Eugene Ramirez Joins WFLA As Morning Anchor
Media General-owned NBC affiliate WFLA Tampa, Fla. (DMA 13), has hired bilingual anchor/reporter Eugene “Gene” Ramirez. He will co-anchor WFLA’s weekday morning newscasts from 4:30 to 7 a.m. with fellow co-anchor Gayle Guyardo starting Jan. 26.
He comes to WFLA from WSVN Miami where he was a general assignment news reporter and regularly filled in on their features and entertainment show Deco Drive. He’s known for a wide range of reporting assignments, including complex court cases as well as general feature reporting.
Prior to joining WSVN, Ramirez also was a guest contributor to HLN Showbiz Tonight, CNN Newsroom, CNN en Español and Univision Radio. He also worked as a reporter and host of The Morning Show on WSFL Miami and was an anchor/reporter for Central Florida News 13 in Orlando.
He started his career at Spanish-language WTPH Ft. Myers, Fla.
Ramirez is a graduate of Spring Hill College in Mobile, Ala., with a BA in mass communications. His family comes from Cuba and he is fluent in Spanish.