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Carlos Suarez Upped to Weekend Anchor at Miami's WPLG - Posted July 15, 2014
Carlos Suarez has been promoted to weekend evening anchor at WPLG, the ABC affiliate in Miami. Suarez joined the station two years ago as a general assignment reporter. Before WPLG, Suarez wo... [TVSpy]

Rowdy World Cup Fan Brings NSFW Moment to WPLG Live Shot - Posted July 14, 2014
Sports, booze, and live TV. It can be a toxic cocktail at times. And it was for WPLG sports reporter Clay Ferraro Sunday night. The liv... [TVSpy]

WPLG Promotes GM to President - Posted July 9, 2014
WPLG has promoted E.R. Bert Medina from VP and GM to president of the station. The move was announced by the Miami ABC affiliate in a one sentence release Medina ... [SocialTimes.com]

WPLG Promotes GM to President - Posted July 9, 2014
WPLG has promoted E.R. Bert Medina from VP and GM to president of the station. The move was announced by the Miami ABC affiliate in a one sentence release Medina ... [TVSpy]

Former Miami Anchor in Intensive Care - Posted June 9, 2014
Kelley Mitchell, former anchor for Miami FOX affiliate WSVN and ABC affiliate WPLG is in the ICU after suffering a collapsed lung. Mi... [TVSpy]

WPLG Anchor Tweets His Last Show is the One He's Anchoring - Posted March 14, 2014
WPLG anchor Jason Martinez sent out a tweet and posted on facebook that the show he was anchoring this morning would be his last at the Miami ABC affiliate. Guys, this is my last... [TVSpy]

Emily Barr: Post-Newsweek Stations Not For Sale - Posted March 12, 2014
Emily Barr, the president and CEO of the Post-Newsweek stations, is seeking to allay fears within the station group after the ... [TVSpy]

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway to Acquire WPLG From Graham Holdings - Posted March 12, 2014
Warren Buffett is adding a television station to Berkshire Hathaway's media portfolio: the company will acquire WPLG, the ABC affiliate in Miami, from Graham Holdings Co.'s Post-Newswee... [TVSpy]

Miami Creative Services Director Announces Retirement - Posted February 14, 2014
Paul Kaniewski has announced his retirement from Miami ABC affiliate WPLG. In an email obtained by TVSpy, WPLG GM ... [TVSpy]

Post-Newsweek Names New GM at WPLG - Posted October 4, 2013
Post-Newsweek Stations announced Bert Medina as vice president and general manager of its Mia... [TVSpy]

WATCH: Miami Meteorologist Glides Through Storm for Weather Report - Posted October 2, 2013
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WATCH: Miami Meteorologist Jumps Out of Plane to Find Saharan Dust - Posted September 18, 2013
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WPLG General Manager Dave Boylan to Join Rentrak Board of Directors - Posted September 12, 2013
WPLG vice president and general manager Dave Boylan is leaving the Miami ABC affiliate to join Rentrak's board of directors. "Dave's experience gives our Board first-hand input on what local statio... [TVSpy]

'It's Time to Take on a New Challenge': WPLG GM Dave Boylan Resigns - Posted August 23, 2013
Dave Boylan, vice president and general manager of WPLG, has resigned from the Post-Newsweek Miami-Fort Lauderdale ABC affiliate. Boylan told TVSpy, "I am leaving to join the Board of Direct... [TVSpy]

Post-Newsweek Stations Not Part of Jeff Bezos' Deal to Buy Washington Post - Posted August 5, 2013
Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is buying The Washington Post Company's newspaper business, including The Washington Post, for $250 million. The acquisition does not include the Post-Newsweek stat... [SocialTimes.com]

NBA Finals Score Near-Record Ratings With Miami Heat's Game 7 Win - Posted June 21, 2013
The Miami Heat's win against the San Antonio Spurs in game 7 of the NBA finals delivered a 17.7 overnight rating, the second-highest rated NBA game in ABC history. The ratings peaked at 22.6 from 11:30 - 11:45pmET, during the game's last five minutes. With a 44.2 metered market rating on ... [TVSpy]

Meteorologist Roland Steadham Joining WPLG - Posted June 20, 2013
Roland Steadham will be joining Miami ABC affiliate WPLG on August 15. Dave Boylan, WPLG vice pr... [TVSpy]

Man Arrested After Attacking WPLG Crew - Posted May 8, 2013
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Julie Durda In, Michael Smith Out at WPLG - Posted January 29, 2013
Julie Durda, who signed off in September from Miami's WSVN, is joining rival ... [TVSpy]

Post-Newsweek Adds ABC's Live Well Network to Florida Stations - Posted January 24, 2013
Broadcasting & Cable is reporting Post-Newsweek has inked a deal with ABC Owned Television Stations Group to air the Live Well Networ... [TVSpy]

South Florida Anchors Join in Holiday Fun - Posted December 26, 2012
The South Florida Sun Sentinel recruited celebrities including local news... [TVSpy]

In Miami, High Speed U-Haul Chase Takes Over Noon Newscasts - Posted December 7, 2012
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PHOTO: WPLG Anchors Pout About PowerBall - Posted November 29, 2012
The morning news crew for Miami ABC affiliate, WPLG, posted this picture to their facebook page displaying their displeasure with not winning last night's $587.5 million dollar Powerball d... [TVSpy]

VIDEO: WPLG Reporter Ignores Sign, Gets Drenched - Posted September 27, 2012
WPLG senior political reporter Michael Putney ignored a sign posted to the door of a local politician who is under investigation by the FBI and paid the price. True to the promise of the sign which read, "Trespassers will be WET!!" The reporter for... [TVSpy]

WPLG Accused of Cyber Bullying by Star Wars Fans - Posted September 6, 2012
WPLG, the ABC affiliate in Miami, has issued an apology to local Star Wars fans for offending them by posting a slideshow to the station website showing fans in costume along with with questionable captions. "We apologize to those who we inadvertently offended w... [SocialTimes.com]

WPLG Anchor Adopts Abandoned Pig Featured on Morning Show - Posted June 11, 2012
A piglet abandoned by its owner has found a new home after being featured on WPLG's morning show. The 15-weeks-old piglet, named Pork Chop... [TVSpy]

Miami Stations Air New Video of Cannibal Attack - Posted May 30, 2012
All of the local news stations in Miami aired new video today of the gruesome cannibal attack that occurred over the weekend near the Miami Herald building. The newly released video, taken by a Herald security camera, shows a high-angle long shot of the locati... [TVSpy]

WPLG Interviews Miami Cannibal's Ex-Wife - Posted May 29, 2012
As Miami stations worked hard over the weekend to find answers in the bizarre cannibal attack that occurred on Saturday, ABC-affiliate WPLG landed an interview with the former wife of ... [TVSpy]

VIDEO: WPLG Anchor Calls the Philadelphia 76ers 'the 69ers' - Posted May 29, 2012
During a morning newscast over the holiday weekend, WPLG's Sasha Andrade was talking about who the hometown Heat would face next in the NBA playoffs, when she mistakenly referred to the Philadelphia 76ers as "the 69ers." [... [TVSpy]

WLS General Manager Emily Barr Tapped to Lead Post-Newsweek Stations - Posted May 9, 2012
Emily Barr, who has been president and general manager of WLS since 1997, is leaving the Chicago ABC O&O to lead Post-Newsweek Stations, the television broadcasting division of the ... [TVSpy]

Mark Joyella Hired as Weekend Anchor at WFTV - Posted April 30, 2012
Mark Joyella has been hired as the weekend morning anchor at WFTV in Orlando, news director Bob Jordan told TV... [TVSpy]

WPLG Sets Up Blog for New Reporter Weeks Before Her Arrival - Posted September 7, 2011
Reporter Christina Boomer Vazquez isn't set to begin her new job at WPLG until October but Miami viewers are getting a cha... [TVSpy]

In Miami, WPLG Returning Local News to 5 p.m. - Posted August 17, 2011
Miami ABC-affiliate WPLG is returning local news to its 5 p.m. time slot. After scrapping its 5 o'clock newscast in favor of "Dr. Phil" a few years ago, the Post-Newsweek station is set to debut a new 5 p.m. show on Au... [TVSpy]

WOFL Anchor Jacquie Sosa Decides to Walk Away - Posted March 24, 2011
WOFL anchor Jacquie Sosa, who has been a fixture on TV screens in central and south Florida for the past decade, is walking away from the business. Sosa joined Orlando's WOFL in October 2008 and has... [TVSpy]

'Gay Anchorman' Charles Perez Continues to Rip WABC - Posted February 15, 2011
Unable to speak about his time with Miami's WPLG due to an ongoing legal battle, Char... [TVSpy]

'Confessions of a Gay Anchorman': Former Anchor Charles Perez Rips WABC - Posted January 28, 2011
Locked in a legal battle with Miami's WPLG, Charles Perez is causing a stir with a new book in which he criticizes another former employer: ... [TVSpy]

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