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WKRC Adds Sheila Gray to Morning Team

gray_croppedCincinnati CBS affiliate WKRC has announced the addition of Sheila Gray to its morning news team.

Gray is a familiar face to Cincinnati viewers. She left Cincinnati FOX affiliate WXIX in August 2013 after turning down a contract offer and was named special correspondent for Sinclair Broadcasting one week later.

WKRC news director Kirk Varner said in a statement, “We are so pleased to have this opportunity to bring one of Cincinnati’s favorite morning anchors back home to become part of the market’s number one morning news team, right here at Local 12.”

Gray will co-anchor Good Morning Cincinnati from 4:30 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. with John Lomax. She will join Bob Herzog on the 7:00 a.m. show on MyTV affiliate WSTR.

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WKRC 7:00 a.m. News to Switch Channels

Wkrc_news_logoSinclair’s Cincinnati CBS affiliate WKRC is moving its one-hour show at 7:00 a.m. from its CW affiliate digital subchannel to Deerfield Media’s MyNetworkTV affiliate WSTR beginning Monday.

“Good Morning Cincinnati at 7 will provide the community with the quality newscast they have come to expect and WSTR is a station that tri-state viewers already turn to for News at 10pm,” WKRC GM Jon Lawhead said in a statement.

The show features anchors Bob Herzog and Tiffany Wilson, meteorologist John Gumm and traffic reporter Jen Dalton.

WKRC Swaps Morning Anchors

Cincinnati.com is reporting, CBS affiliate WKRC will swap its weekday and weekend morning anchors beginning Monday.

Weekend morning anchor Tiffany Wilson will move to the weekday morning show, while weekday morning anchor Liz Bonis will switch to Saturday mornings.

Wilson will co-anchor the 4:30 to 7 a.m. show with John Lomax and the 7 to 8 a.m. show with Bob Herzog. Read more

A Year of ‘Dance Party Fridays’ on WKRC

WKRC traffic reporter Bob Herzog continued his popular “Dance Party Friday” segments this year, bringing his moves to the Cincinnati CBS affiliate’s morning newscast once a week. Herzog has compiled an end of year “Best Of” series of the segments.

Part one is above and part two is the jump. Read more

WKRC’s Bob Herzog to Leave Weekend Anchor Desk

WKRC is scaling back anchor duties for Bob Herzog, who works six days a week at the Cincinnati CBS-affiliate, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer.

In addition to being the morning traffic reporter for WKRC, Herzog anchors the 7 a.m. hour on WKRC’s CW-affiliated subchannel and anchors WKRC’s weekend morning newscast, meaning he works six-day weeks.

Going forward, Herzog’s weekend co-anchor Tiffany Wilson will be anchoring the Saturday morning newscast solo, news director Kirk Varner told the Enquirer.

Herzog, who joined WKRC in 2005, is famous for his “Dance Party Fridays.”

Conan O’Brien: KTLA Morning Team Is the Reason ‘China Is Kicking Our Ass’

Local newscasters have become the regular butt of jokes on Conan O’Brien‘s show and on Thursday night he took aim at the KTLA morning team.

In a segment titled “Why China Is Kicking Out Ass,” O’Brien played a clip of a recent “dance party Friday” at KTLA (video above).

“Those are news broadcasters,” O’Brien said following the clip. “They’re there to tell us what’s happening in the world.”  (Somewhere WKRC’s Bob Herzog is smiling, or cringing).

Video: WKRC’s Bob Herzog Lives Up to His Title of Hottest TV Traffic Reporter

“I am not a piece of meat,” WKRC’s Bob Herzog emphatically told viewers this morning, responding to all of the buzz he’s gotten this week for being named the country’s Hottest TV Traffic Reporter.

Besides having his sexiness celebrated by Jalopnik, Herzog was featured on “Inside Edition” and the show highlighted his dance moves, which are on display every Friday during WKRC’s “Good Morning Cincinnati.”

In a special, sexy edition of his “Dance Party Friday” segment today, Herzog lived up to his title of Hottest TV Traffic Reporter as he strutted around to the smooth sounds of “I’m Too Sexy” by Right Said Fred (video above). Read more

WKRC’s Bob Herzog Says His Status as ‘Hottest TV Traffic Reporter’ Is ‘Insane’

“It’s just insane,” WKRC’s Bob Herzog told the Cincinnati Enquirer this week about being named the hottest traffic reporter in the country.

Herzog edged out nine women for the #1 spot on the Top 10 list–compiled by Jalopnik–based on the YouTube notoriety of his “Dance Party Friday” segments (video above).

“If I were one of those women on the list, I’d demand a recount,” Herzog said. Read more

Top 5 Hottest Traffic Reporters

Car-obsessed blog Jalopnik has put together a list of the 10 hottest TV traffic reporters, according to its readers.

Here are the Top 5… Read more