Posts Tagged ‘Martha Sugalski’

Brett Connolly joins WESH…

(from – Martha Sugalski and Tony Mainolfi will gain a new co-anchor on WESH-Channel 2′s 5 p.m. newscast starting Feb. 17.

Brett Connolly has joined Orlando’s NBC affiliate from WFXT, the Fox-owned station in Boston where he was a morning anchor and reporter.

Jim Payne will continue to anchor at 4, 6 and 11 p.m.

“Given our commitment to news, we’re adding to the team,” WESH General Manager Jim Carter said. “We wanted to let Jim cover more news in the field.”

Connolly will be reporting in addition to anchoring at 5 p.m., and the station brought him on air last week….Cont….


02 2014

“You were as big as a house” Martha Sugalski…

*NOTE – The only reason that I ran this story was because Jim Payne called his formerly preggo co-anchor “gigantic” and “as a big as a house.”

(from Sugalski returned — “transformed” after maternity leave, according to fellow anchor Jim Payne — to WESH-Channel 2 on Monday.

In June, Sugalski gave birth to triplets. WESH released a photo of Sugalski with babies Heaton, Wilder and Holden in her arms, and she talked about the children in the 4 p.m. newscast. She said they sleep peacefully.

Sugalski looked wonderful, and that prompted some memorable and unusual banter for the news.

“The last time people saw you on TV you were as big as a house,” Payne said.

“A birdhouse,” Sugalski said, laughing….Cont….


09 2013

Martha Sugalski to have triplets…

(from – WESH 2 anchor Martha Sugalski made a big announcement Monday: Sugalski and her husband, Rob Reich, are expecting triplets!

“I’m going to be leaving you guys this summer for a little bit,” she said on-air. She then placed three small pairs of shoes on the anchor desk for two boys and one girl.

“I don’t think I can hide it for too much longer,” she said.

As far as the names? “You’ve got to give me a couple months,” she said….Cont….



01 2013

A bear breaks into Orlando anchor’s home…

(from – Photos from WESH 2′s Martha Sugalski show the result of a bear’s break-in at her backyard pool overnight.

On Wednesday morning, Sugalski said she woke up to the sight of a massive bear in her pool area. She said the animal was sitting right outside a back door to her home in Seminole County.

“I’ve seen a female with cubs. We had one in our garage last year trying to get some garbage, not nearly as big as this one,” said Sugalski’s husband, Rob Reich.

Sugalski said it is the sixth bear she’s seen in her Seminole County neighborhood in the past two months. She said that’s more than she saw in the six years she lived there prior….Cont….


08 2012