Posts Tagged ‘Martie Tucker’

VIDEO: “I hope she gets prosecuted”

Check out this video below c/o of WFTS’ Brendan McLaughlin. He posted the video, which was made in-house for the, then departing anchor Martie Tucker (back to Martie Salt at Orlando’s WFTV). McLaughlin is leaving WFTS himself this week. Enjoy the show…

This is part of a farewell tape I made for co-anchor Martie Tucker when she left here for Orlando a decade ago. It was…

Posted by Brendan McLaughlin TV on Saturday, December 12, 2015


12 2015

Martie Salt demoted, but ok with it…

(edited from – WFTV’s Martie Salt (right #1) says she is fine with her new assignment as the station makes room for Martha Sugalski (right #2), former WESH anchor.

“I’m fortunate to be in a career I thoroughly enjoy and in a top role for decades,” Salt, 58, said Friday. “Change is inevitable. I have a new contract. Channel 9 is treating me royally, and I have no complaints.”

In changes that start Aug. 24, Sugalski will anchor at 6 and 11 p.m. on WFTV as well as at 10 p.m. on WRDQ-Channel 27. Read the rest of this entry →


08 2015

YouTube – Classic WFTS…

To fill the void between stories, here is a classic clip circa 1994 from Tampa’s WFTS. WFTS started its news department in 1994, after switching affiliations from Fox to ABC. Anchors Brendan McLaughlin and Wayne Shattuck remain at the station. Martie Tucker (now referred to as Martie Salt) holds the big chair at Orlando’s WFTV. Drew Soicher is now Sports Director at Denver, CO’s KUSA-TV. Watch below!


06 2010