A Conversation With News 6 Emmy Award Winning Meteorologist Samara Cokinos
Q: What made you decide to go in the field of telling the weather?SC: I was 8 years old when Danny Treanor, a legend in weather in central Florida came to my school for Career Day. I went home that afternoon and told my mom I wanted to be just like him when I grew up. I had been interested in weather growing up in Pierson on a fernery, but that solidified my decision. Cool enough, when I started at WKMG in 2017, I got to work with him. It was one of the be..
She’s Your Midday Host Weekdays From 10AM-3PM, An Exclusive Interview with Orlando Star 94.5 Personality JoJo
Q: What led you to a career in radio? Was there a defining moment that made you realize “this is it”?JoJo: I always like to say that I didn’t find radio…radio found me! Many years ago, I was studying Radio/Television Broadcasting at UCF during that time I entered a local beauty pageant that happened to be sponsored by an Orlando radio station. The station volunteered to train me, then hired me as a radio personality. That has been my full-time career path ..
She Knew At Age 16, If You Can Dream it, You Can Become it. Living Out Her Dream Come True! Meet News 6 Sports Director Jamie Seh
Q: While in high school, did you have any idea you wanted to go into broadcasting?JS: Yes, for sure. I was a huge sports fan growing up, watching, and listening to game broadcasts all the time. When I was 16, I began helping with the public address at my high school’s football games and had so much fun lending my voice to the action. That’s when the light bulb went off in my head, that I wanted to talk about sports for a living. It’s crazy to think that wa..
Since Age 4 she Always Wanted to Forecast the Weather, Meet Spectrum News 13 Meteorologist, Maureen McCann
Q: What made you decide to go in the field of telling the weather?MM: I knew I wanted to be a meteorologist since age 4 when Hurricane Gloria hit New England. Our tree fell over in the front yard and to a 4-year old, that was a big deal! We watched the news every night while having dinner, and the weather was always my favorite part. I also had a fear of thunderstorms, so I thought if I was a meteorologist I would know when storms were coming, and I wouldn..
She’s a Great Role Model for Women, Who Cares About Her Community Meet Veteran Spectrum News 13 Anchor Ybeth Bruzual
Q: How did your career start as a news anchor?YB: My career as an anchor began at Telemundo Orlando and Spectrum News 13.Q: Can you share with our audience one of your most memorable events you’ve covered?YB: The Pulse attack was one of the most memorable stories I have ever covered. It was devastating on and off the clock.Q: What was your first job? And how did it shape or impact you?YB: My first job was at a greeting card store.Q: What sparked your inter..
A Special Conversation With News 6 Anchor, Ginger Gadsden
Q: While in high school, did you have any idea you wanted to go into broadcasting?GG: Broadcasting never crossed my mind. I really thought I would be a schoolteacher or do something where I worked with young kids.Q: How did your career start as a news anchor?GG: It was my sophomore year at The University of South Carolina, and I had not yet declared a major. At the time, if you had a certain number of hours or credits you had to declare a major to move on...