Posts Tagged ‘John Bachman’

John Bachman fake smokes on WJAX…

(edited/pic from TVSpy.com) – During last night’s 6 p.m. newscast on Jacksonville’s WJAX, anchor John Bachman may have let viewers see what he thought about a man who punched a swan.

While co-anchor Tenikka Hughes was reading the story, the control room took Bachman’s camera revealing Bachman doing the international symbol for ‘I’m smoking a joint.’

News director Bob Longo told TVSpy, “It was wrong, unprofessional and disrespectful of our viewers and our co-workers here at Action News Jax.”….Cont….

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06 2016

John Bachman named lead anchor at WTEV/WAWS…

TVNewsCheck.com reports that John Bachman will join WTEV/WAWS in the fall of 2014 as lead anchor. He has been named as the Jacksonville duopoly’s new lead P.M. anchor, replacing the departing Mark Spain.

Bachman comes from WTEV/WAWS Cox sister station, WSB-TV in Atlanta. He joined WSB in 2011, rising from weekend anchor to 4.pm weekday anchor.

Bachman is the first of five new faces who will fill chairs which are or soon will be empty at WTEV/WAWS. As Florida News Center reported back in May, lead anchors Mark Spain, Paige Kelton, Tera Barz, Mike Barz, and Lynnesy Gardner were informed that their contracts were not being renewed and that the station was “going in a different direction” in the fall.

Sources told Florida News Center at the time, that the search was on through out the Cox television properties to find talent that could fill the soon-to-be voids at WTEV/WAWS. Bachman is number one….who will be 2, 3, 4, & 5? Stay tuned to Florida News Center for the latest.

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07 2014