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Earthquake Hits During Oklahoma City Morning Newscast

A series of earthquakes at 5:31, 5:47 and 6:25 a.m. hit the Oklahoma City area this morning.

The largest hit at 5:47 a.m. and was 4.2 on the Richter scale. Reactions among the local stations were pretty consistent, an initial reaction followed by a guess of the earthquake’s magnitude.

“Whoa! Oh my Gosh! I’m so sorry,” said KOCO meteorologist Danielle Dozier during the 5:47 a.m. shaker. “This is live on air.” Dozier then waited for the rumbling to stop before saying,  “That was way bigger than what we felt earlier.” Dozier rightly predicted that earthquake was over 4.0.

FOX affiliate KOKH had the most restrained reaction. Chief meteorologist Jeff George was at the tail end of his forecast when the quake hit and said nothing. Anchor Leslie Draffin told viewers the station just felt what she called a huge earthquake and promised to give more info before tossing to break.

CBS affiliate KWTV was coming back from a video and tossing to meteorologist Lacey Swope who yelled “Earthquake!” when it hit.  Stan Miller and Tammy Payne talked about anchors making it on YouTube with their earthquake reactions and suggested Swope take a deep breath after she ducked down and told viewers her heart was racing.

KFOR, the NBC affiliate was showing forecast maps when the temblor hit. “Oh snap!” said meteorologist Emily Sutton. “That’s a big one.” Sutton also commented that the clanking of the lights was the thing she noticed most. Sutton and anchor Kent Ogle high fived after revealing they had both correctly guessed a previous earthquakes magnitude.

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From Huh? to Hilarious: A Roundup of How Morning Teams Celebrated Halloween

Countless anchors across the country got into the spirit of Halloween by dressing up in kooky costumes and camping it up. The winners in the broadcasting version of the Halloween Parade continues to be the viewers who witnessed everything from awkward concepts to small moments that were genuinely funny.

The unofficial TVSpy award for the cattiest and most likely to be viewed by the Human Resources department went to Oklahoma City CBS affiliate KWTV. (video above) Anchor Bobbie Miller dressed like Tammy Payne, while Payne dressed like Miller in what came off as a thinly veiled excuse for them to take potshots at each other.

While the two were busy insulting one another, co-anchor Stan Miller scored the sexist remark of the day when he said “I want you to met Bobbie Miller.” He then patted “Miller’s” baby bump and said “Bucking for another 12 weeks off!”

Fake Bobbie Miller summed up the segment after taking a few shots across her bow by telling fake Tammy Payne, “We’re not going to be friends when this show’s over, are we?” Read more

KWTV Anchor Kisses Pig for Charity


When KWTV held a contest to raise money for the Regional Food Bank’s Food for Kids program during the Oklahoma State Fair the goal, other than raising money for a worthy charity, was to make one of their anchors kiss a pig.

Viewers donated to the cause in the name of the Oklahoma City CBS affiliate anchor they wanted to see pucker up with the porker. The winner was chief meteorologist David Payne who raised more than $2,600. He kissed his pig last week. Click here to view the video of that.

But due to some behind the scenes finagling between co-anchors Bobbie Miller and Tammy Payne plus a $5,000 donation from a corporate sponsor, morning anchor Stan Miller got to take a turn in the kissing booth. Read more

Oklahoma City Meteorologist’s Wife Surprises Him On-Air

KWTV meteorologist Jed Castles had a surprise guest during his “Bus Stop Forecast” segment. He tossed to a viewer question and the viewer was his wife Sharon. You can watch the video after the jump.

“That was my lovely wife Sharon,” Castles told viewers. “And I didn’t know she was going to do that.  That was a rare treat.  I got tricked by somebody.”

But the surprise quickly veered into adult territory when his co-anchor Stan Miller told him,”You married up, son.  You married up.” Castles replied, “Did I ever. Boy what a blessing she is. Guys, good morning to you.  Man! Whoo! Put a little chill up my spine. I’m ready to get home,” which was greeted with squeals off camera from co-anchor Bobbie Miller and a reply of, “Oh! A little frisky!” Read more

KWTV Anchor Robin Marsh Moving to Afternoons

After 12 years on the morning anchor desk for KWTV, Robin Marsh announced she will anchor the 4 pm. news for the Oklahoma City CBS affiliate beginning in January.

“No one is leaving News9 and we’re glad about that,” Marsh’s co-anchor Stan Miller said on this morning’s newscast.  “But one of us is making a change and I know you’re wishing it was me.  But it’s not.”  Marsh then announced the change saying, “I’m so excited to share with you that starting in January, I will be joining Lauren Nelson on the four o’clock news here on News9.”

Marsh told viewers she jumped at the chance after Christina Eckert announced she was moving to Texas.  Marsh said she wanted to spend more time with her family and take her son to school.

“You’re going to miss us so bad.” protested Miller.”  He then told viewers, “She’ll be back.”  You can watch the video of the announcement after the jump. Read more