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Meteorologist Anthony Peoples Joins WHBF

After seven years at WQAD in the Quad Cities, meteorologist Anthony Peoples is joining rival WHBF.

Peoples signed off from ABC affiliate WQAD in November. Beginning February 25, Peoples will serve as the morning meteorologist for CBS affiliate WHBF. He will join anchor Meredith Dennis on the newscast.

“We’re excited about Anthony joining our team, particularly in the mornings,” news director Heather Stevenson said in a statement. “He shares our commitment to being the most local newscast in the Quad Cities and his knowledge and experience, together with his positive personality, should be a perfect fit and just what morning news viewers are looking for.”

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WHBF Set to Expand News Programming With Morning, Evening Newscasts in September

WHBF, the CBS affiliate serving the Quad Cities market of Illinois and Iowa, will debut new morning and evening newscasts in September, expanding their news programming by two hours daily.

Beginning next Monday, the station will debut a 90-minute morning newscast, anchored by Meredith Dennis, who most recently worked at rival station KWQC under her maiden name, Meredith Haley. She will be joined by meteorologist Travis Michels, who was hired from WMDT in Salisbury, MD. Dennis and Michels are two of five staffers added for the expansion.

WHBF currently has two daily newscasts — 30 minutes each at 5 p.m. and 10 p.m., according to The Quad-City Times. “Our company has made significant investments both technically and operationally,” general manager Marshall Porter said in a statement. “That, combined with the continued growth of our existing newscasts, has put us in an ideal position to make the move now.” Read more