10/08/2016 – LIVE has concluded
Click the links below to watching LIVE streaming coverage of Hurricane Matthew. Be safe Florida!
West Palm Beach
West Palm Beach
UPDATE: Sources confirm to Florida News Center that indeed, Van Fleet’s contract was not renewed and that he and the station have parted ways. So there there is no word on who will replace him as the new Chief Met. Stay tuned.
FTVLive reports that WTSP Chief Meteorologist Jim Van Fleet is out at the Tampa station.
The website says that station GM “Bob Clickingbeard escorted Van Fleet out the door” Wednesday afternoon and his bio was quickly removed from the station’s website. There was no reason given for Van Fleet’s departure.
(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 →
(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….
(from TVSpy.com) – Orlando’s WOFL is revamping its 6 p.m. newscast and calling it NewsEdge@6PM.
Starting Monday, July 11 Stephen Hauck will anchor the hour long “fast-paced newscast informing viewers on the evening’s developing and trending stories, with a discussion of the major stories of the day.”
After the expansion, WOFL will produce 55.5 hours of local news each week….Cont….