Posts Tagged ‘wtvt’

Sports Director Chip Carter to depart WTVT…

WTVT sports director Chip Carter announced today that he will be leaving the Tampa station after 28 years. His last day will be February 26th.

He made the announcement during the 5p.m. newscast (video below) and via personal video on Facebook (video below).

Carter said: “I wish I could thank each and every one of you for inviting not only me but FOX 13 into your homes.  We take it as a privilege it is something we feel needs to be earned; it is never expected. I’m going to miss everybody here.”

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02 2016

A lesson in chroma key…

Check out this video from Tampa’s WTVT – we all finally know how the chroma key wall works now.

We interrupt Paul's forecast for…

Just feel free to walk right through, FOX 13's Lloyd Sowers…NBD

Posted by FOX 13 News – Tampa Bay on Tuesday, January 26, 2016


01 2016

Twas the night before Christmas forecast…

Check out the video below of WTVT’s Mike Bennett giving the (T’was) the night before Christmas forecast…

Twas the night before Christmas forecastTwas the night before Christmas, and temperatures were high.FOX 13’s Mike Bennett’s forecast was festive, because he’s a heck of a guy! (And much better at rhyming than us, apparently.)

Posted by FOX 13 News – Tampa Bay on Friday, December 25, 2015


12 2015

Michael Shingleton to depart WTVT…

Reporter Michael Shingleton is leaving Tampa’s WTVT.

He is headed back to his old stomping grounds, WBRZ in Baton Rouge, LA. He leaving WTVT to become the station’s new evening co-anchor.

He joined WTVT in 2013, after 8 years at WBRZ.


12 2015

Courthouse dedicates media room to Warren Elly…

A special honor is being unveiled today to former WTVT reporter Warren Elly.

The Hillsborough County courthouse will name its media room after Warren Elly, who was known and respected for his coverage of local courts, crime, politics and NASA’s space program.

He retired from WTVT in 2011 and lost a battle with cancer in April of this year.


12 2015