The Bieber was at the Heat vs Pacer game the other day and apparently none too happy to have his picture taken at a public place. So naturally the star sicced his bodyguard on the shutterbug, one of WPLG’s photojournalists, who dared take his photo.
WPLG reported the photog, who asked to remain anonymous, was approached by Bieber’s bodyguard and asked to delete the photo and of course he refused. AA Arena security got involved and the Biebs changed his tune and allegedly said “He can have the picture”.
Micah Johnson, agent for former WPLG meteorologist Michael Smith, tells SFLTV the former member of the Local 10 weather team has landed a gig at the Weather Channel.
In early January we reporter that after 4 years as a weekend meteorologist Michael Smith would leave WPLG as on-air changes were taking place at the station. At the Weather Channel he will continue to be an on-air meteorologist.
WPLG launched the Max Tracker hurricane tracker app just in time for hurricane season. Yes the name is odd, but the station is probably banking on Max Mayfield’s recognition to get people to download and use it since its news app, at least on Google Play shows as having just 10,000 to 50,000 downloads. WPLG’s iPhone and Android new app went live in June of 2011
WPLG reporter Ross Palombo and a photographer Shane Walker had a bit of a scare last night while getting ready to go live on Local 10 News at 11. They had set up their live shot right in front of the gated house, on a public street, of a homeowner who had allegedly failed to pay his taxes on time and who became very agitated when he saw the TV crew in front of his house.
It was all caught on camera as the man walked out and threatened Palombo and Walker
Radio station 790AM The Ticket Miami asked listeners send a ca-caw video in celebration of Heat player Chris Anderson, also known as Birdman. The WPLG Morning team joined in and submitted their own video featuring Jason Martinez, Jen Herrera, Julie Durda, Constance Jones and MJ Acosta.