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Matt Lincoln Joins WPEC as Sports Anchor

Matt Lincoln has joined WPEC, the CBS affiliate for West Palm Beach as sports anchor and reporter.

Lincoln honored the retiring Pat Murphy in a tweet on his first day saying, “My first day was the last day of a legend – Pat Murphy has spent 30 years covering West Palm Beach sports.”

Lincoln came to WPEC from WWBT in Richmond, VA. He also worked at WBTW in Myrtle Beach, SC, and KTVE in Monroe, LA, where he started his career.

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‘Some Of The Fun Has Left the Job’: WPEC Sports Anchor Pat Murphy to Retire

Pat Murphy, sports anchor for West Palm Beach CBS affiliate WPEC, has announced he’s leaving TV after 33 years in the business because, as he told The Palm Beach Post, “some of the fun has left the job.”

“I’ve gotten a little disenchanted,” Murphy said. “I’ve seen good people forced out the door or not have their contacts renewed.”

Murphy started his career in 1980 at WKBT in La Crosse, WI.  He worked in Chattanooga, TN, before moving to South Florida where he worked at West Palm Beach NBC affiliate WPTV before moving to WPEC. Read more