After a string of defections, WTSP has rounded out its revamped weather team with the addition of meteorologist Kate Wentzel this week. Wentzel comes to WTSP after working as a weekend weathercaster for West Palm Beach ABC-affiliate WPBF–a post that she departed in April.
“Kate is going to be another great addition to the team,” WTSP news director Peter Roghaar said, in announcing the move. “She brings almost ten years of experience forecasting Florida weather and is hurricane-tested.”
Wentzel, who is set to begin on September 26th, is the third meteorologist to join WTSP in the past two months. The CBS-affiliate recently named Orlando veteran Jim Van Fleet chief meteorologist and added Mark Collins, a native of St. Petersburg. Read more