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WGNO Adds Bill Wood, Promotes Vanessa Bolano to Weekend Anchor

New Orleans ABC affiliate WGNO has hired Bill Wood as a reporter and promoted Vanessa Bolano (pictured) to weekend anchor.

Wood, who is known as “Wild” Bill Wood, will be a reporter for the stations 5 and 6 p.m. “News With a Twist” newscasts. He comes to New Orleans from Fort Myers, where he worked at WFTX as host of the Fox affiliate’s morning show. Bolano, who joined WGNO in 2009, will anchor of the 5 and 10 p.m. weekend newscasts.

“Wild Bill and Vanessa are great storytellers,” news director Rick Erbach said in a statement.” It’s fun watching them craft and polish a story throughout the day.”

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