Posts Tagged ‘Julie Durda’

Scott Padgett is headed to Dallas…

Several media websites are reporting that WPLG meteorologist Scott Padgett is leaving the Miami station. The word is that Padgett is headed to Dallas to work on the morning show at KTVT-TV.

As you may remember, Padgett was moved to the weekend shift to make way for Julie Durda back in April. Stay tuned for any further news. Padgett joined WPLG in 2008.


07 2013

Julie Durda in, Michael Smith out at WPLG…

(from – Julie Durda (right #1), who signed off in September from Miami’s WSVN, is joining rival WPLG.

Bill Pohovey, the news director of the Miami ABC affiliate, announced the news in an email to WPLG staffers Tuesday morning.

In his note, Pohovey also said Michael Smith (right#2), who is the weekend evening meteorologist, will be leaving the station.

“We want to thank Michael for his dedication and wish him continued success,” Pohovey wrote….Cont….

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01 2013

Vivian Gonzalez to mornings at WSVN…

(from – Tipsters SFLTV that WSVN management minutes ago announced to staffers Vivian Gonzalez is officially named the new weekday morning meteorologist for ‘Today in Florida’. She replaces Julie Durda who left in October after 5 years at WSVN.

A Miami native and a graduate of Florida International University, Vivian Gonzalez started at WSVN in 2005 behind the scenes as a weather producer for Phil Ferro and WSVN weather segments….Cont….


11 2012

Julie Durda bails from WSVN…

(from – WSNV-Channel 7 morning meteorologist Julie Durda shocked her co-workers Friday by announcing she’d be leaving the station in December!

Julie Durda, going on permanent vacation? (Special to Gossip Extra)

Newlywed Durda, a former San Francisco 49ers cheerleader who got thousands of men to give a hoot about the weather, was part of the station’s top-rated area morning show for four years!

She did not comment.

But a terse email sent to newsroom staffers says Durda will be “looking for other opportunities” while her “hard work, dedication and positive attitude will be missed….Cont….


09 2012