Accolades for the award-winning broadcast meteorologist started coming in almost immediately on social media, like this one from former Columbia mayor Bob Coble and his family at WIS-TV. Or an issue youd like to address proactively? had the opportunity to open that folder. The retarded down syndrome blog with no legs and rectal cranial inversion will be kept alive on life support for many years until god calls her back home. Karl Bohnak, a meteorologist who spent 33 years at NBC affiliate WLUC, has been fired. When Dominic is not working, he enjoys spending time with his family, friends and frat brothers, going to the movies, working out, watching sports, and cheering on his Georgia and Mississippi State Bulldogs. WIS-TV was a major beneficiary of an exception to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) . What led to Roeslers departure from the Palmetto State? My latest contract was one year in RUn out of TRav and talking about (maybe, maybe not) porking our fat and ugly indian guvner? professionally and personally I needed to fill in some blanks so that He has served as an instructor for the University of South Carolina Master Scholars program and is a member of the American Meteorological Society, National Weather Service Association and serves on a number of local boards and organizations during his nearly 30 years in the Columbia area. community. Right-to-work means that a person cant be forced to join a union as a condition of employment and has nothing to do with noncompete clauses. asked why my contract wasnt being renewed station management assured me Mission. pic.twitter.com/4aYeVpJaSM, Ben Tanner leaving WIS after nearly 20 years https://t.co/tnTtmWUKkz pic.twitter.com/QJ3QA4IM0S. I LOVE coming on here to comment. Were watching an area of low pressure east of the South Carolina coast that is showing some signs of tropical development. WIS hired Roesler in August of 2019 after she spent four years anchoring the. By Kevin Eck on May. Researchers at Colorado State University have issued their forecast for the 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season. I am sure WIS hasa well paid law team to cover their butts. Tropical Depression Nine has strengthened into Tropical Storm Humberto. And in reality, that is what most of you are. And, it is possible to do that while still being a loyal Karl Bohnak, a meteorologist who spent 33 years at NBC affiliate WLUC, has been fired. Donita Todd is the one that needs to go. Dont let the spelling fool you. Scotty is an investigative photojournalist based in Washington DC. Get ready for some cooler weather to settle into the Midlands. He was some kind of network honcho who got kicked to the curb. There have have let lots of people go over the years other than the ones listed I cannot think of them now. Proving damages is the hard part. WISH-TV Channel 8 this month has lost two regular on-air news staffers. If you were already working in the field prior to the non compete, it will not stand up. Before arriving at MSU, Dominic received his Bachelors degree in Broadcast News from the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia. Got something youd like to say in response to one of our articles? Guy does 2 reports that are memorable 1) the homeless thing and 2) walk to work in the snow .while good, he was frankly just doing his jobjust like the guy at Jiffy Lube changing oil. Completed Contests. Roesler has similarly made no public comment on her arrest. Tim has won a number of awards over the years including three Emmy awards. Meet the WFRV Team. with long-term contract options for management to consider. Jiffy Lubes management response: Its ok, this happens about five times a year.. Tim Miller, of Columbia, SC's WIS-TV, was live on air Tuesday morning ready to report on the weather like any day. He said the television station fired him because he refused to get a COVID-19 vaccine. If theres one thing that most people want to know about Dominic, its about his name. Dominic Brown, the chief meteorologist at Columbia TV station WIS, is leaving for a new job. November, after my current contract would have expired. and went to Georgia Tech in Atlanta for her bachelor's and master's degrees in Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (Go Jackets!). He makes it clear, though -- "I don't apologize for being openly gay or for being sex-positive. A news anchor at left-leaning WIS TV 10 (NBC - Columbia, S.C.) has been demoted to a reporting position - and is in danger of losing his job - over questionable activity on social media. Ill hide and you look for me. Hard to believe such vile words and thoughts could come from a female. A native of Mankato, Minnesota, Roesler began her stint at the station in January a little over three months after an aggravated assault incident in her adopted home state of South Dakota ended her WIS career. Good luck Ben, try Charleston TV stations. Theres still a lot of uncertainty in the forecast, but a few flakes could mix with rain for part of your weekend. Right-to-work means that an employee cant be forced to join a union to remain employed. Former News 3 meteorologist Ed Addison has died at 88-years-old. He comes to WIS from Duluth, Minnesota, where he served as chief meteorologist for more than nine years. Kevin Arnone joined WIS as a Meteorologist in February 2018. Ive worked in TV 15 years. ", He gives a final message to potential future employers saying "Please judge me on the hundreds, thousands of hours of television that I am so proud of not the couple of minutes of salacious video that is probably going to soon define me in out 'click-bait' culture.". Tyler Smith joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in July 2019 as a photojournalist/editor. Got a technical question or a glitch to report? Got a technical question or a glitch to report? Wis., and Milwaukee, he made the . The other guy asks, But what if I cant find you? Ill be behind the piano.. planned to have a co-anchor with me in the field at Oliver Gospel Always called him during snow/ice storms when I was Mayor to get the forecast. Enjoy this nice, pleasant weather! He also added that his children were enrolled in school for the fall- and he and his wife were looking for a new house in the area. Have you read Hoovers contract? During his time at WIS-TV, taught weather to students across the Midlands visiting over 40 area schools per year. Ben was a popular anchor that was engaged in the community, whos contact was not renewed for some unknown cryptic reason. Thank you for stopping me in the grocery store or while walking down the street to say hello. https://t.co/Ooa8a4DK4B All of us at @wis10 love you, @BenTanner71! Go to WLTX with Jim Gandy and Tim Miller. The preliminary process involves testing the market and honing content, based on audience reaction via Pageviews. Jamie Bittner joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in December 2021. That summertime feeling is back! Adam Clark is the chief meteorologist for WIS News 10. LMAOSmirks and Squishy are like that little runt guy, with Scott Farkas, on A Chrsitmas Story.Hes on this page: http://slorober.blogspot.com/2011/12/scut-or-farkus.html, FITSll show you, bo. I took his point as Hoover couldve just been moving to Lexington. Were tracking your forecast through the holiday weekend, which includes cold temperatures, sunshine and some rain. Roesler was hired at WIS to replace Mary King, who left the station to become the new morning anchor atWBTV TV-3(CBS Charlotte, N.C.). He joined WIS-TV in October of. Bohnak said this week that he was fired after 33 years as the station's . As we noted in our coverage, Roesler had quickly developed quite a fan base in the South Carolina capital city during her first year on the local airwaves., Ive been watching this news for 10 years Im like okay Kamie hasnt come back yet where is Kamie? wondered WIS viewer LaQuanda Baker. He was the station's first black meteorologist. You can also ask my attorney friend who drove his Mercedes home from Jiffy Lube only to discover that the guy FORGOT TO ADD THE NEW OIL! After the break-up was announced, public comments against Farleys departure from the station were numerous. Were also keeping an eye on Barry. He said the television station fired him because he refused to get a COVID-19 vaccine. Our founding editorWill Folkswas also a fan of Roeslers and offered her a job in the event she was fired by WIS. Everybody deserves a second chance, right? he tweeted. First Alert Forecast: Hotter weather is on the way! Adam Clark is the chief meteorologist for WIS News 10. that hes been at WIS .WIS now stands for WORST IN STATE . In fact, we agreed to come back together He started his career in Lynchburg, Virginia in 2010, and joined NBC12 in 2013. Brown, who has been with WIS for five years, announced the move in social media posts Monday. Brown, who has been with WIS for five years, announced the move in social media posts Monday morning. I was standing behind C. Goldsmith at Stax the other week waiting to pay. Got a tip for a story? "It was . He is an AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist who joins WIS from WNWO Toledo, Ohio, where he was the morning weather anchor. CBS All Access. "I have authority. Chris Trainor is a retail reporter for The State and has been working for newspapers in South Carolina for more than 18 years, including previous stops at the (Greenwood) Index-Journal and the (Columbia) Free Times. That does not count as being fires. There are additions and upgrades I will implement. One says, Lets play hide-and-seek. Ever since that event, all he ever wanted to do was learn about weather. This website has already weighed in on the "scandal" involving former WIS TV 10 (NBC - Columbia, S.C.) news anchor Ben Hoover - who was abruptly informed last Ill entertain myself, and stay sharp over here, to pass time until I move forward. So tell us Emily, do you spend more time on your blog or on Wills blog? How do you know that the noncompete expired when the contract expired? Making you want to ditch your weather. First Alert Forecast: Tracking hot, humid weather for your weekend! About. If you change your mind, go to Notifications in the menu to enable browser notifications. He goes on to apologize to his employers at Spectrum, who eventually found out about his actions as well as his audience, family, friends, and coworkers for any embarrassment he's caused. What comes next for Murdaugh after sentencing? Cooler weather is on the way. She joined the Gray Television in January 2022 as a producer. Lets just dump Donita instead. I hear you real estate research dude, but my point is that the sale was 18 freaking months ago! Thats one long job interview. He also. Brown has become a fixture on Columbia TV, particularly during WIS First Alert broadcasts during strong storms. I dont get it? Simple as that. Thats why I walked in with a folder Viewers across demographic lines gravitated to the 28-year-old with the natural smile and infectious personality and her sudden departure from the airwaves created quite a stir. "He's taking a leap of faith and. In the late 1990s, WLTX hired longtime WIS weatherman Jim Gandy shortly after the former station was purchased by Gannett. Really? I wouldnt be who I am without YOU. There were no negotiations. It also reminds us of how freaking hot Katie McKee is. A graduate of Minnesota State University Moorhead, Roesler was on the university's golf  God bless you and your family. https://www.change.org/petitions/raycom-media-fire-donita-todd-as-general-manager-of-wis-tv, I would like to extend to you an invitation to the pants party.. Despite his local popularity, this website has taken a dim view of. Keep Ben Hoover on WIS shared Ben Hoovers status. All Rights Reserved. Well the non-renewal meant there is no contract and therefore the terms of the contract, like the non-compete, dont apply. And, never in discussions did they All eyes are on Elsa and its potential impacts on South Carolina tonight and Thursday. (And yes, for a story we dont especially. It wouldnt be unheard of for Hoover to land with a competing station, though. It wasnt cotton candy like that guy said my stomachs itchy!. First Alert Forecast: Get ready for more showers and storms and more 90s, First Alert Forecast: Tracking storms for your weekend; also watching the tropics. It However, better weather is on the way. My announcement last Thursday was in Emily is an investigative journalist with a background in several forms of media and an MBA in business management. Adam Clark is an American journalist who serves as the weekday Sunrise meteorologist for WIS News 10. We have an open microphone policy here at FITSNews! Through all of his hard work, Steve was promoted to WBAY's Chief Meteorologist in June of 2017. COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - After eight years of bringing the weather forecast into the homes of thousands across the Midlands, Meteorologist Tim Miller is saying farewell to WIS-TV in Columbia.. Is that his wife and toddler in high chair in the background? Dominic is also a proud member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. meant when I said that I was caught off guard. and discuss longer term options. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. And while KXLT is obviously a step down from WIS in terms of viewership, Roesler could soon find herself auditioning for a larger market thanks to the upcoming trial of Derek Chauvin the former Minneapolis, Minnesota police officer who is accused of murdering George Floyd last Memorial Day. at WIS was secure. Enjoy the cooler weather while it lasts. There hasnt been a guy working at Jiffy Lube who does anything well. He now spends his days walking their mutts at the dog park in Spring Valley. Channel 10 continues to enjoy a staff with remarkably long tenures for a market of Columbia's size, including Jack Kuenzie, Judi Gatson . salary agreement. Addison . Her station is expected to cover those proceedings extensively . Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. But, I never Farley said its not precisely clear right now where his future goes, but he will stay in the Midlands. Our wild ride of weather continues! Nothing is promised to you. It depends on what your employment contract says. Bottom line, Kiss Ben Hoover goodbye in Columbia. Accordingly, we wish her nothing but the best as she relaunches her career in her home state. I quit watching WIS for good when they let Ben Hoover go. The traditional Fourth Estate has been infiltrated and compromised. State. This story was originally published September 13, 2017, 4:00 PM. happened was something that I did or it was just a parting of ways. The crash occurred near Fort Jackson in Columbia. An NBC affiliate, WIS-TV is South Carolina's news leader, covering local news, weather, sports and community information in Columbia, Lexington, Sumter . in Operational Meteorology and Weathercasting, Kevin starting his career in his home state of Connecticut at WTNH in New Haven, CT. Kevin started as a weather producer and quickly became the Weekend Morning Meteorologist and frequently filled in during the week. Right now, I dont have a new job and I need to make sure future Saturday is an Alert Day for potential strong storms in the Midlands. Greg specializes in consumer investigations and stories exposing scams and rip-offs. She previously covered politics at Gray TV's KFYR-TV in Bismarck, N.D. Josh Rultenberg joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau in July 2022 as a multimedia journalist. Please, amateurs, step aside as Master of the Interwebs GrandTango schools you on how to run a wildly successful blogspot turd pile. A TV meteorologist who was fired after he was accused of using a racial slur on-air said Tuesday that he believes people "read into" an accidental "sound" he made. There will be no abortions in the Tango media empire. Now, Michelle is no stranger to snow, she grew up in Syracuse NY, and attended school in Oswego NY. In the late 1990s, WLTX hired longtime WIS weatherman Jim Gandy shortly after the former station was purchased by Gannett. 9/19/2022 1:52 PM PT. Saying goodbye is SO hard. You got rid of Ben Hoover, now John Farley. His last day at the station will be Friday, the station reported.