Traffic and hunks on Local 6

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Kim Sanders, who works at a voice-over production company, was introduced as the new WKMG traffic reporter on the Local 6 Morning News on Monday. Click here to see her audition tape. …

Central Floridians think WKMG has the hunkiest hunks in local TV. That’s the message from the Scott and Erica Show’s Orlando TV’s Hunkiest Hunk contest. Local 6 weekend anchor Todd Jurkowski edged out main anchor Bob Frier for the award, given by Mix 105.1 (WOMX-FM). Others in the top 5: WOFL’s Jim Van Fleet, WFTV’s Brian Shields, WESH’s Tom Schaad. The Sentinel’s Scott Maxwell has more info, including how the silly contest actually turned into a way to benefit local charities. …

NewsBlues.com reported Friday that future WKMG sports anchor David Pingalore hasn’t left Cleveland yet because the Cavaliers are still in the NBA playoffs. Well, the Cavs won their semifinal series and advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals, meaning it could be another two weeks before "Ping" pops into O-Town. …

And finally, you may have noticed some great deals on TVs recently. But unless you plan to use that set for nothing more than a door stop after Feb. 1, 2009, it better be digital. The Sentinel’s Mark Chediak has the story about how "old" analog TVs are still being purchased by unsuspecting buyers today.

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