Posts Tagged ‘wtvj’

Miami TV goes nuts over Castro muerto…

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.

Check out LIVE coverage here:  WPLG  –  WSVN  –  WFOR  –  WTVJ  –  WSCV

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11 2016

WTVJ crew hit by drunk driver…

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.

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11 2016

John Morales wants more climate change coverage…

(edited from – 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 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


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


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


WJXT Ind 4             WTLV/WJXX              WJAX/WFOX


The Weather Channel             Weather Nation


10 2016

First Florida female reporter and anchor dies…

(edited from – 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 →


07 2016