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Meteorologist Andy Johnson to Retire After 33 Years at WTVT

Meteorologist Andy Johnson has announced his retirement from WTVT after 33 years at the Tampa Fox O&O.

“I am fortunate to have been blessed with having worked with such professional colleagues and followed by such loyal viewers. Being a meteorologist for WTVT was a childhood dream of mine, which I was able to fulfill,” Johnson wrote on Facebook. “Tampa is my home and always will be.”

A spokesperson for the station said the search for Johnson’s replacement is underway. WTVT’s current meteorologists will fill in until a permanent replacement is named.

“We thank Andy for bringing his expertise and accurate weather forecasting to our station for the last 33 years,” WTVT VP-GM Jeff Maloney told TVSpy in a statement. “We wish him the best of luck in the future.” [h/t Florida News Center]

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Meteorologist Sheena Parveen Leaving Tampa’s WTVT

Sheena Parveen, the weekend morning meteorologist at Fox owned-and-operated WTVT in Tampa, is Philadelphia-bound.

According to the St. Petersburg Times, Parveen is leaving the station after two years to be a meteorologist at a station in Philadelphia. She plans to reveal more details later this week.

The Florida native was a meteorologist at WCTV, the CBS-affiliate in Tallahassee, prior to joining WTVT. Her last day with the station will be Sunday.

WTVT is searching for her replacement. In the interim, Andy Johnson will fill in.