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 […]
Scripps is bringing her from WFTS Tampa to build a news operation at the Miami CW affiliate from scratch.
The broadcast group is moving its senior director of content strategy to lead its Miami CW affiliate and oversee creation of news operations there.
The recently acquired Miami CW affiliate extends Scripps’ coverage in the key political battleground state of Florida to six stations.