Anchor Rod Carter Leaving Birmingham for Tampa Bay

By Andrew Gauthier 

The Birmingham News

Rod Carter is leaving Birmingham’s NBC-13 (WVTM-TV) for the second time and returning to Tampa to be the morning anchor at the NBC affiliate where he worked before. Carter’s last day on the air here will be Friday, March 5.

“It’s just one of those career opportunity things that you can’t pass up,” he said Thursday.

Carter came to NBC 13 from Tampa’s News Channel 8 (WFLA-TV) about 2 years ago to anchor the “Today in Alabama” morning show. He also had worked at NBC 13 from 1996 to 2000. More…