| Jan 29, 2015
| 10:42 AM
Jimmy Kimmel made fun of WFTV-Channel 9 anchor Martie Salt's name on national television Wednesday, but she is laughing today.
Salt and WFTV were victorious in the January ratings released Thursday. Evidently, a little Salt goes a long way.
In the 25-...
| 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 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...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 11:13 AM
Fans of photo finishes, please take note: WESH-Channel 2 edged WFTV-Channel 9 at 4 p.m. in the December ratings.
Otherwise, it was a familiar story as ABC affiliate WFTV won nearly every other news time slot for the ratings period, which ended...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 10:18 AM
WESH-Channel 2 is adding Summer Knowles as a weekend evening co-anchor. She joins the station Jan. 26.
The station plans to announce her co-anchor soon.
She left CBS-owned WFOR in Miami last month. In a staff email Dec. 22, she wrote that that after 2...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 9:34 AM
WESH-Channel 2 has revealed the other anchor in its new weekend evening team: Iraq veteran Adrian Whitsett will join the NBC affiliate.
"Adrian's experiences as a Marine and as a seasoned journalist give him a unique point of view that will connect with...
| 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 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,...
| 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 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...
| 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&...