Posts Tagged ‘WPEC’

WPEC buys a boat, meet Marine Watch 12…

West Palm Beach station WPEC has added a new toy to its collection. The station debuted “Marine Watch 12.”

The new “news boat” will be used to cover anything aqua-related and will be used in tandem with WPEC’s news drone fleet.

Check out the new promo below….


05 2017

Kate Wentzel departs WTSP…

UPDATE: 03/20/17 – Kate Wentzel will be the new meteorologist at West Palm Beach’s WPEC.
03/07/17 – WTSP meteorologist Kate Wentzel announced that she is leaving the Tampa station.

Sources tell Florida News Center, that she is headed back to West Palm Beach. However, no specific station was identified.

She signed on with the station in September of 2011, coming from WPBF in West Palm Beach.


03 2017

Kathleen Walter to depart WPEC…

(edited from – Longtime WPEC reporter Kathleen Walter is leaving the West Palm Beach station for a new gig in government.

A source inside West Palm Beach City Hall tells Gossip Extra that Walter is scheduled to start as the city’s communications director sometime next week.

Walter accepted the job last week after the city received more than 100 applications, including many from reporters desperate to exit from the dying local corporate media. Read the rest of this entry →


12 2016

Israel Balderas departs WPEC…

(edited from – WPEC anchor and reporter Israel Balderas has hung up his IFB, leaving the West Palm Beach station to become a full-time professor of journalism and media law at Palm Beach Atlantic University.

“I’m looking forward to taking what I know and love into the classroom,” Balderas said. “The news business is at a crossroads, and inspiring the next generation of critical-thinking journalists to hold the powerful accountable, ask tough questions and question the answers – all while ignoring the cacophony of distractors – will be a blast.”….Cont….


12 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


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


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


WJXT Ind 4             WTLV/WJXX              WJAX/WFOX


The Weather Channel             Weather Nation


10 2016