Correspondents on the Move as Hurricane Matthew Eyes Florida, Carolinas

By Chris Ariens 

As Hurricane Matthew makes its way north, the TV networks have dispatched crews along the southern Atlantic coast. As of the 11 a.m. ET update, Cat 3 Matthew is 105 miles south of Long Island, Bahamas with winds topping 120 miles per hour.

The Weather Channel has 12 correspondents in the field: Dave Malkoff is in Nassau, Bahamas; Reynolds Wolf and Ron Blome are live from Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; Jen Carfagno and Alex Wilson are live from Daytona Beach, Fla.; Paul Goodloe is in Jacksonville; Chris Warren is in Charleston, S.C. and starting tomorrow morning Jim Cantore is heading to Cocoa Beach, FL and Janel Klein and Stephanie Abrams will be in Jacksonville. Also Mike Bettes is in South Carolina and Sam Champion will be in Palm Beach.

NBC has Gabe Gutierrez in Haiti and Kerry Sanders in Cuba, though they will be on the move soon. Tammy Leitner is in Nassau, Blake McCoy and Morgan Radford are in Miami, Ron Mott is in Daytona Beach, and Miguel Almaguer and Mariana Atencio are in Charleston.

ABC has Linsey Davis in Haiti and Alex Perez is in Nassau. Gio Benitez has returned to his hometown of Miami, Ginger Zee is on her way to Florida and Rob Marciano will report from South Carolina.

CBS has Omar Villafranca in the Bahamas; Manuel Bojorquez in Ft. Lauderdale and Errol Barnett in South Carolina. Jericka Duncan is on her way to Florida as well.

Fox News has Phil Keating and Jonathan Serrie in Deerfield Beach, FL and Folly Beach, SC, respectively. Beginning tomorrow morning, Steve Harrigan and Bryan Llenas will provide live reports from locations in Florida, which will determined by the storm’s movements. Janice Dean and Rick Reichmuth continue to monitor from the Fox weather center.

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