Posts Tagged ‘wofl’

Chief Met Jim Van Fleet is out at WTSP…

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.

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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.

As Florida News Center reported, he joined WTSP in 2011, after ten years at WOFL in Orlando. Read the rest of this entry →

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09 2016

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….

04

08 2016

More news on WOFL…

(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….

08

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