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WPTV swaps its morning team, adds more news… reports that changes at happening at WPTV/WFLX.

In a memo to the staff of WPTV this morning, station officials announced that longtime morning anchors Roxanne Stein and John Favole (right), are being pulled off the show that’s been theirs for 20 years. They are being re-assigned to the morning newscast on their low rated sister station, WFLX. The duo will then re-join WPTV for a brand-new, one-hour broadcast set to start airing on at 11 a.m.

Station manager Lloyd Bucher commented that “John and Roxanne have done a tremendous job helping us to retain the #1 spot in the market and I am confident that this duo will build a strong 11 a.m. newscast too.” Read the rest of this entry →


08 2015

Roxanne Stein breaks her arm horse riding…

(from – Popular WPTV/WFLX morning co-anchor Roxanne Stein has not been on the air since she left on a holiday vacation in December. On December 22nd she was riding her horse Bamboo and had an accident.

Roxanne wants her faithful viewers to know she will be returning, although it might not be for a couple of more weeks at the earliest….Cont….

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01 2013

WPTV’s Stein profiled…

( – When you wake up all fuzzy at 6 in the morning and flip on your TV, you’ve got to wonder:

How does Roxanne Stein do it?

How does that woman stay so peppy at this beastly hour?

How does she deliver the news in a straightforward and soothing way, then bounce around to traffic and weather and then throw in a jocular jab or two at co-anchor John Favole?

And how does she look so girl-next-door good so early? On high-definition TV!

“Intestinal fortitude,” quips her boss, Steve Wasserman, WPTV NewsChannel 5 vice president and general manager.

And he’s not kidding.

Roxanne Stein has awakened at 1:45 a.m. almost every weekday for the past 17 years to co-anchor Today on 5, which airs from 4:30 a.m. to 7 a.m.….Cont…..


11 2010