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WFTV-Channel 9, Orlando's ABC affiliate, began broadcasting on Feb. 1, 1958. Channel 9 was the area's third television station and its original call letters were WLOF-TV (which stood for We Love Orlando Florida) . The call letters were changed in 1963 to WFTV (Wonderful Florida Television). Long an also-ran among the Central Florida TV stations, WFTV's fortunes turned in the late 1970s thanks in part to ABC's strong ratings as well as a new tranmission tower that boosted the station's signal. The station is located next to State Road 408 in downtown Orlando. Some of the anchors for WFTV-Channel 9's Eyewitness News are Bob Opsahl, Martie Salt, Tom Terry, Phil Burton, Barbara West, Greg Warmo... Show more »
WFTV-Channel 9, Orlando's ABC affiliate, began broadcasting on Feb. 1, 1958. Channel 9 was the area's third television station and its original call letters were WLOF-TV (which stood for We Love Orlando Florida) . The call letters were changed in 1963 to WFTV (Wonderful Florida Television). Long an also-ran among the Central Florida TV stations, WFTV's fortunes turned in the late 1970s thanks in part to ABC's strong ratings as well as a new tranmission tower that boosted the station's signal. The station is located next to State Road 408 in downtown Orlando. Some of the anchors for WFTV-Channel 9's Eyewitness News are Bob Opsahl, Martie Salt, Tom Terry, Phil Burton, Barbara West, Greg Warmoth and Vanessa Echols. Previous anchors included Bob Jordan, Carole Nelson, John Tesh and Deborah Roberts. « Show less

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  • Kristyn Caddell out at WFTV

    Kristyn Caddell out at WFTV
    You've seen the last of reporter Kristyn Caddell at WFTV-Channel 9.
  • WFTV adds 'GMA' Sunday, shifts First Baptist Orlando

    WFTV adds 'GMA' Sunday, shifts First Baptist Orlando
    UPDATED: Talk about big schedule changes. To make room for "Good Morning America" on Sundays, WFTV-Channel 9 will shift a religious program it has aired for 50 years. Starting April 26, "GMA" will be seen at 9 a.m. Sundays on Orlando's ABC affiliate....

    Anthony DiLorenzo joins New York station

    Anthony DiLorenzo joins New York station
    Anthony DiLorenzo's last day at WFTV-Channel 9 will be Friday. On Monday, he joins PIX11 in New York as a general assignment reporter. PIX11 is part of Tribune Broadcasting, which is owned by Tribune Media. Tribune announced the hire in a release:...

    Leaving: WFTV's Anthony DiLorenzo, WKMG's Kala Rama

    Leaving: WFTV's Anthony DiLorenzo, WKMG's Kala Rama
    Leaving the Orlando TV market: Spouses Anthony DiLorenzo of WFTV-Channel 9 and Kala Rama of WKMG-Channel 6. "Kala and I will be leaving Orlando for job opportunities in New York City in the near future," DiLorenzo said Sunday in an email. "My last day...

    WFTV scores March ratings victories

    WFTV scores March ratings victories
    There may be March Madness in college basketball, but there was March familiarity in the ratings for Central Florida TV stations. WFTV-Channel 9 again claimed victory in most time slots. WFTV General Manager Shawn Bartelt cited strong results for...