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Cafiero said retirement is “kind of a scary thing … I am really happy about it, and I am really sad about it, and I am looking forward it and I am not sure about it. It’s a full basket of emotions.”
The New Orleans native was the first and only female reporter at WSVN when she began in 1973. She had previously worked at WAFB-TV in Baton Rouge. Read the rest of this entry →
While we were on vacation….
(pic/story from Sun-Sentinel.com) – He’s always heard but not seen. “Coming up on 7 News …,” Scott Chapin belts out, his tone somber and imposing.
WSVN’s longtime announcer is back after taking a short-lived retirement in 2010. He returned in January to WSVN, where he started in 1989.
But you won’t find him at WSVN’s North Bay Village studios. Chapin performs his vocal artistry from his Fort Lauderdale beach condo.
In a small hall closet amid his wife’s hanging blouses and scarves, the voice of WSVN sits hunched over his laptop, speaking into a fuzzy black microphone as he records pages of news promos. Read the rest of this entry →
(edited from MiamiHerald.com) – To pull off broadcasting from Cuba is anything but easy, yet Miami’s local stations have become expert at it.
This has turned into the new measuring ground for South Florida’s fierce TV news competition: Cuba, the foreign country Miami considers a suburb of its own.
All four of Miami’s English-language network affiliates — WPLG, WSVN, WTVJ and WFOR — have set up shop for the week to broadcast live from Havana for President Barack Obama’s once-in-a-century visit. Read the rest of this entry →
(edited from OrlandoSentinel.com) – Larry Ridley, sports anchor at Orlando’s WESH, is moving on. His last day will be Oct. 4.
Ridley joined the NBC affiliate in 2012. In the memo, Carter wished him the best in future endeavors.