WPLG morning anchor Jason Martinez announced this morning on his Facebook wall that he anchored his last newscast today. The news as a since Martinez has become popular with viewers since joining Local 10. The reasons for his departure however are personal, Martinez is moving back to California because he wants to be closer to his two young sons.
Martinez joined WPLG in 2011 from KTLA in California. You may remember he blogged his week-long cross-country trip to South Florida with his wife and kids on Local10.com. About a year later though he divorced, and his ex-wife and two sons moved back to California.
No word yet on where he got a new gig, but we’ll hear soon enough about it.