Posts Tagged ‘wptv’

Rob Lopicola gets out/goes back to prison…

(edited from GossipExtra.com) – Rob Lopicola, the former WPTV weatherman convicted of having sex with underage boys, was quietly released from state custody.

Lopicola, 46, was immediately shipped to a federal facility in downtown Miami, where he has another nine months to serve for unrelated wire fraud.

Barring bad behavior at the Federal Detention Center Miami, Lopicola will be there until July 7. Read the rest of this entry →

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11 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

Orlando

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

Miami

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

Jacksonville

WJXT Ind 4             WTLV/WJXX              WJAX/WFOX

National

The Weather Channel             Weather Nation

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10 2016

WPTV photog mistaken for “ATM bandit”….

(edited from TVSpy.com) –  West Palm Beach CBS affiliate WPEC mistakenly identified WPTV chief photographer Eric Pasquarelli as an ATM bandit in a news open.

“Breaking news,” said WPEC anchor Eric Roby at the start of the Noon news as Pasquarelli walked into the shot. “The accused thief targeting the elderly at area ATMs just walked in front of our cameras, being taken away by police.”

While it was a bad timing, Facebook had a great time mistaken ID as posters had a good laugh at their newly minted ATM bandit friend.

 

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05 2016

Nicole Hogensen named N/D at WPTV/WFLX…

(edited from TVSpy.com) – Nicole Hogensen has been promoted to news director for the West Palm Beach, Fla., NBC and Fox affiliate WPTV–WFLX.

She started at the station as managing editor in 2010 and was promoted to assistant news director last year.

Hogensen worked at WTVR in Richmond, Va., before coming to WPTV….Cont….

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04 2016

The LaGrone’s to depart WPB, headed to Tampa…

GossipExtra.com reports that WPTV reporter Katie LaGrone and her husband, WPBF morning anchor Paul LaGrone are leaving the West Palm Beach market.

The couple are headed to Tampa, where Paul already has an anchor job lined up with WFTS. Katie is in current negotiations with an employer in the same area.

Katie told GossipExtra that they are leaving West Palm Beach because “Paul’s family lives in Tampa and he’s getting a great job.”

Readers of this website might recall that the LaGrone’s were investigated for child neglect by the Palm Beach County Sherriff’s Office. Read the rest of this entry →

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04 2016