Posts Tagged ‘wkmg’

Eryka Washington departs WKMG…

(edited from OrlandoSentinel.com) – WKMG is losing one of its high-profile investigative reporters.

Erkya Washington is leaving the Orlando Station on Friday and will become public information officer for Aramis Ayala, the newly elected state attorney for Orange and Osceola counties. First-time candidate Ayala defeated incumbent Jeff Ashton in August.

Washington was a familiar face before joining WKMG; she had been a reporter and weekend anchor at WESH-Channel 2 before departing the Orlando TV market in 2010….Cont….

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12 2016

Orlando – November 2016 Ratings…

(from OrlandoSentinel.com) – The Orlando TV ratings for November underscore how competitive the market has become in local news as well as prime time.

Different stations could crow about wins with the 25-to-54 age group, which is most important to news advertisers. WFTV-Channel 9 was the clear favorite weekdays from 5 to 7 a.m. as well as 5 to 6:30 p.m., according to Nielsen ratings supplied to the Sentinel.

But WKMG-Channel 6 scored wide leads at noon and 11 p.m. in the ratings period that ended Wednesday.

WESH-Channel 2 eked out a victory over WFTV at 4 p.m.  Read the rest of this entry →

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11 2016

WKMG gets a new set…

Orlando’s WKMG unveiled their new set this week. The new set features a horizontal media wall that is used for news, weather and sports. Graphics, logos, music and slogans remain the same.

Check out the images below c/o WKMG on Twitter and from Anonymous (thanks again!)

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10 2016

WKMG anchor rallies against texting while driving…

(from OrlandoSentinel.com) – WKMG anchor Matt Austin suffered a severe concussion and required 10 staples in the head last month after his car was totaled by a texting driver.

On the 11 p.m. Monday news, Austin issued a call to action about texting, reported that the driver didn’t receive a ticket and highlighted that penalties in Florida are light. Because the officer didn’t see the other driver texting, that information wasn’t in the accident report, Austin said.

The anchor said it was his mission to drive change about an “impotent texting law.” Read the rest of this entry →

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10 2016

LIVE EVENT: Hurricane Matthew TV Coverage…

10/08/2016 – LIVE has concluded

Click the links below to watching LIVE streaming coverage of Hurricane Matthew. Be safe Florida!

 

West Palm Beach

WPTV/WFLX                WPBF ABC 25               WPEC CBS 12

Orlando

WFTV ABC 9        WESH NBC 2         WKMG CBS 6          WOFL Fox 35

Miami

WSVN Fox 7          WPLG ABC 10          WTVJ NBC 6           WFOR CBS 4

Jacksonville

WJXT Ind 4             WTLV/WJXX              WJAX/WFOX

National

The Weather Channel             Weather Nation

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10 2016