The Full Wiki

WXIA-TV personalities: Wikis

Advertisements
  
  

Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.

Encyclopedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

This is a list of past and present personalities from WXIA-TV, the Gannett owned NBC affiliate in Atlanta, Georgia.

Contents

Current Personalities

Anchors

  • Jill Becker - Weekdays 5am-7am and noon
  • Karyn Greer - Weekdays 5am-7am and noon
  • Ted Hall - Weeknights at 6pm, 7pm, and 11pm (10pm on WATL-TV)
  • Valerie Hoff - Weekend Mornings 9am-10am
  • Keith Whitney - Weekend Evenings at 6pm and 11pm (10pm on WATL-TV)
  • Brenda Wood - Weeknights at 6pm, 7pm and 11pm (10pm on WATL-TV)
Advertisements

Weather

  • Chris Holcomb (CBM) - Weekends 9am-10am, 6pm and 11pm
  • Paul Ossmann (NWA) - Weeknights at 6pm, 7pm and 11pm (10pm on WATL-TV)
  • Ashley McDonald - Weather Producer
  • Chesley McNeil (AMS & NWA) - Weekdays 5am-7am and noon

Sports

  • Sam Crenshaw - Weekends 6pm and 11pm and sports reporter
  • Fred Kalil - Weeknights 6pm, 7pm and 11pm
  • Randy Waters - Weekdays 5am-7am and sports reporter

Hosts

  • Christine Pullara - Atlanta & Company host

Reporters

Traffic

  • Jim Basile - Weekdays
  • Esther Capsino - Sundays
  • John Gerard - Commuter Dude
  • Rob Langer - Saturdays

Center for Investigative Action (CIA)

  • Shawn Hoder
  • Ross McLaughlin

General Assignment Reporters

  • Jerry Carnes
  • John Cater (freelance)
  • Paul Crawley
  • Duffie Dixon
  • Conn Jackson - Contributor (Atlanta & Company)
  • Michael King - Producer and 11Alive.com reporter
  • Bill Liss - Consumer and Business Editor
  • Donna Lowry - Education Reporter
  • Evelyn Mims - Contributor (Atlanta & Company)
  • Matt Pearl
  • Marc Pickard
  • Dr. Sujatha Reddy - Health Reporter
  • Doug Richards
  • Jon Shirek
  • Robyn Freedman Spizman [1] - Contributor
  • Chris Sweigart - Web Producer and 11Alive.com reporter
  • Jaye Watson *
  • Julie Wolfe

* denotes substitute anchor

Former personalities

  • Roz Abrams - Anchor/Reporter (1972-1980, last seen at WCBS-TV, and believed to no longer be in the TV business)
  • Steve Adamson - Weekend Meteorologist (1999-2009, now weekend weather anchor at KSBY in San Luis Obispo, CA)
  • Mary Ann Ahern - Reporter (1985-1989, now at WMAQ-TV in Chicago)
  • Brian Albrecht - Meteorologist (1993-1996, now at KHQ-TV in Spokane, WA)
  • Steve Aveson - "Noonday" Co-Host (1994-1997, now at WPRI-TV/WNAC-TV in Providence)
  • Cathy Ballou - Morning Meteorologist/"Peachtree Morning" Road Warrior (1996-1999)
  • Alicia Barnes - General Assignment Reporter (2003-2005, now at WOLO-TV in Columbia)
  • Ron Becker, Anchor (1972-1976)
  • Johnny Beckman - Meteorologist (1982-1994, retired)
  • Rick Blalock, General Assignment Reporter (?)
  • Neal Boortz, "Hello Georgia" Co-Host (?, now with WSB-AM, and the syndicated The Neal Boortz Show)
  • Ellen Bryan, Anchor/Reporter (1980s)
  • Carmen Burns, Anchor/Reporter/"Peachtree Morning" Co-Host (1984-2000, now a communications coach)
  • Ellen Burstien McFarlane, Anchor/Reporter (1970s, deceased)
  • Ryan Cameron, "Atlanta & Company" Co-Host (2005-2007)
  • Rebecca Chase - Reporter (1977-1979)
  • Joie Chen, Anchor/Reporter (1985-1991, now at CBS News)
  • Renee Chenault-Fattah, Anchor/Reporter (1989-1991, now at WCAU-TV in Philadelphia)
  • Tom Clark, "Peachtree Morning" Co-Host (1997-1998)
  • Tiffany Cochran, Weekend Anchor & Reporter (1997-2007)
  • Neil Craig - Weekend Anchor (early 70s), Reporter, Assignment Editor (1971-2003, deceased)
  • Virgil Dominic, Anchor (1972-1976)
  • Dennis Douda, Anchor/Reporter (1995-1998, now at WCCO-TV in Minneapolis)
  • Maynard Eaton, Reporter (1977-85)
  • Art Eckman, Sports Anchor/Reporter (1978-1991)
  • Bruce Erion, Skycam Pilot/Reporter (1982-1999, now with Rescue Air 1 air ambulance service at Cobb County Airport-McCollum Field)
  • Doug Evans, General Assignment Reporter (1991-1993, now at WAGA-TV)
  • Holly Firfer, "Atlanta & Company" Co-Host (2005-2009)
  • Joe Flanagan - Weather Anchor/Feature Reporter (1976-1980, now at WVEC-TV in Norfolk, VA)
  • Kay Flowers, Reporter/Fill-In Anchor (1988-2006)
  • Beth Galvin, General Assignment Reporter (1994-1996, now at WAGA-TV)
  • Barbara Gauthier, Anchor/Reporter (1996-2000, now at WTVM-TV in Columbus, Ga.)
  • David Grant - Weather Anchor (1972-1975)
  • Jim Huber - Sports Anchor/Reporter (1977-1984)
  • Patricia Hunte - Anchor/"11 Alive at 5" co-host (?-1993)
  • Gail Janus, Meteorologist (1976-1979)
  • Josh Johnson, Fill-In Meteorologist/Weather Producer (?-2008)
  • Kurt Kalbach, Skycam Pilot/Reporter (?)
  • Tricia Kean, Anchor/Reporter (?-1998, now at KTNV-TV in Las Vegas)
  • Arch Kennedy, Meteorologist (1996-99, now at WZTV-TV in Nashville)
  • Kimberley Kennedy, Anchor/Reporter (1993-1997), moved to WSB-TV until 2009
  • Kerry Kilbride - Anchor (1985-1989, last seen at KCAL-TV in Los Angeles and believed to no longer be in the TV business)
  • Catherine Kim
  • Ellen Kolodziej, Special Assignments Reporter (?, , formerly of WGCL-TV, now at WCAU-TV in Philadelphia)
  • Mike Landess, Anchor/Reporter (1994-1997, now at KMGH-TV in Denver)
  • Yetta Levitt - "Noonday" host (1983-1987)
  • Ken MacLeod - Anchor/Reporter (1982-1990, now at WBZ-TV in Boston)
  • Walt Maciborski, Weekend Evening Anchor/Reporter (2000-2005, now at KDAF-TV in Dallas-Ft. Worth)
  • Roger Manis, Sports Director/Reporter/Anchor (2000-2006)
  • Suzanne Marques, General Assignment Reporter (2004-2006, now at KTTV in Los Angeles)
  • Steve McCoy, "Noonday" co-host (1990-92)Formerly on Star 94, currently on B98.5 FM as of July 1, 2008.
  • Bonnie McLaughlin Cannon, Meteorologist (?-1996)
  • Blair Meeks, Reporter (2003-2008) (now at Jackson/Spalding PR firm in Atlanta)
  • Terri Merryman - Anchor (1991-1993, now at WSMV-TV in Nashville)
  • Dave Michaels, Anchor/Reporter (1976-1985), later with CNN
  • Steen Miles, General Assignment Reporter (1984-1999, now Georgia State Senator,in 2006 made a bid for Georgia Lieutenant Governor, but lost in the Democratic Primary)In 2008 ran for CEO of Dekalb County but lost in the primary.
  • Rebecca Erwin Miller, Meteorologist (1988-1991, later at KXAS-TV in Dallas 1991-2008, now freelancing at KDAF Dallas)
  • Russ Minshew, Meteorologist (?-1982) (deceased)
  • Chuck Moore, Anchor/Reporter (1981-1997, last seen at WNEG-TV in Toccoa, GA)
  • Kelly Morgan Mack, Anchor/Reporter (1987-1991, last seen at KNBC-TV in Los Angeles and now regards herself as "retired")
  • Andrea Nissen - Anchor/Reporter (1983-1986)
  • Royal Norman, Chief Meteorologist (1996-1999, now at KTVK-TV in Phoenix, Arizona)
  • Vernon Odom, Anchor/Reporter (1975-1976, now at WPVI-TV in Philadelphia)
  • Denis O'Hayer - Political Reporter (1998-2009)
  • Mark Pettit - Reporter (1988-1991)
  • Dean Phillips - Reporter (1991-1993)
  • Stone Phillips, Reporter (1978-1979, formerly of Dateline NBC)
  • Frank Pritchard, Traffic Reporter (?)
  • John Pruitt, Anchor/Reporter (1978-1993, now at WSB-TV)
  • Ed Reams, Reporter (1996 - 1998, now News Director at WHSV-TV)
  • Elaine Reyes, Reporter (2004-2008)
  • Clarance Reynolds, Anchor (2005-2008)
  • Deiah Riley, Anchor/Reporter (1999-2003, now at WFTS-TV in Tampa)
  • Angela Robinson, Anchor/Reporter (1994-1997, now at WPBA-TV)
  • Del Rodgers, Sports Anchor/Reporter (1986-1997, now at KCRA-TV and KQCA-TV in Sacramento)
  • Marie Ryan, Health Reporter (?)
  • Ron Sailor, "Hello Georgia" Co-Host (?, now local minister, Dacula, Ga.) His son, Walter Ronnie Sailor, Jr. is a former Georgia State Legislator
  • Harry Samler, General Assignment Reporter (2000-2005, now at WGCL-TV)
  • Wes Sarginson - Anchor/Reporter (1997-2008)
  • Guy Sharpe - Meteorologist (1977-1996, deceased)
  • Jim Shuler, General Assignment Reporter (?, Governor's Office of Highway Safety)
  • Orleon Sidney, Freelance weather anchor (2008-2009)
  • Tom Sinkovitz - Anchor/Reporter (1984-1989, last at KRON-TV in San Francisco, now at KNTV in San Jose, CA)
  • Joby Smith - Sports Anchor/Reporter (1997-98)
  • Terri Smith - Meteorologist (1988-1991)
  • Bob Sokoler - "11 Alive at 5" and "Noonday" co-host (1990-1993)
  • Steve Somers, Sports Anchor/Reporter (1976-1978, now at WFAN in New York)
  • Flip Spiceland, Morning & Noon Weather Anchor (2001-2008)
  • RenĂ©e Starzyk, General Assignment Reporter (2000-2003, now at WGCL-TV)
  • Mike Stevens, General Assignment Reporter (2000-?)now at WEYI
  • Matt Stewart, Sports Reporter/"Peachtree Morning" Co-Host (1999-2000, now at CSS)
  • Tom Sullivan, "Atlanta & Company" Co-Host (2007-2009)
  • Mary Rose Taylor - Anchor/Investigative Reporter (1980s)
  • Joel Thomas, General Assignment Reporter (2000-2002, now at KTVT-TV in Dallas)
  • Josh Thomas, Reporter (?-1990, now at WFLA-TV in Tampa)
  • Cynthia Tinsley, Anchor/Reporter (1993-1997) now in PR at AirTran Airways
  • Shaul Turner, Anchor/Reporter (?-1998, now at KDVR-TV in Denver)
  • Lyn Vaughn - Anchor/Reporter (1983-1984, later of CNN Headline News)
  • Harmon Wages - Sports Anchor/Reporter (?-1984)
  • Richard Warner, Business/Consumer Reporter (1988-1993, now entrepreneur and at GPB)
  • Joe Washington, Sports Anchor/Reporter (?, now at HGTV)
  • Ken Watts, Morning and Noon Anchor/Reporter (1998-2005, now at VOOM HD News)
  • Heather Wiggins Thompson, Freelance Reporter (2005-2007)
  • Elyse Wolfman, Anchor then "Noonday" host (1985-1989)
  • Monica Woods Gray, Meteorologist (1999-2000, now at KXTV-TV in Sacramento)

Advertisements






Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address
Message