Saturday night, into Sunday morning proved to be an active time for Miami TV stations. As news came out about Fidel Castro’s death from Cuba, Miami area Cubans took to the streets to celebrate and gather – Miami stations jumped into action. Check out the station websites below. We particularly love the WPLG (10) website, where Castro’s face is pasted into just about every available space. We here at Florida News Center expect the Miami coverage to continue for days, into weeks.
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WTVJ reporter Marissa Bragg and photographer Ross Noble became the story last week, after their station vehicle was hit by a drunk driver. The driver tried to leave the scene of the accident, but people who witnessed the accident jumped into action and stopped the driver from getting away. It was later found that the drunk driver’s vehicle was actually stolen. Neither Bragg nor Noble were severely injured. Watch the video below.
(edited from TVSpy.com) – WTVJ chief meteorologist John Morales sent out a series of tweets expressing his frustration with what he sees as the lack of reporting about rising sea levels caused by climate change.
He wants more meteorologists to connect the King Tides with rising sea levels. South Florida is currently dealing with flooding caused by King Tides, which are especially high tides that happen once or twice a year….Cont….
10/08/2016 – LIVE has concluded
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(edited from WPLG.com) – Miami’s WPLG is saying goodbye to one of its own — Florida’s first female news anchor, Molly Turner. Turner died Thursday at the age of 93 at an assisted living facility in New Jersey, where her daughter resides.
Most of South Florida knows her as Local 10’s consumer reporter, the area’s first female news anchor and the first lady of South Florida television.
Turner’s career began at WTVJ, in 1951, when she became “Cousin Effy” on the “Uncle Martin Show.” She played a country music singer and comedienne with flaming red hair, a freckled face and blacked-out teeth. Cousin Effy then became Miss Molly. Read the rest of this entry →