A look back at my stops in local news over nearly 23 years

This is what happens when you start looking at old pictures.

Study: TV/Media employs psychopaths

Well. That’s comforting. The study, from a researcher at Oxford University, ranks TV/media among the top three professions with the most psychopathic personalities employed.

Regis Philbin to Retire

On this morning’s ‘Live with Regis and Kelly’, Regis Philbin announced he’ll leave the show later this year after 28 years working his morning gig.

Live Coverage: Jazz Half Marathon

Saturday morning is my earliest wake-up call since leaving the morning shift at WESH in Orlando 14 months ago. The WDSU crew working the Second Annual Jazz Half Marathon and Relay has a 4:30 a.m. call. It’s early, but the cause is a great one. The goal is to raise funds for Children’s Hospital, promote […]

‘Treme’ Co-Writer Dies from Brain Aneurysm

By SCOTT WALKER I tweeted about this earlier, but am just getting a chance to write a little bit longer. I never met David Mills but watched a lot of shows he influenced over the years. He wrote for NYPD Blue, The Wire, Homicide and was a former journalist who wrote for the Washington Post. […]

Local to LIVE! Update

I wrote yesterday about two of my friends being up for the guest co-hosting gig next month on LIVE! With Regis and Kelly. The male and female selections were announced on this morning’s LIVE! and both Lucy Bustamante (WWL-TV, New Orleans) and Sandra Shaw (WBAL-TV, Baltimore) were selected. Congrats! Here’s a Sandra flashback from Halloween […]

Local to LIVE!

LIVE! With Regis and Kelly will announce the winners of its guest co-host search on tomorrow morning’s broadcast. The voting is down to 10 men and 10 women from local TV stations across the U.S. and Canada. Of the 10 women, two of them are friends of mine – my former morning co-anchor in Mobile, […]

Hangin' with Lou

Former Notre Dame coach and college football Hall-of-Famer Lou Holtz recently stopped by the WESH 2 newsroom.