Our summertime series, Blast from the Past, continues with this ad for the Eyewitness News team that first boosted Channel 9 to news dominance in Central Florida. Here you see the promotion for the 5:30 p.m. newscast with anchors Bob Opsahl and Carole Nelson, and then the 6 o’clock team that included (from left) sports director Mike Storms, Nelson, news director/anchor Bob Jordan and weatherman Danny Treanor.
Some news nuggets for you, even if you aren’t headed back to school today… WFTV/WRDQ anchor Cynthia Demos is heading to Miami after five years in O-Town, NewsBlues.com reports. Where’s she headed in Miami? … MORE
Could WESH be about to end WFTV’s 30-year reign as the king of TV news in Orlando? New Nielsen “people meters” data show — and parties at both stations acknowledge — a tight, two-station race … MORE