WKMG looking for new traffic anchor

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ttt-notes3WKMG traffic anchor Kim Sanders is leaving the station. Mike James’ O-Town TV quotes Channel 6 GM Skip Valet as saying, “We are going to make a change in our morning traffic.” James says that change comes Aug. 21. 

You may recall that Sanders was the winner of WKMG’s search for a morning traffic reporter back in 2007 — a sort of American Idol-type competition. Sanders was working in voice-over production when selected for the Local 6 traffic gig. You can watch her original audition tape here. …

Big news from Kendra Oestreich, Carole Nelson and Scott Walker after the jump

WESH 2 reporter Kendra Oestreich was one of the judges who selected the winner of the Mrs. Florida America competition on Saturday. And who was the winner? It was Janet McCulloh, a mother of three and an electrical engineer from Winter Springs. Read more here. …

Congratulations to former O-Town anchor icon Carole Nelson, who was recently married. She and her new husband, Sonny, are heading out on a cruise. Carole and I were exchanging cruise tips, and she mentioned to stay tuned for information about a new TV venture. …

And welcome to the blogosphere WESH Sunrise anchor Scott Walker. He’s getting ready to head to New Orleans, but before leaving O-Town he’s started a new television blog (gee, seems like they’re popping up everywhere now!). Check out Scott’s blog at ScottWalkerTV.com

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