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Orlando Oct 2015 ratings…

(from – With the 25-to-54 age group as the main measure, WFTV-Channel 9 continued to win in early morning, at noon and from 5 to 6:30 p.m. for the ratings period that ended Wednesday.

The race at 11 p.m. was most intriguing, and WFTV was the winner there with the 25-to-54 age group, which is most important to news advertisers. But the late newscasts on WKMG-Channel 6 and WESH-Channel 2 were reaching more total viewers.

Other stations pointed to other victories: WESH said it was first with the 18-to-49 age group at 6 a.m., and WKMG said it was first with 18-to-49 viewers at 6 and 11 p.m….Cont….


10 2015

Troy Campbell & Jennifer Ortega join WKMG…

Two new reporters have joined Orlando’s WKMG.

Troy Campbell (right 1) joined WKMG earlier this month, from WXMI-TV in Grand Rapids, Mich. He looks forward to working in Central Florida because he hates the snow.

Jennifer Ortega (right 2) joined WKMG in September from WAPT-TV in in Jackson, Miss. She is a bilingual native of Puerto Rico, grew up in South Florida and graduated from Florida Atlantic University and previously worked at WPEC in West Palm Beach.


10 2015

WFTV takes September 2015…

(from – WFTV-Channel 9 added former WESH-Channel 2 anchor Martha Sugalski shortly before the September ratings period started, but it’s way too early to discuss any Sugalski effect. The latest ratings read almost like a repeat of the August results.

That’s good news for WFTV, which continued to win the 25-to-54 audience in early morning, at noon and from 4 to 6:30 p.m. The ratings period ended Wednesday, the Nielsen numbers were released Thursday, and the 25-to-54 viewers are most important to news advertisers. Read the rest of this entry →


09 2015

Lauren Rowe is back on TV, sort of….

(edited from -You’re going to see former WKMG-Channel 6 anchor Lauren Rowe in a commercial for 50 Floor, a flooring company.

“I have not become a professional pitchman,” Rowe said Thursday. “I do not see this as my future.” But Rowe is very much on camera in the spot, shot Tuesday in Atlanta. Her first name becomes a promo code.

“These guys have a great story,” she said. “They have used other news anchors around the country as spokespeople.” Read the rest of this entry →


09 2015

Allison McGinley named N/D at WKMG…

(edited from – Allison McGinley, who has worked at WKMG for 21 years, has been named news director, the station announced Monday.

She had been acting news director since Steve Hyvonen resigned July 21.

WKMG noted that McGinley grew up in Central Florida, graduated from the University of Central Florida, started as an intern at the CBS affiliate and had done nearly every job in the newsroom, including managing the station’s investigative unit….Cont….


08 2015