WFMY announced today a MAJOR shakeup in their News Programming effective “late April.”
OUT in The Mornings: Rosemary Plybon and Ed Matthews (relegated to the weekends)
IN in The Mornings: Meghan Packer, Patrick Phillippi, Eric Chilton, Tracey McCain, Jackie Fernandez
Eric switches from Prime Weather Anchor to Morning News Host (probably weather as well)
Meghan Packer was already doing at 4:30 AM News (to complete with Fox 8 and WXII News Teams)
Patrick Phillipi (will possibly be handling the obligatory live shots)
Tracy McCain was the Weekend Morning Anchor, now graces the weekdays.
Jackie Fernandez is new to the area, all the way fron Neeeew York City.
Grant Gilmore becomes the Primary Weather Anchor (Week nights)
Leigh Brock locks in the Weekend Weather Anchor Job.
No word on Sports.