| Dec 17, 2014
| 2:35 PM
WESH-Channel 2 is adding a journalist from Fort Smith, Ark., to its lineup of evening anchors.
Angela Taylor will join the team of Jim Payne, Meredith McDonough and Brett Connolly, the NBC affiliate said Wednesday afternoon. The station earlier this...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 2:09 AM
WESH-Channel 2 has received four Suncoast Emmys, and reporter Greg Fox, who has logged 27 years at the NBC affiliate, was honored with a lifetime-achievement prize.
WESH had collected eight nominations, the most of any Central Florida station. The...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 12:09 PM
Meredith McDonough has been promoted to evening anchor at WESH-Channel 2, the station announced Monday.
She takes the job formerly held by Martha Sugalski. McDonough will anchor the early evening and 11 p.m. newscasts.
The station soon will announce...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 6:51 AM
WFTV-Channel 9 scored the most victories in the November ratings period, but the competition claimed a few big wins.
In the 25-to-54 age group, which is most important to news advertisers, WESH-Channel 2 surpassed WFTV at 4 p.m. and ran a strong...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 2:07 PM
NBC News is not carrying President Barack Obama's address on immigration tonight, but NBC affiliate WESH-Channel 2 will at 8 p.m.
"We think it's an important issue for the community," WESH General Manager Jim Carter said this afternoon.
WESH will join...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 11:34 AM
Former WESH-Channel 2 anchor John O'Connor has some news for you: If you find yourself unexpectedly winded, having chest pains or feeling numbness in your arm, go to the doctor.
O'Connor, 58, did just that, and boy, is he ever happy he did.
On Nov. 5,...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 11:43 AM
The October ratings story is kind of boring because it's familiar: WFTV-Channel 9 was the big winner. Of course, it's not boring to WFTV, which will happily promote its success. You have been warned.
The ABC affiliate ranked first with the 25-to-54...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 1:41 PM
WESH-Channel 2 leads Central Florida TV stations in 2014 Emmy nominations for the Suncoast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
WESH collected eight nominations while WFTV-Channel 9 and News 13 each earned six and WKMG-...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 8:58 AM
The station bio for WESH-Channel 2 sports anchor Larry Ridley reveals that he “loves politics and, most of all, breakfast foods -- you’ll find him all over Central Florida hanging out at the most popular local eateries.”
But now he&...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 4:51 AM
WESH-Channel 2 will offer two debates next week.
The first will be a one-hour debate by the candidates for governor at 7 p.m. Tuesday. WKMG-Channel 6 is also airing that debate.
That event is being staged in Jacksonville and being hosted by CNN and...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 7:21 AM
The NFL was very good to Central Florida stations in September.
NBC affiliate WESH-Channel 2 was tops in prime time, behind four NFL games and "America's Got Talent." CBS affiliate WKMG-Channel 6, with Thursday NFL games and "Big Brother," ranked...