Posts Tagged ‘WPMI’

Cory Pippin to WPMI…

Cory Pippin has joined Mobile/Pensacola’s WPMI as general assignment reporter.

Pippin comes from the same position at West Palm Beach’s WPEC.

Before WPEC he worked at WLKY in Louisville, KY and at WALA in Mobile/Pensacola. Read the rest of this entry →


09 2016

Kelly Jones departs WPMI…

Morning and noon anchor Kelly Jones announced that she was departing Mobile/Pensacola station, WPMI. September 2nd was her last day at the station and she signed off with a tearful thank you.

Jones said in her farewell that she was departing the station to be able to spend more time with her children. Read the rest of this entry →


09 2016

WPMI dumps news on WJTC for syndicated show…

Our friends at SW Alabama TV & Radio report that Mobile/Pensacola market station WPMI has pulled their local newscast from sister station WJTC.

The station has been airing WPMI newscasts from 6:30-7 pm, during NBC Nightly News on WJTC since August of 2013. WPMI is opting to run the syndicated “news” show, Inside Edition in that place instead.

There was no reason given for the scheduling change. Stay tuned for any further information.

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08 2016

Derek Beasley named Chief Met at WFTX…

Derek Beasley has been named the new chief meteorologist at Fort Myers’ WFTX.

He comes to WFTX after six months on the beach, after departing Pensacola/Mobile station WPMI. As Florida News Center reported, he joined WPMI in 2009 at the station’s chief meteorologist. He quietly left WPMI this past summer, with his position replaced by Chris Dunn.

He will work the week day evening shift on the 6 p.m., 10 & 11 p.m. newscasts.


12 2015

Chris Dunn named Chief Met at WPMI…

(edited from – Chris Dunn is the new Chief Meteorologist for Mobile/Pensacola’s WPMI. Dunn comes to Local 15 from KPHO-TV in Phoenix Arizona where he lead a 4-person weather department in the country’s 13th largest television market.

Chris will deliver the evening forecast weeknights on LOCAL15 News at 5pm, 6pm and 10pm and LOCAL15 News on UTV44 weeknights at 6:30pm and 9pm. Dunn will also lead Local 15’s coverage on its digital weather channel, Weather Nation. Read the rest of this entry →


09 2015