| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 12:01 PM
Brett Connolly will replace Syan Rhodes as anchor of the WESH 10 p.m. news on sister station WKCF-Channel 18. He starts in that role today.
Connolly also continues as co-anchor with Martha Sugalski of the 5 p.m. news on WESH-Channel 2, the station...
| May 22, 2014
| 7:29 AM
WESH-Channel 2 anchor Syan Rhodes has announced her departure for the NBC affiliate in Houston.
She tweeted: "THRILLED to announce I'm going home to Houston, joining @KPRCLocal2 in July as a reporter! A dream come true! Thanks for the memories CFL!"...
| May 22, 2014
| 8:06 AM
Fans of close ratings races can study the May results for photo finishes.
At 6 p.m. weekdays, WESH-Channel 2 beat WFTV-Channel 9 by 28 viewers -- 28 viewers in the 25-to-54 age group that is most important to news advertisers.
When you hear the...