Martha's Song

Have you heard the song dedicated to WESH 2 news anchor Martha Sugalski? Funny stuff. The original recording comes courtesy of Daniel Dennis of the Monsters in the Morning. Take a moment and listen here.

Best of Orlando: Media Favorites

Orlando Magazine is out with its “Best Of” list again this year and WESH 2 had a nice showing. The station received top honors for Best TV News Team and Pat Clarke won Best TV Sportscaster. Click here for the other “Best Of” Categories.

Back in Orlando

Back to work tomorrow after the action-packed New Orleans weekend. This week I’m filling in at 4, 5, 6 and 11, then it’s back to WESH 2 News Sunrise for my final week in Orlando. Tonight we finally finalized plans to rent a house in the New Orleans area. Huge relief.

Intern Review

Intern Christy leaves WESH 2 News Sunrise tomorrow. This morning, Syan and I gave her the much-anticipated Anchor Intern Review. She played along like an intern should. And she can’t wait to get away from us. Good luck, Christy.

WESH 2 News on Twitter

The list of on-air people using Twitter at WESH 2 News continues to grow. Have you embraced this technology in your newsroom? You should. Martha Sugalski, anchor: @MarthaSugalski Scott Walker, anchor: @ScottWalker2 Syan Rhodes, anchor: @SyanRhodes Tony Mainolfi, meteorologist: @TonyJMainolfi Amy Sweezey, meteorologist: @AmySweezey Jason Brewer, meteorologist: @jasonbrewerWESH Jeff Lennox, reporter: @JeffLennox Amanda Ober, reporter: […]

In the News

> Orlando Sentinel TV critic Hal Boedeker writes about WESH 2’s gains in the morning and the numbers across all dayparts. > Roger Simmons, of Orlando TV news site RogerSimmons.com, writes about the rare demo loss for WFTV and WKMG finishing in fourth place. Read more In the News.

Passive-Aggressive

New sign posted in the WESH 2 Studio.

Breaking News: WESH Tops WFTV at 6 a.m.

For the first time since February 2005, WESH 2 News Sunrise finished #1 from 6-7 a.m. in the key Adults 25-54 demographic. WFTV finished second, followed by WKMG and WOFL. Kudos to our talented Sunrise reporters, producers and crew for a job well done!

The WESH 2 Control Room

In the News

> Orlando Sentinel TV critic Hal Boedeker wrote a nice article today about my departure and WESH 2 News Sunrise’s surge in the morning race. > I recently did a Q&A with the new Orlando TV news website OTownTV.com.

Heading Home

Welcome to my new blog. Check back from time to time for updates about our return to the Big Easy. After two years here in Orlando, I am moving from WESH to WDSU. My start date in New Orleans is August 24th. I will anchor a brand new 4 p.m. newscast with Randi Rousseau that […]