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In Fort Myers, WZVN-WBBH Shuffles Weather Roster

Meteorologist Jim Reif (right), who has been on the air in southwest Florida since 1979, will no longer be seen on WZVN’s evening newscasts.

As part of a shuffling of the weather lineup at sister stations WZVN (ABC) and WBBH (NBC), first reported by The News-Press, Reif will move from WZVN’s 6 and 11 p.m. newscasts to the 11 a.m. and noon newscasts at WBBH.

The move comes as Haley Webb, who was recently named weather chief of WZVN-WBBH, returns from maternity leave. She will handle WBBH’s 5, 5:30, 6, and 11 p.m. newscasts while meteorologist John Patrick succeeds Reif at WZVN’s evening slots.

The shakeup, which essentially began in December when veteran Robert Van Winkle took over mornings for Webb, also has Allyson Rae moving from weekend mornings on WBBH to weekday mornings on WZVN.

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Meteorologist Haley Webb to Manage Weather for WBBH, WZVN, WVIR

Haley Webb has received a big promotion as she prepares to return to WBBH following maternity leave.

Webb, who has been a daytime meteorologist for the Fort Myers NBC-affiliate sine 2005, has been named manager of weather services for Waterman Broadcasting, which owns WBBH in addition to WZVN in Naples and WVIR in Charlottesville.

Webb will now appear on WBBH’s 5:30, 6, and 11 p.m. newscasts while also managing the weather operations of its two sister stations.

In making the announcement, the station said that Webb’s loyalty and dedication earned her the promotion.

Webb gave birth to a baby boy on January 18th and is currently on leave from the station.  She is set to return to the air on April 11th. Read more