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Posts Tagged ‘Wayne Shattuck’

Former WFLA Meteorologist David Grant Dies at 79

David Grant, the former WFLA meteorologist, died last week just two months after stopping treatment for pancreatic cancer.

Grant, who worked for the Tampa NBC affiliate for 14 years, was remembered by competitors and colleagues alike.  “I really liked his on-air, friendly appeal,”  Wayne Shattuck, longtime weather forecaster for Tampa ABC affiliate WFTS and a friend of Grant told the Tampa Bay Times.  “He was great meteorologist, but he was also a good person.”

Grant’s wife of 36 years, Beverly, told the Times, “The word for all this is beautiful.  I’m going to have lots of good memories.” Read more

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Meteorologist Stephanie Roberts Out at WFTS

Meteorologist Stephanie Roberts has parted ways with WFTS, Eric Deggans of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

Roberts has been the morning meteorologist at the Tampa ABC-affiliate since 2008. She has not been on the air since May 3. Weekend meteorologist Wayne Shattuck has been filling in for her on the morning newscast this week.

“Other than confirming that Ms. Roberts is no longer an employee of WFTS, we have no further comment at this time,” Roberts’ attorney said. Read more