by Laura Nachman
Bucks County Courier Times
November 7, 2006
NBC10 is tweaking
its morning news lineup again. Dawn
Timmeney has been dropped from the morning anchor desk and re-assigned to
daytime reporter. Lori Delgado
and Terry Ruggles will co-anchor the 5-7 a.m. news.
Station sources say that Timmeney has only a couple of months left on
her contract. It will be interesting to see if she is renewed. Delgado
replaced Lori Wilson in the morning last month. Timmeney did not answer an
email for comment.
Radio legend “Wee
Willie” Webber is the “Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia’s” “Person
of the Year.” Also, NBC10’s Bill Baldini, 6ABC’s Monica Malpass,
CBS3’s Larry Mendte, and former WFIL-AM newsman Allen Stone will be inducted
into the Broadcast Pioneers’ “Hall of Fame.”
Jessica Savitch and
Mike Douglas are among those who will be honored posthumously.
annual “Hall of Fame & Person of the Year” banquet takes place at the
Bala Golf Club in Philadelphia, Friday, November 17.
NBC news anchor
Brian Williams, CNN’s Larry King, and Tony Bennett gave video tributes to
March of Dimes Achievement in Radio Lifetime Achievement winner Sid Mark at
the annual awards luncheon last week at the Philadelphia Hilton. In his
acceptance speech, Mark chided “Milestone in Radio” winner Terry Gross of
WHYY, who didn’t bother to attend the ceremony.
Over a dozen awards were given out for this year’s top performers in
Chris Booker appeared on “The 100 Most Awesome Videos of the 80’s” on
VH1 last week. “Living on a
Prayer” by Bon Jovi was number one. Some
of the other songs that made the list were “Like a Virgin” by Madonna,
“When Doves Cry” by Prince, “Billie Jean” by Michael Jackson, “Pour
Some Sugar on Me” by Def Leppard, “Total Eclipse of the Heart” by Bonnie
Tyler, “Sister Christian” by Night Ranger, and “Hungry Like the Wolf”
by Duran Duran.
Former NBC10 news
anchor and reporter Karen Hepp and her husband are expecting their first child
in March. Hepp, currently a
weekend anchor for the Fox affiliate in New York City, recently auditioned for
the upcoming 5 p.m. news on Fox29, but newsroom sources are saying that the
position will probably go to somebody in-house.
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