Posts Tagged ‘wfor’

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.


11 2015

Cynthia Demos to depart WFOR and TV…

WFOR anchor Cynthia Demos has announced that is leaving the Miami station.

She is leaving to join The Dana Agency, a public relations firm with offices in Miami. Demos will also to continue to run her own video production and media training company.

She told that she’ll “finally get her nights and weekends to hang with her two young children,” a three-year-old boy and a five-year-old girl. Read the rest of this entry →


09 2015

Shahbazi & Pastrana promoted at WFOR…

(edited from – WFOR in Miami has promoted morning anchor Rudabeh Shahbazi (right #1) to evening news co-anchor, alongside Rick Folbaum. She begins in the new role Monday. WFOR reporter Lauren Pastrana (right #2) will take over morning co-anchor duties.

Shahbazi, who only arrived at WFOR from Los Angeles in August, replaces Irika Sargent, who left WFOR for WBBM in Chicago….Cont….


09 2015

Irika Sargent to depart WFOR…

(edited from – Irika Sargent has been hired to join the the Monday-through-Friday anchor desk at CBS-owned WBBM-TV in Chicago.

Sargent, is the 5 and 11 p.m. anchor at CBS-owned WFOR-TV in Miami. Starting October 19, she’ll co-anchor the 5, 6 and 10 p.m. newscasts here with Johnson.

Before joining WFOR in May 2014, Sargent was weekend news anchor and reporter at KPRC-TV, the NBC affiliate in Houston. She also worked at WPMI-TV, the NBC affiliate in Mobile, Alabama, KOMU-TV, the NBC affiliate in Columbia, Missouri, and the London bureau of NBC News….Cont….


09 2015

Rick Folbaum & Stephen Colbert make some “Memories”…

Check out the video below as WFOR lead anchor Rick Folbaum and Stephen Colbert sing the news to the tune of “Memories” from the Broadway show Cats


09 2015