Posts Tagged ‘wftv’

Michael Lopardi & Janine Reyes join WFTV…

(edited from Lopardi (left) joined WFTV as a general assignment reporter last month. He has worked as a special projects reporter at KTNV-TV in Las Vegas and a reporter and bureau chief at WBOC-TV in Delaware.

Janine Reyes  (right) started at WFTV in late March as a general assignment reporter. She has worked as a reporter at WAVY-TV in Norfolk,Virginia and a morning anchor at KRIS-TV in Corpus Christi, Texas.    (edited from


05 2015

Stephanie Bertini departs WFTV, joins WTVJ…

(edited from – Reporter Stephanie Bertini left Orlando’s WFTV last week after nearly a year. She started a new job at Miami’s WTVJ on Monday..

She joined WFTV in May of 2014 from ABC affiliate KRGV in Weslaco, Texas, in the Rio Grande Valley. She reported and anchored there for more than three years. For her reporting she won a national Edward R. Murrow Award and a regional Murrow award.  (Read the full story from


05 2015

Lori Brown to depart WFTV…

(from - Lori Brown, who has delivered serious, substantive reporting for WFTV, is departing Central Florida for the Fox-owned station in Dallas-Fort Worth.

She starts as a general assignment reporter at KDFW on June 15. Her final day in Orlando is June 5.

“I’m looking forward to going back to my home state, and doing my part to provide a check on government in Dallas,” Brown said in an email. She also looks forward to working with a cousin, who is a photojournalist at KDFW. Read the rest of this entry →


05 2015

Kristyn Caddell out at WFTV….

(from – You’ve seen the last of reporter Kristyn Caddell at WFTV-Channel 9.

“Kristyn does not work here any longer,” news director Matt Parcell said Thursday. “That’s all I’m going to say.”

He wouldn’t say when her last day was, but he acknowledged that her bio has been removed from the station’s website.

Caddell had worked at stations in West Palm Beach, Seattle and Las Vegas. Her personal life made headlines when the National Enquirer in 2011 revealed that she was having an affair with the married Chris Hansen of “Dateline NBC” and “To Catch a Predator” fame. Read the rest of this entry →


04 2015

Anthony DiLorenzo/Kala Rama to leave Orlando…

(edited from – Leaving the Orlando TV market: Spouses Anthony DiLorenzo of WFTV and Kala Rama of WKMG.

“Kala and I will be leaving Orlando for job opportunities in New York City in the near future,” DiLorenzo said Sunday in an email. “My last day at Channel 9 is this Friday.”

They married last April in Newport, R.I. They got engaged in September 2012 and worked for several years to land jobs in the same city. He joined WFTV in January 2013….Cont for the full story….


03 2015