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Wendy Chioji back to WESH, sort of…

(edited from – Former anchor Wendy Chioji will be back on Orlando’s WESH when the quarterly “Surviving & Thriving” specials switch to the station in June.

“Growing Bolder,” which started in 2008, has aired locally on PBS stations WMFE and WUCF before moving to CBS affiliate WKMG-Channel 6. “Growing Bolder” features Chioji as well as WESH alumni Marc Middleton and Bill Shafer.

“It’s an opportunity to bring Wendy back to our station. We feel good about it,” said WESH General Manager Jim Carter. Chioji spent 20 years at WESH before leaving the station in 2008 and moving to Park City, Utah….Cont….


04 2016

WKMG uses veteran photog in station promos…

(edited from – WKMG has put a new spin on promotion by sending in cameraman Lorenzo “Tee” Taylor. He has worked at the CBS affiliate since 1970.

WKMG is counting on that special gift in extending its “Getting Results” slogan.

Taylor, 67, was the first African-American hired at Channel 6, and he has a style that defies the years. He spends his days out in the community, and he told WKMG General Manager Jeff Hoffman about the reaction to “Getting Results.”  Read the rest of this entry →


04 2016

Orlando March ’16 Books – WKMG gains…

(from – In the March ratings, WFTV-Channel 9 continued to win many news time slots. But WKMG-Channel 6, which had the most viewers overall at 11 p.m.

WKMG posted gains in many time slots while competitors were generally down from a year ago. The station’s “Getting Results” branding may be paying dividends.

WFTV continued to lead by any measurement from 4 to 6:30 p.m. in the ratings period. At 6 p.m. in the 25-to-54 age group, WFTV averaged 20,283 viewers. Read the rest of this entry →

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03 2016

Danny Treanor officially to WKMG…

(edited from – Orlando TV veteran Danny Treanor he been officially brought on to anchor the weekend 6 & 11 p.m. newscasts at WKMG.

Treanor started freelancing for WKMG in 2014. He retired in 2013 from News 13 after 10 years with the cable news channel. He has been in the market since 1978. He worked for WFTV-Channel 9 for 18 years.

He called the new duties at WKMG “an opportunity to gain more experience in communication and in the work that I’ve done for the last 45 years.”

He replaces Elizabeth Hart, who has left the station to pursue other TV opportunities, WKMG said….Cont…


03 2016

Q&A with WKMG GM Jeff Hoffman…

The Orlando Sentinel’s Hal Boedeker had a Q&A session with WKMG GM Jeff Hoffman about changes at the station….read on below:

(from – Jeff Hoffman became president and general manager of WKMG-Channel 6 in July. The CBS affiliate has made ratings strides with a “Getting Results” approach to TV news. In the February ratings period, WKMG won outright at 11 p.m. in total viewers as well as the 25-to-54 age group most important to news advertisers. The CBS lineup dominated with the Super Bowl, Grammys, “NCIS” and “The Big Bang Theory.” Read the rest of this entry →


03 2016