Posts Tagged ‘wtvt’

Haley Hinds departs WINK, joins WTVT…

WINK-TV anchor/reporter Haley Hinds has departed the Fort Myers station. She is headed up I-75 to WTVT in Tampa. She will be the station’s new weekend evening anchor.

Hinds joined WINK in October of 2009, coming from the duopoly of WTVH/WSTM in Syracuse, NY.

Check out the video below as WINK said goodbye to Hinds.


10 2014

Chris Field out at WTVT…

(from – WTVT has released a statement on the departure of sports anchor and reporter Chris Field Saturday.

By the wording of the Tampa FOX owned station’s news director John Hoffman‘s statement, it appears the decision to leave wasn’t Field’s.

“I want to thank Chris for her many years of service and dedication to the FOX 13 news team,” said Hoffman. “Her professionalism, creativity and passion will certainly be missed by our viewers. This decision was based on a restructuring of the sports department. We wish her well in all her future endeavors.”….Cont….


09 2014

A tweet gets WTVT in hot water….

(story edited/pic from - WTVT, the Fox-owned station in Tampa, deleted a tweet about the departure of Tampa Bay Rays pitcher David Price for Detroit. The tweet, which mocked Detroit as an urban ruin compared to Tampa Bay’s beautiful beaches, was roundly knocked.

Yahoo Sports writer David Brown described the effort at comedy as “shameful” and “not original or funny, just mean-spirited and misleading”   .…Cont….

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08 2014

It’s the dog days of summer at WTVT…

Check out this cute video from WTVT, as the “Good Day” AM crew shows off their best friends.

Yes, indeed these are the dog days of summer…..


07 2014

Anne Dwyer to retire from WTVT…

(from – She’s been part of our mornings for decades, but after nearly 30 years with FOX 13, Anne Dwyer has announced her retirement.

“It was not an easy decision,” Dwyer said Friday morning on Good Day Tampa Bay. “It’s time for me to sleep in, get some much needed rest, and tackle the numerous home improvement projects I have put off way too long.”

Anne was anchoring the morning news back when Ernie Lee was still playing his guitar on WTVT’s morning show. She joined WTVT back in 1986 after getting her start in her home state of Illinois….Cont….


05 2014