After 16 Years, Tampa’s WFTS Has New Male Anchor

By Andrew Gauthier 

St. Petersburg Times

For the first time in almost 16 years, WFTS-Ch. 28 will have a new male anchor leading its 11 p.m. newscast.

Jamison Uhler, 34, an anchor at the NBC affiliate in Philadelphia, is coming to Tampa’s WFTS-Ch. 28 to take over the ABC station’s weeknight 5 p.m. and 11 p.m. newscasts, according to reports in Philadelphia media.

Top male anchor Brendan McLaughlin, who has anchored the evening newscasts at WFTS since its news department was established in 1994, is expected to remain on the station’s 5:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. newscasts More…