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.
Longtime O-Town anchor Marla Weech is being laid off from WKMG as the slowing economy starts to takes its toll at Local 6. “I’m being laid off,” she told Orlando Sentinel TV Guy Hal Boedeker … MORE
There are a lot of re-runs in the summer … and also in the O-Town ratings competition. WFTV-Channel 9’s Eyewitness News was again the top choice for Central Floridians. WFTV was No. 1 from 5-7 … MORE