Posts Tagged ‘wkmg’

Dish and Graham stations battle it out…

UPDATE: 7/23/15 – Graham Statons and Dish Network have reached a deal (shocking!) and all of its stations will remain on Dish until the deal comes up for renewal again and I post this same story again. <rolls eyes>


7/21/15 – (from – Satellite television provider Dish Network is set to drop six local stations from its lineup Wednesday in a retransmission dispute with Graham Media Group.


The stations are Miami ABC affiliate WPLG, Houston NBC affiliate KPRC, Detroit NBC affiliate WDIV, Orlando CBS affiliate WKMG, San Antonio ABC affiliate KSAT and Jacksonville indie WJXT….Cont….


07 2015

WKMG News Director is out….

(edited from – WKMG-Channel 6 news director Steve Hyvonen resigned Tuesday after seven years at the Orlando station.

“It’s been a fantastic seven years in Orlando packed with dozens of major news stories,” Hyvonen said in an interview. “Local 6 has some of the most talented people I’ve ever worked with, and I wish the team success moving forward.” Read the rest of this entry →


07 2015

Candace Campos joins WKMG…

(edited from – Candace Campos joins Orlando’s WKMG as the station’s new weekend morning meteorologist.

She joins WKMG from KVAL-TV in Medford, OR. Before that, Campos started at WSVN in Miami, where she worked as a weather producer for more than five years. Read the rest of this entry →

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07 2015

Comings & Goings, the N/D edition… is reporting that WTSP Peter Roghaar is stepping down as News Director at the Tampa station.  The site reports that he will stay at WTSP, but will move into a sales position.

Roghaar joined WTSP in 2010 from West Palm Beach’s WPTV.

So far there is no word on who will be the new News Director – stay tuned!


FTV is also reporting that WOFL Assistant News Director Jorge Gonzalez is leaving the station to return to Miami. He is being replaced by Steve Linden.

Linden comes to WOFL from across town at WKMG, where he worked on the assignment desk.


07 2015

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