Posts Tagged ‘WFLA’

A new look at WFLA…

Viewers watching Tampa’s WFLA may have noticed some changes at the station.

A new graphics package, news music and a slightly tweaked “8” logo were introduced late last week. Notice the old 8 (left) and the more heftier 8 (below).

The station retains general branding and slogans. There were no changes made to the set.

Check out the new changes below…

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04 2016

Chris Chmura departs WTVT…

WTVT consumer reporter Chris Chmura has departed the Tampa station, after 10 years.

He has accepted the same position at NBC O&O KNTV in the San Francisco/San Jose market. He will be that station’s first consumer reporter.

He joined WTVT in 2007. Prior to WTVT he worked up the street at WFLA, the Associated Press, Conus TV News Service and WCJB in the Gainesville/Ocala market.


03 2016

Steve Andrews testifies in daughter’s civil trial…

(edited from – The third day of ESPN reporter Erin Andrews civil trial continued in Nashville on Wednesday with the sportscaster’s father testifying.

Before her father, WFLA veteran reporter, Steve Andrews took the stand Wednesday morning, Erin Andrews was seen crying in the courtroom. She continued to wipe away tears as her dad spoke about her childhood in Tampa, Florida.

During his testimony, he spoke on how the secretly recorded video changed his daughter’s life and the July 2009 day he learned of the video. “She kept screaming, ‘I am on the Internet! I am on the Internet! I am naked! I am naked! Everything I worked for is gone.’”

He also stated that Erin is not the “fun person she was,” adding that she is mad, terrified, depressed and full of anxiety….Cont….


02 2016

Melissa Nardo to WFLA… reports that Melissa Nardo is joining Tampa’s WFLA as a reporter.

She comes from WPMT-TV in York, PA, where she was worked since 2009.


02 2016

More news for, anchor changes at WFLA/WTTA…

Tampa’s WFLA announced today that the station would begin producing a nightly, hour-long live 8 p.m. newscast, which will air on Media General sister station WTTA Great 38. The new newscast begins on January 4 and will be anchored by Jenn (Jennifer) Holloway & Josh Benson, with weather by Julie Philips.

This new newscast on WTTA will be market’s first and only 8 p.m. newscast. Currently, WFLA offers a live 30 minute 7 p.m. newscast on WFLA proper, anchored by Jennifer Leigh. Read the rest of this entry →


12 2015