Posts Tagged ‘Marla Weech’

Danny Treanor retires after 35 years on Orlando TV…

Meteorologist Danny Treanor anchored his final weather cast at noon today on cable-only News 13. The veteran Orlando TV personality joined News 13 10 years ago, starting on the weekend shift. Treanor first started in Orlando across the street at WFTV, in 1978.

Click here for video from Danny Treanor’s final newscast and tributes from fellow WFTV and current News 13 anchor Marla Weech.

Read more from the Orlando Sentinel as Danny Talks alcoholism and the past…


We here at Florida News Center are planning to be Danny Treanor for Halloween! Remember this gem from 2009? – Be Danny Treanor for Halloween!


10 2013

A change in the weather at CF News 13…

(from – There’s a new team in the morning at Central Florida News 13.

Meteorologist Ali Turiano (right#2) is now paired with anchor Marla Weech on “Your Morning News.”

Chief meteorologist Jeff Day (right #1) who had been working the morning shift, is now paired with anchor Jackie Brockington during the day.

Day had worked the mornings with Lisa Bell, who left the channel in July after four years. News 13 moved Weech, a longtime Orlando anchor, into Bell’s slot….Cont….


09 2011

Weech to mornings, Bell departs CFN13…

(from Marla Weech (right) has a new job at Central Florida News 13: anchoring from 5 a.m. through the noontime.

Weech, who anchored at WFTV-Channel 9 and WKMG-Channel 6, joined News 13 earlier this year.

“Marla is Central Florida,” said News 13 General Manager Robin Smythe. “She knows news, she knows people, and I can’t think of anyone better to start your day off here in Central Florida.”

Weech replaces Lisa Bell (left), who left News 13 last week. “She is no longer with News 13,” Smythe said. “We do wish her well. We appreciate her work the last four years.”….Cont….


08 2011

Weech back to TV…

(from – Marla Weech, one of Central Florida’s best-known anchors, joined Central Florida News 13 today.

Her debut will be next month, and she will start as a weekend anchor. She also will work as a reporter. She was in orientation this morning.

“She is certainly up for this role,” Robin Smythe, general manager of the channel, said this morning.

Smythe praised Weech’s knowledge of the community and her enthusiasm for the business. Smythe said Weech has “a love affair with Central Florida.”

Smythe said the women had been discussing a role for Weech at the cable news channel for several years. They are longtime friends. “We worked at Channel 6 many lifetimes ago,” Smythe said….Cont….


03 2011

Marla’s back baby…

Our friend Roger Simmons reports that Orlando TV veteran Marla Weech has found her way back onto television. Weech has been seen anchoring for International Launch Services, a US company that handles sales and mission management of satellite launches from Kazahkstan. ILS is based in VA, launches from Kazahkstan and provides mission coverage via studios in Cape Canaveral, FL. This is Weech’s first return to TV since she was fired a year ago from anchoring duties at Orlando’s WKMG.

Click here for watch Marla’s AsiaSat 5 launch coverage!


08 2009