Posts Tagged ‘wkmg’

WOFL E/P arrested on child porn charges…

(edited from WFTV.com) – A 30-year-old executive producer at WOFL Fox 35 in Orlando was arrested and charged with 10 counts of possession of child pornography after an online undercover investigation, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement said.

Joshua Vincent Langel, of Winter Park, was arrested by FDLE investigators Friday.

The reporting agent said that he located a computer in Central Florida “advertising known or suspected files that depicted the sexual exploitation of children,” an FDLE report said. Read the rest of this entry →

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08 2016

Erick Weber departs WOFL after just a month…

(edited from OrlandoSentinel.com) – Morning anchor Erick Weber’s last day on the air at WOFL was July 22. His departure comes just under a month after signing on with the Orlando station.

His disappearance left viewers asking what had happened to the new anchor. The Fox-owned station confirmed his departure Wednesday (today) after his exit had been negotiated.

In a statement, Weber said: “Choosing to leave Fox 35 is an incredibly difficult decision to make. While Fox provided an outstanding opportunity for me, the stress of living 2,500 miles away from my family, who were unable to join me, was far more impactful on me and my work than I anticipated….Cont….

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08 2016

Three on deck in the AM at WKMG…

(from OrlandoSentinel.com) – WKMG now has a three-person anchor team in the mornings.

Kirstin O’Connor has joined Bridgett Ellison and Justin Warmoth from 5 to 7 a.m. weekdays in a new arrangement that started Tuesday.

“Kirstin was a reporter on the show,” WKMG General Manager Jeff Hoffman said. “When Bridgett went on maternity leave, she filled in. Bridgett is back and doing great. We think this will give us a distinctive look in the morning…..Cont….

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07 2016

John Brown departs, Erick Webber joins WOFL…

(edited from OrlandoSentinel.com) – With a group hug, the staff at Orlando’s WOFL on Friday said farewell to morning anchor John Brown (right #1) after five years. He will return to St. Louis after a death in the family and go back to his former station, he told viewers.

Erick Weber (right #2), a former morning anchor at Orlando’s WKMG, will replace John Brown on the morning shift at WOFL. He starts next Wednesday.

Most recently, Weber was morning anchor for Charlotte, NC’s WJZY-TV. Before that, he was morning news anchor for NECN/NBC in Boston. Read the rest of this entry →

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06 2016

Sister stations help Orlando stations with coverage…

(edited from TVSpy.com) – Continuing coverage of the terrorist attack in Orlando has left local stations spread thin. Sister stations from around the country have been helping with the coverage.

Sources tell Florida News Center that staffs from cable outlet Bay News 9 in Tampa have been sent to Orlando to assist its sister News 13 with coverage. The stations already share resources and some staff.

Cox Media Group-owned WFTV: WJAX-WFOX in Jacksonville, WSB in Atlanta, WFXT in Boston and WHIO in Dayton and its Washington, D.C. bureau sent reporters, photographers and producers to help WFTV. Read the rest of this entry →

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06 2016