(from WFSA.com) – WSFA 12 News is pleased to announce that John O’Connor is joining the WSFA 12 News Team in January. John comes to WSFA 12 News with over 25 years experience in broadcast journalism working in Orlando, Jacksonville and Louisville. He is excited about returning to live in Alabama. O’Connor lived in Mobile for several years as a teenager.
“I am very much looking forward to becoming a part of the WSFA 12 News team. They demonstrate day in and day out why they are a News leader in Montgomery,” O’Connor said….Cont….
O’Connor was slowly pushed out of Jacksonville’s WTEV/WAWS in 2010, after a DUI arrest. He joined the duopoly several years before to serve as lead anchor, when WTEV changed affiliation to CBS. Prior to WTEV/WAWS, O’Connor anchored at WESH in Orlando.