Posts Tagged ‘wfor’

John Gerard departs WFOR….

(edited from MiamiHerald.com) – WFOR weekend meteorologist John Gerard has departed Miami’s WFOR.

Gerard, 58, posted his goodbyes on his Facebook page Tuesday night after a total 20 years on three of the four main local stations, and it doesn’t appear he has any plans for the immediate future.

He wrote on Facebook: “For those of you who were wondering, I resigned from my position at CBS4. Totally my decision & I thank WFOR for the opportunity they offered me. Thanks for all of your support over the years, wherever I wind up I’m taking y’all with me. Carpe diem & God bless you.” Read the rest of this entry →

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07 2016

Natalia Zea to depart WFOR & TV…

GossipExtra.com reports that WFOR reporter and weekend anchor Natalia Zea is departing the Miami station and television.

She is set to join Miami-Dade Public Schools, as the director of community outreach.

She joined WFOR in 2006, from WOAI in San Antonio. Her last day is reported to be June 7th. Read the rest of this entry →

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05 2016

Tom Doerr named N/D at WINK…

TVSpy.com reports that WINK-TV has named Tom Doerr as the Fort Myers station’s new news director.

He comes from WFLD-TV in Chicago, where he resigned from this past February.

He also worked as news director at KRIV in Houston and VP/Manager at WFOR in Miami.

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04 2016

Producing TV from Cuba is difficult & expensive…

(edited from MiamiHerald.com) – To pull off broadcasting from Cuba is anything but easy, yet Miami’s local stations have become expert at it.

This has turned into the new measuring ground for South Florida’s fierce TV news competition: Cuba, the foreign country Miami considers a suburb of its own.

All four of Miami’s English-language network affiliates — WPLG, WSVN, WTVJ and WFOR — have set up shop for the week to broadcast live from Havana for President Barack Obama’s once-in-a-century visit. Read the rest of this entry →

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03 2016

David Bernard to NOLA…

Former WFOR chief meteorologist David Bernard has landed a new TV gig. He is headed back to his old stomping grounds at WWL-TV in New Orleans.

Bernard left abruptly left WFOR in 2013, due to contract issues and opted to work in local real estate until recently.

He joined WFOR in 2005 from WWL, where he worked for eight years. He has also worked at KJRH in Tulsa, KVII in Amarillo, and KZTV in Corpus Christi.

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11 2015