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Rudabeh Shahbazi to mornings at WFOR….

(edited from –Rudabeh Shahbazi will join WFOR CBS 4 News This Morning (weekdays 5-7 a.m.) beginning Aug. 3.

“Rudabeh is a dedicated and accomplished journalist who is passionate about helping her community,” said CBS4 Vice President and General Manger Adam Levy in a press release. “She will be a great addition to our team.”

Shahbazi was most recently a multimedia journalist and fill-in anchor at KABC-TV in Los Angeles. Read the rest of this entry →


07 2015

UPDATE: Mark Spain finds work outside of JAX…

UPDATE: 04/15/2015 – Former WTEV/WAWS anchor Mark Spain announced on Twitter today that he has landed at WSET-TV, Roanoke/Lynchburg, VA.


(edited from – 03/25/15 – Former WJAX/WFOX anchor Mark Spain is leaving the Jacksonville market for another broadcasting job.

Spain was one of five anchors, who were jettisoned from the news operations there last summer. Spain, who had remained in Jacksonville, has not been on the air in local TV news since leaving the duopoly, but Wednesday he confirmed he’s agreed to a broadcast news job outside of North Florida.

Spain said he would not be more specific on his relocation due to a pre-employment agreement that limits disclosure of the job prior to taking to the air. Read the rest of this entry →


04 2015

Mike Marza/Rhiannon Ally to depart WSVN/WFOR…

WSVN anchor Mike Marza and WFOR morning anchor Rhiannon Ally are leaving the Miami TV market. The husband and wife will be headed back to Kansas City, where they both previously worked.

WSVN VP of News Alice Jacobs told that “after four years at 7 News, Mike Marza has decided to leave the station. Mike has done a wonderful job anchoring and reporting for WSVN, but he has decided to pursue another opportunity.”

The website reports that Marza has already lined up a job at one of the network stations in K.C, while Ally will find work once the two have made the move.


03 2015

Hispanic$ drive the Miami media market…

(from – Miami ranks as the nation’s No. 3 Hispanic TV DMA, and advertisers’ desire to reach those Hispanics is driving a healthy media market.

Spanish-language media often outrates English-language competition.

For example, the local Telemundo-owned station’s 11 p.m. newscast won February sweeps among both viewers 18-49 and 25-54s, beating out the English-language stations, and it has been on top in both demos for an impressive 23 straight months. Read the rest of this entry →

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03 2015

Julian Glover departs WFTX…

(from – WFTX reporter Julian Glover says he’s leaving Fort Myers, Fla. to join WAVE in Louisville, Ky. as an anchor.

“After two years in Southwest Florida I will be saying goodbye to Fox 4,” Glover wrote on his facebook page. “I’ll be moving to Louisville, KY to join the anchor team at WAVE 3 News. It’s an amazing opportunity to work at great station with great people.”….Cont….


03 2015