Posts Tagged ‘wfor’

Brian Andrews to depart WFOR, again…

(edited from – Anchor/investigative reporter Brian Andrews is telling Gossip Extra he is leaving the station at the end of his contract Jan. 31.

Andrews has been there for nearly three years, and it was his second stint at the Miami station.

Says Andrews: “There’s a lot more I’d like to do with my career than WFOR has to offer right now. I was told a several months back the station wouldn’t have any other opportunities for me beyond my current assignment. Still, I thank them for this opportunity.” Read the rest of this entry →


01 2015

WESH announces new weekend anchor team…

Orlando’s WESH has announced that Adrian Whitsett (right #1) and Summer Knowles (right#2) will be the station’s new weekend evening anchor team. Both Whitsett and Knowles will also serve as station reporters during the week day shifts.

Whitsett comes to WESH from sister Hearst station KETV in Omaha, NE, where he was reporter and fill-in anchor. He served four years of active duty in the Marine Coprs from 1999-2003, serving in Iraq. News Director Kirsten Wolff told the Orlando Sentinel that “Adrian’s experiences as a Marine and as a seasoned journalist give him a unique point of view that will connect with Central Florida’s large military community.” He starts officially January 27th. Read the rest of this entry →


01 2015

Summer Knowles departs WFOR…

(edited from Summer Knowles is leaving Miami CBS-owned station.

She joined the station just two years ago.

Knowles announced her departure in an email to WFOR staff, saying she was taking “an anchor/reporter job in another market.” Her last day was Wednesday Dec 23rd.


12 2014

Kim Bokamper to retire from WFOR…

(edited from – WFOR sports anchor Kim Bokamper has announced that he is retiring at the end of January 2015.

Over the past 14 years at WFOR, Bokamper has covered every facet of South Florida sports in one of the most exciting sports markets in the nation.

After long and successful careers in both the NFL and television broadcasting, Bokamper says he’s now looking forward to the next chapter of his life. Read the rest of this entry →


12 2014

Michele Gillen is back at WFOR…

(edited from – It took four months for WFOR investigative reporter Michele Gillen to repair her bruised ego.

Insiders say that Gillen materialized in the newsroom this week for the first time since a public blowout between her and fellow investigative newsman Jim DeFede.

A spywitness described how Gillen walked in Monday like she hadn’t missed one third of the work year, sat down at her desk six cubicles away from DeFede and started making calls for a story about Pope Francis‘ upcoming trip to the United States.

“It’s like she never left,” one source said. “Nobody’s talking about it. Nobody’s talking to her. And she’s not talking to anybody.”….Cont….


11 2014