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South Florida Anchors Join in Holiday Fun

The South Florida Sun Sentinel recruited celebrities including local news anchors from around South Florida to read “Twas The Night Before Christmas” in a video mash-up.

Included in on the holiday fun were Adam Kuperstein and Jackie Nespral from NBC owned WTVJ, Laurie Jennings and Calvin Hughes from Miami ABC affiliate WPLG, Belkys Nerey and Craig Stevens from Miami FOX affiliate WSVN along with John Discepolo and Liz Quirantes from CBS affiliate WPEC in West Palm Beach.

The video also featured players from the NFL’s Miami Dolphins and the NBA’s Miami Heat and even fight promoter Don King. Watch the video after the jump. Read more

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West Palm Beach’s WPEC Shakes Up Anchor Lineup

There are changes in store at West Palm Beach CBS affiliate WPEC following the hire of John Discepolo.

Discepolo will be paired with Liz Quirantes for the evening newscasts. Suzanne Boyd and Eric Roby, the station’s current evening anchors, will move to mornings, according to Gossip Extra’s Jose Lambiet.

Boyd and Roby displace Emily Pantelides and Juan Carlos Fanjul on the morning newscast. Pantelides will move to the weekend morning anchor desk, and Fanjul will move to weekend evenings, Lambiet reports.

Weekend evening anchor Ben Becker will anchor the weekday 7 p.m. newscast solo.

John Discepolo Set to Join WPEC in West Palm Beach

John Discepolo begins next week as the primary anchor at WPEC, the CBS affiliate in West Palm Beach.

“This is an incredible opportunity that came my way, and one that I could not pass up,” Discepolo told TVSpy.

Discepolo comes from KOMO, the ABC affiliate in Seattle, where he has been a weekend anchor and weekday reporter since 2010. Prior to his time in Seattle, Discepolo also worked at WCBS and WNYW in New York and KDFW in Dallas.

At WPEC, Discepolo will anchor the 6 and 11 p.m. newscasts alongside Liz Quirantes. His first broadcast will be September 24. Read more