UPDATE (07/16/14) – Florida News Center has learned that former WALA-TV sports director Simone Eli left the Mobile station to join KPRC-TV. She will remain in the sports arena as a reporter and anchor at the Houston station.
//hattip to Examiner.com
(6/27/14 @ 22:04) – Simone Eli has departed WALA-TV after just one year with the Mobile/Pensacola station.
She joined WALA in May of 2013 as a the station’s lone sports anchor/reporter/director. She replaced Rob Lehocky who left the station/TV in late 2012 for a public relations job in Mobile.
So far there is no word on why Eli has departed the station. Stay tuned to Florida News Center for any further details.