Posts Tagged ‘wftx’

Jane Montreal to mornings at WFTX… reports that Jane Montreal has been named the new morning anchor at Fort Myers station, WFTX.

She comes from KSHB-TV in Kansas City, where she was a weekend morning anchor. She has also worked in Los Angeles and Corpus Christi.


05 2017

Les Vann named VP/GM at WFTX…

In a press release, the E.W. Scripps Company has named Les Vann as the new vice president and general manager at Fort Myers station, WFTX.

He comes from the same position at WISH-TV in Indianapolis, IN. Before that he he severed as GM at WKRC-TV/DT-2 in Cincinnatti and WJCL/WTGS in Savannah. As per a Scripps press release, he started his career at WICS-TV in Springfield, IL working his way up the ladder, from intern to news director.

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08 2016

WFTX’s Mike Mason arrested for DUI…

(edited from – WFTX Fox 4 reporter Mike Mason was arrested Friday night on suspicion of drunk driving.

The Fort Myers Police Department arrested Mason just before 10 p.m. Friday night.  He was taken into custody on one misdemeanor count of DUI. He posted bond and was released from the Lee County jail just after 1 p.m. Saturday.

In a statement, he says the arrest is not valid and he plans to fight the case in court. Read the rest of this entry →


08 2016

Mike Mason to WFTX…

(edited from – Mike Mason is coming back to the Fort Myers market. He will once again be working at WFTX.

Mason starts Sunday, May 1. He’s been working as a freelance reporter. Before that, he worked at WGCL – Atlanta, WFTS – Tampa, WLOS – Asheville, and both WBBH and WFTX in Fort Myers…..Cont….


04 2016

Julian Glover departs WFTX…

(from – WFTX reporter Julian Glover says he’s leaving Fort Myers, Fla. to join WAVE in Louisville, Ky. as an anchor.

“After two years in Southwest Florida I will be saying goodbye to Fox 4,” Glover wrote on his facebook page. “I’ll be moving to Louisville, KY to join the anchor team at WAVE 3 News. It’s an amazing opportunity to work at great station with great people.”….Cont….


03 2015