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Chris Chmura departs WTVT…

WTVT consumer reporter Chris Chmura has departed the Tampa station, after 10 years.

He has accepted the same position at NBC O&O KNTV in the San Francisco/San Jose market. He will be that station’s first consumer reporter.

He joined WTVT in 2007. Prior to WTVT he worked up the street at WFLA, the Associated Press, Conus TV News Service and WCJB in the Gainesville/Ocala market.


03 2016

Scott Smith named Sports Director at WTVT…

Scott Smith has been named as WTVT’s new sports director. He starts on Wednesday March 2.

He comes from Fox O&O sister station, WTTG in Washington, DC. Smith has worked as sports director at WTTG since 2012. Before that he worked at KPHO – Phoenix, KOTV – Tulsa and at a cable sports station in the San Francisco area.

This announcement comes just days after former sports director, Chip Carter signed off after 28 years with the Tampa station. Smith is now only the fourth sports director in the station’s history.


03 2016

Chip Carter signs off at WTVT…

Friday marked the end of a 28 year career at Tampa’s WTVT for sports director Chip Carter. Watch below as Carter signs off. So far there is no word on who will take over as S/D for Carter. Stay tuned…


02 2016

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