Adam Joseph, from the NBC affiliate in Charleston, West Virginia (television
market #62) is joining WPVI as the morning weekend meteorologist, replacing
Karen Rogers, who is now part of the weekday morning weather and traffic
team with David Murphy.
a tri-athlete joins meteorologist Cecily Tynan, who is “only” a
duathlete at Channel 6 (I don’t think I’ll be applying for a weather job
at Channel 6 anytime soon).
is marrying fellow duathlete Greg Watson this weekend.
In an email, Tynan declined to disclose any details about the
wedding, except to write, “It will be a very special day.”
other weather news, KYW chief meteorologist Kathy Orr is expecting her
second child in September. Orr and her husband Peter are the parents of
Isabella, 2. WTXF weekend weather anchor Karen Thomas gave birth to her
third daughter, Ava Elizabeth on April 4.
She joins sisters Mia and Maddie.
sources say that WCAU may not renew the contract of reporter Monique Braxton.
Braxton recently was suspended by station management for allegedly
bad-mouthing colleague Harry Hairston.
who began at Channel 10 as the weekday morning anchor, was also the weekend
evening anchor, and is now a general assignment reporter.
did not return a call for comment. A
station spokesperson would not comment on a personnel matter.
Alicia Taylor, whose contract isn’t being renewed by WCAU, is hoping to
get a position with WTXF or KYW newsroom sources say.
morning host Kerri Lee Halkett signed a new three-year contract with the
station. Halkett, who came to
Philly from Boston, met her husband, WTXF information systems manager, Jim
Liott at Channel 29.
a “hideous” performance according to judge Simon Cowell, Bucks
County’s Anthony Fedorov survived another week of “American Idol,” and
improved by getting out of the bottom three.
Tonight's theme can’t be any worse than last week’s theme of show
tunes. The top-rated show airs tonight at 8 p.m. on WTXF.
Waterston of NBC’s “Law and Order” will provide the voice of Abraham
Lincoln in the National Constitution Center exhibit “Lincoln:
The Constitution and the Civil War.”