Posts Tagged ‘wkmg’

Devan Coffaro joins WALA….

Devan Coffaro has been hired at Mobile/Penscola’s WALA. She will be the station’s newest reporter.

Coffaro comes to WALA straight out of the University of Central Florida and time spent interning at Orlando’s WOFL, WFTV and WKMG.

//hattip to Southern Alabama TV/Radio


06 2015

WFTV dominates June….

(edited from – The June ratings brought more good news to ABC affiliate WFTV-Channel 9, which scored big victories in many time periods.

The 25-54 age group at 6 p.m. weekdays reveal WFTV’s strength. WFTV averaged 34,268 viewers to WESH-Channel 2′s 16,552, WKMG-Channel 6′s 14,135 and WOFL-Channel 35′s 6,424. (The Orlando Sentinel has a content-sharing agreement with WOFL.)

WFTV’s dominance was clear as well in households, another way to measure viewing. At 6 p.m., Read the rest of this entry →


06 2015

Jeff Hoffman named GM at WKMG…

Graham Media Group has named Jeff Hoffman as the new president and general manager of Orlando’s WKMG.

Hoffman comes to WKMG from the duopoly of WTKR-TV/WGNT-TV in Norfolk, VA, where he has been general manager for the past seven years. Before WTKR/WNGT, he worked in administration at WAFF-TV in Huntsville (AL), WAVE-TV in Louisville (KY) and WIS-TV in Columbia, SC. Read the rest of this entry →


06 2015

Kristin Giannas to go back to school….

(edited from Giannas has decided to leave Orlando’s WKMG. Wednesday will be her last day at the CBS affiliate.

“I am moving on to finish my studies and pursue full-time meteorology opportunities,” she said in an email. “Three years ago, I was hired as a multimedia, one-man-band journalist, but eventually started reporting for the 11 p.m. news, and then became the weekend weather anchor. Read the rest of this entry →


06 2015

Comings and Goings…

Brian Jackson (left) joins Jacksonville independent station WJXT as the the station’s new sports reporter and weekend anchor.

Jackson comes from Washington, D.C. where he worked at Comcast SportsNet. He joined the cable-only regional sports network as an intern, but was eventually hired on as a production assistant. He worked his way up over the last ten years as a producer, reporter, host and sideline reporter.


WKMG reporter Evan Lambert (right) is leaving the Orlando station. He is headed down Interstate 4 to Tampa’s WTVT, where he will also serve as a general assignment reporter.

He joined WKMG in 2012.


06 2015