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Angela Russell leaving CBS 3

Monday, December 1, 2008, 9:47 AM
CBS 3 4 p.m. co-anchor Angela Russell will soon be leaving the station where she started in early 2006. We're told her contract was not renewed. E-mails to Russell and a station spokeswoman were not immediately returned this morning. We'll update the post if/when we hear more from them or any other details... Read more

Local journalist Brian Hickey critically injured in Collingswood hit-and-run

Monday, December 1, 2008, 12:32 AM
Brian Hickey, a video producer, Metro columnist, former managing editor for City Paper, and all around good dude is in a medically-induced coma after being critically injured Friday night in a hit-and-run in Collingswood, N.J. The Metro's Brian X. McCrone is reporting that Hickey, 35, was... Read more

Dave Huddleston joins CBS 3 as weekend anchor

Friday, November 14, 2008, 2:25 PM
Dave Huddleston has landed at CBS 3 where he'll co-anchor the weekend evening newscasts with Mary Stoker Smith starting next week, the station announced this afternoon. Huddleston spent six years at Fox 29, which did not renew his contract this summer. Huddleston, who lives in Delaware County with his... Read more

Philadelphia Weekly axes longtime editor Tim Whitaker

Wednesday, November 12, 2008, 5:47 PM
Adamma Ince has replaced Tim Whitaker as the editor of Philadelphia Weekly, the paper's parent company Review Publishing announced this evening. Whitaker, who led the newspaper since 1994 when it was still known as the Welcomat learned today that he was being replaced. He has not returned a message... Read more

Dorothy Krysiuk leaving Fox 29 on Halloween

Tuesday, October 21, 2008, 8:49 AM
No word on whether she'll be in costume but Halloween will be traffic anchor Dorothy Krysiuk's last day at Fox 29, a station spokeswoman confirmed yesterday. Sources say that Krysiuk, who has worked early-morning hours at Fox since 2001, wants to take a break from television and that the desire to not... Read more

Kerri-Lee Halkett gets hitched

Monday, October 20, 2008, 1:22 PM
Fox 29's Kerri-Lee Halkett has gotten hitched. The anchorbabe married lawyer boyfriend Kirt Mayland on a weekend trip to New Orleans earlier this month. Halkett wrote about the trip on her blog but failed to mention the nuptials. Mayland, 37, who formerly worked on Wall Street, has moved to Philadelphia... Read more

Lori Delgado resigns from NBC 10 in midst of DeMentri drama

Tuesday, October 7, 2008, 2:44 PM
Lori Delgado resigned from NBC 10 as of yesterday, sources say. The news station is expected this afternoon to announce Delgado's departure. As we reported today, Delgado was just named, along with NBC 10 and its president Dennis Bianchi in a Common Pleas Court libel lawsuit by former anchor Vince... Read more

DeMentri sues NBC 10, Delgado, for libel and slander

Tuesday, October 7, 2008, 8:37 AM
Former anchor Vince DeMentri has filed suit against NBC, NBC 10, anchor Lori Delgado, GM Dennis Bianchi and a male security guard identified only as "Don," in Common Pleas Court. The filing was a "praecipe to issue writ of summons," one of two ways to initiate a lawsuit. Typically... Read more

Distraught Delgado flees NBC 10 newsroom in tears

Thursday, September 25, 2008, 9:03 AM
NBC 10 anchor Lori Delgado ran from the newsroom in tears yesterday morning which we are told was possibly related to having read in our column that her former colleague Vince DeMentri finally would be discussing his departure from the station with an Inquirer columnist. That interview could shed light... Read more

Fox 29 names Dave Huddleston's replacement

Thursday, September 11, 2008, 2:34 PM
New Jersey native Thomas Drayton has been named co-anchor of Fox 29's News at Five and News at Ten. He'll start next week. Drayton will anchor alongside Kerri-Lee Halkett on the 5 p.m. and Dawn Stensland on the 10. He replaces the well-liked Dave Huddleston whom the station chose not to renew in May... Read more
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