Federal Aviation Administration this week approved a petition by WFTV and other stations in the Cox Media Group to fly the drones. Read the rest of this entry →


09 2015

WFTV/WRDQ do the anchor shuffle…

(from – In major anchor changes, WFTV will pair Jorge Estevez (right #1) and Nancy Alvarez (right #2)and bring back market veteran Ken Tyndall, the station announced Friday.

Estevez and Alvarez will be teamed at 6 and 11 p.m. Sundays on WFTV. They also will anchor at 10 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays on sister station WRDQ-Channel 27. (Martie Salt and Greg Warmoth will anchor at 10 p.m. Fridays on WRDQ.)

Tyndall will anchor on Saturdays, doing the 6 and 11 p.m. telecasts on WFTV and the 10 p.m. newscast on WRDQ.

The changes will happen in early February, news director Matt Parcell said….Cont….


01 2014

WKMG hires the son of the competition…

(from – When WKMG-Channel 6 says journalism runs in the genes of its latest hire, the station is not exaggerating. Justin Warmoth (right #1) is the son of WFTV-Channel 9 anchor Greg Warmoth (right #2).

Starting Monday, Justin will be the newest reporter/mobile journalist at WKMG.

“I have great respect for Greg Warmoth,” WKMG General Manager Skip Valet said. “Clearly Justin has grown up with a solid broadcaster as a role model. Justin’s intelligence, energy and ability earned him this opportunity.”

Greg Warmoth said he has trained and coached Justin, 22, about the TV business. “I’ve worked at WFTV 27 years,” Greg said. “He’s grown up in the business. He was a sports intern at WFTV.”….Cont….


02 2013