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Kevin Ozebek to depart WSVN…

(edited from – WSVN reporter Kevin Ozebek is spending his last days in quiet Miami.

He’s quitting the Fox affiliate June 19 to move to Beirut to start a new gig as Lebanon correspondent for an Arab news network.

Ozebek joined WSVN in 2010, from Fort Myer’s WBBH.

Folks at the station will miss him. Said VP Alice Jacobs: “Kevin Ozebek is leaving the Plex. Kevin has decided to live the adventure of his dreams and move to Beirut, Lebanon to pursue journalism there.”….Cont….


04 2015

Blake Burman departs WSVN…

WSVN weekend anchor/reporter Blake Burman has been named as a new correspondent for the Fox Business channel. Burman will be based in Washington, D.C. He starts his new job on April 6.

Burman joined WSVN in 2008, from across the state at Fort Myer’s WBBH as a reporter. In 2011, Burman received a promotion, bumping him up to weekend anchor at the Miami station.


03 2015

Mike Marza/Rhiannon Ally to depart WSVN/WFOR…

WSVN anchor Mike Marza and WFOR morning anchor Rhiannon Ally are leaving the Miami TV market. The husband and wife will be headed back to Kansas City, where they both previously worked.

WSVN VP of News Alice Jacobs told that “after four years at 7 News, Mike Marza has decided to leave the station. Mike has done a wonderful job anchoring and reporting for WSVN, but he has decided to pursue another opportunity.”

The website reports that Marza has already lined up a job at one of the network stations in K.C, while Ally will find work once the two have made the move.


03 2015

Hispanic$ drive the Miami media market…

(from - Miami ranks as the nation’s No. 3 Hispanic TV DMA, and advertisers’ desire to reach those Hispanics is driving a healthy media market.

Spanish-language media often outrates English-language competition.

For example, the local Telemundo-owned station’s 11 p.m. newscast won February sweeps among both viewers 18-49 and 25-54s, beating out the English-language stations, and it has been on top in both demos for an impressive 23 straight months. Read the rest of this entry →

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03 2015

WSVN debuts new set/changes…

This past Sunday’s 10:00 newscast brought some new changes to Miami’s WSVN. The station finally took the wraps off their much-hyped new set.

The new “Newsplex” features two huge lateral background video walls, as well as interactive graphical news ticker style screens that work in tandem with the larger video wall. Other changes include an updated graphics package, main and “news desk” desk tops, and other plastic and glass updates around the background. These new changes mimic those at WSVN’s sister station WHDH in Boston.

Check out this video montage video below c/o of YouTube.

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03 2015