Posts Tagged ‘wtvt’

Rape suspect turns himself in to WTVT news crew…

A man suspected of raping a Pinellas Park teenager walked right up to a WTVT news crew and identified himself as the suspect in the case.

The man walked up to reporter Shayla Reeves and videographer Joe Vazquez, who were recording a story about the rape case from a local gas station. After the suspect said that he was the man that police were looking for, Reeves snapped a cell phone picture of the man and then called police.

The suspect was later arrested in front of the WTVT crew and was taken into custody.

Check out the story from WTVT below


11 2014

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