(edited from MiamiHerald.com) – In the new era of bold and bloody newscasts, anchor Kelley Mitchell was at the center of the drama.
At WSVN in the 1990s and later WPLG, Mitchell ruled the airwaves with a friendly, perfectionist manner. In working with WSVN anchor mate Rick Sanchez, she chronicled only-in-Miami moments with the gravity they deserved mixed with cheeky irreverence.
“She worked her butt off to understand the topic but would end it with a quip,” Sanchez said.
Soon Mitchell would become the story, sharing with WPLG viewers her battle with breast cancer.
Mitchell died on Sunday night at home with her husband by her side. She was 58. Read the rest of this entry →