Posts Tagged ‘WPBF’

WPBF upgrades to full HD…

(from TVNewsCheck.com) - WPBF, the Hearst ABC affiliate in West Palm Beach, Fla., has completed a production control room and technical core upgrade in a new engineering wing that allows it to broadcast its signal at full high-definition resolution.

The station upgrade also includes new engineering offices and a more powerful HVAC system for all engineering operations.

Completed through a phased approach without disrupting on-air broadcasts, the WPBF facility upgrade was overseen by BeckTV, a Denver-based systems integrator. The upgrade includes new rack systems and a re-designed electrical distribution system that supports the heavier current loads required by an IT broadcast infrastructure….Cont….

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04 2014

Oh SH*T! – Did I just say that?

Check out the video below, as WPBF-TV morning anchor Felicia Rodriguez let an S-bomb fly during the 5:30am newscast. The newscast continues on with the story, as though nothing happened. Is this news? NO…but the FCC tells us that it’s a no-no, so here be the video…

hattip//Gossip Extra

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02 2014

Justin Mosely to leave WPBF, back to SNN…

(from Herald-Tribune.com) - Sources tell Florida News Center that WPBF meteorologist Justin Mosely is leaving the West Palm Beach station, after just a year.

Mosely is headed back to Sarasota area 24hr cable news channel, SNN. He will officially be back on the air at SNN March 3rd.

Mosely joined WPBF in 2013, after working over 7 years at SNN.

Stay tuned to Florida News Center for any further details.

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02 2014

November 2013 Sweeps: West Palm Beach…

The November 2013 ratings period have been announced for the West Palm Beach TV market…and they are quite telling. Historical market leader WPTV-TV continues to dominate this market, crushing its competition in virtually every news time slot. WPBF-TV take second place, in every slot except for noon, where WPEC-TV finally makes it on the radar (could CBS’s syndicated “The Price is Right” have helped WPEC at noon…hmmm?). H/T to our friends at FTVLive.com

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12 2013

Website trys to shame WPB TV and print reporters…

(from GossipExtra.com) – Using an image that’s become the symbol of many protest movements around the world, the owner of a website that appeared this week with the DOBs, and home addresses and private hone numbers of Palm Beach County reporters released a statement today.

After Gossip Extra reached out to the person through the deadbeatlink.com website to ask what’s up, the video above was included in the otherwise-empty email sent in response.

In the statement made in a digitally altered voice, the website operator claims his/her publishing the information is a form of protest against reporters that he/she claims are too “lazy” to cover corruption in Palm Beach County.

So far, he/she is so worked up about the low quality of local media that he/she included private information about dozens of reporters at WPEC-Channel 12 and The Palm Beach Post….Cont….

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10 2013