WPLG and WSFL Miami have added Eden Checkol as a new 10 p.m. anchor. She is currently the morning anchor at WISN Milwaukee. Before moving to Milwaukee, Checkol spent two years as a reporter/fill-in anchor at WISC Madison, Wis. She got her start in Duluth, Minn., as a reporter and fill-in anchor at KBJR and […]
Berkshire Hathaway’s ABC affiliate WPLG and Scripps’ CW affil WSFL have chosen the journalists who will anchor the new newscasts airing on WSFL beginning June 1. The newscasts are part of a partnership announced by the stations in March: WPLG will produce newscasts on WSFL at 7-9 a.m. and 10-11 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10-10:30 p.m. […]
Berkshire Hathaway’s Miami ABC affiliate WPLG has added reporter Joseph Ojo to its newsroom. The station also produces newscasts for Scripps-owned CW affiliate WSFL there. He joins from WBFF Baltimore, where his stories on Maryland Education received national recognition. Before Baltimore, Ojo spent two years in Fort Myers, Fla., as a breaking news nightside reporter. […]
In Miami, WPLG, an ABC affiliate owned by Berkshire Hathaway, and WSFL, a CW affiliate owned by E.W. Scripps, will expand their commitment to South Florida audiences this spring with the launch of new daily local news broadcasts. Beginning in June, WPLG will air newscasts on WSFL from 7 to 9 a.m. and 10-11 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10-10:30 p.m. Saturday […]
Berkshire Hathaway’s ABC affiliate WPLG Miami-Fort Lauderdale has promoted Layron Livingston to co-anchor of its weekend morning newscasts. He joins Neki Mohan on the anchor desk for the Saturday and Sunday newscasts that air from 5 to 8 a.m. and 9 to 10:30 a.m. Livingston joined the station in January 2016 as a reporter and […]
Berkshire Hathaway’s ABC affiliate WPLG Miami-Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (DMA 16), has hired Alex Finnie as co-anchor of the station’s weekend evening newscasts. She joins Andrew Perez on the anchor desk for the Saturday and Sunday 5, 6 and 11 p.m. newscasts. Finnie, who joined the station in May 2018, was named interim weekend evening anchor […]
Berkshire Hathaway-owned ABC affiliate WPLG Miami (DMA 16) has named design expert Alena Capra as of its weekly design show, SoFlo Home Project. Capra is the owner of Alena Capra Designs, an interior design firm based in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. She is a graduate of both the University of Miami and the Metropolitan Institute of […]
Berkshire Hathaway’s ABC affiliate in Miami says the switch will give advertisers an easier way to purchase schedules across all of its ad platforms.
Meteorologist Bryan Norcross, who first started his Miami television career at WPLG in 1983, returns to the station in the role of hurricane specialist. Norcross teams up with Max Mayfield, former director of the National Hurricane Center and WPLG’s hurricane specialist since 2007. Norcross and Mayfield bring their hurricane forecasting experience to the Local 10 […]
Three tower workers fell to their death yesterday when a tower platform they were working on collapsed as they were trying to replace an antenna. The tower is shared by Berkshire Hathaway’s ABC affiliate WPLG and Ed Ansin’s Fox affiliate WSVN. The victims were not employees of the stations, but were a group from Tower King II out of Texas contracted to upgrade WSVN’s antenna. Federal investigators are on the scene.
The WPLG Miami GM fills the ABC affiliate board seat previously held by Bill Hoffman.
WPLG, the ABC affiliate in Miami (DMA 16) owned by Berkshire Hathaway, announced Wednesday that Louis Aguirre will return to the station as a reporter and anchor. He will co-anchor the station’s weekday 4:30 and 5:30 p.m. newscasts and report for the 11 p.m. newscast. Aguirre began his career in Miami after graduating from the […]
More than month after opening the country’s first bureau in Cuba, Berkshire-Hathaway’s Miami ABC affiliate WPLG is opening a fulltime bureau in Washington, D.C.
Reporter Hatzel Vela and photojournalist Brian Ely are covering Cuba full time from a Havana base for Berkshire Hathaway’s ABC affiliate in Miami.
Saturday night, into Sunday morning proved to be an active time for Miami TV stations. As news came out about Fidel Castro’s death from Cuba, Miami area Cubans took to the streets to celebrate and gather, and Miami stations jumped into action.
The Miami ABC affiliate will add an hour to its morning news beginning Sept. 12. Live with Kelly moves to 10 a.m.
Beginning this Saturday, Berkshire Hathaway’s ABC affiliate WPLG Miami (DMA 16) is adding 30 minutes to its weekend morning news. Local 10 News will now air from 5 to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Todd Tongen and Neki Mohan will anchor the newscast, along with meteorologist Jennifer Correa.
The local news service available nationwide via app expands just days after its launch. It now offers video from 119 stations in 91 U.S. markets.