Posts Tagged ‘WCTV’

WCTV vehicle vandalized…

(from Tallaahassee.com) – A local TV journalist this week reported to Tallahassee Police that an anti-Semitic phrase had been scrawled on the hood of her station’s car.

WCTV reporter Lanetra Bennett told TPD she found the words written in black marker on the hood of the station’s car Monday as she drove to work.

Bennett said she left the car, which was emblazoned with the channel’s emblem, at her southeast Tallahassee home over the weekend and did not notice it until Monday. A photo of the car made the rounds on Facebook early this week.

Top WCTV staff said they did not believe the vandalism was a threat….Cont….

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03 2017

VIDEO: Fun between breaks at WCTV…

Check out the video below as the morning crew at Tallahassee’s WCTV blow off a little steam between commercial breaks.

I’m not sure what is worse, the singing or the horrific set at WCTV. Just kidding…it’s the set.

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02 2015

Andy Alcock to depart WCTV….

Sources tell Florida News Center that evening anchor Andy Alock is leaving Tallahassee’s WCTV. He was notified a few weeks ago that is contract was not being renewed. Tomorrow 1/9/15 is his last day at the station.

Sources say that Alock was not renewed to make way for a new (unnamed) anchor that will join the station in the coming weeks.

Alcock joined WCTV in 2012, after working various freelance positions in Chicago. Prior to that he spent 14 years in Louisville, KY at WLKY.

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01 2015

Gray renews with CBS/FOX through 2019…

(edited from TVNewsCheck.com) – It looks like Tallahassee’s WCTV and Dothan, AL’s WTVY (often viewable in the Panama City market) will remain CBS affiliates for the next five years.

Gray Television today made two announcements of network affiliation renewals, first with CBS and later with Fox.

This morning it announced a comprehensive, long-term agreement that renews all 26 of Gray’s CBS station affiliation agreements in 22 markets.

The agreement includes early renewals for 26 Gray-owned CBS affiliates: WVLT Knoxville, Tenn.; WKYT-WYMT Lexington, Ky.; KWTX-KBTX Waco, Texas; KKTV Colorado Springs, Colo.; KOLN-KGIN Lincoln, Neb.; WCTV Tallahassee, Fla.;  WRDW Augusta,  Ga.; KVLY  Fargo, N.D..;  WIBW Topeka, Kan.; WSAW Wausau, Wis.; WIFR Rockford, Ill.; KNOE Monroe, La.; WSWG Albany, Ga.; WECP Panama City, Fla.; KXII Sherman, Texas; WTVY Dothan, Ala.; WSVF Harrisonburg, Va.; KALB Alexandria, La.; WCAV Charlottesville, Va.; WIYE Parkersburg, W.Va.; KGWN-KSTF Cheyenne, Wyo.; and KNPL North Platte, Neb….Cont….

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08 2014

Heather Peeples named GM at WCTV…

(from Gray TV Press Release) – Heather Peeples is now Vice President and General Manager of CBS affiliate WCTV in Tallahassee, Florida.  Heather has been the station’s General Sales Manager since 2007.  She started in the broadcast industry in 1989 at WTLH in Tallahassee.  Heather spent six years as Account Executive with the Quad Cities Radio Group in Davenport, Iowa, followed in 1997 by various sales and promotional positions at WFLI-TV in Chattanooga, Tennessee.  Heather returned to Tallahassee in 1999 first as an Account Executive, then Local Sales Manager, and finally General Sales Manager.

//hattip to TVSpy.com

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07 2013