Angela Taylor to Join WESH

By Kevin Eck 

Angela Taylor is joining Hearst-owned Orlando NBC affiliate WESH as an evening anchor.

Taylor comes to Orlando from Hearst’s KHBS in Fort Smith, Ark.

According to Orlando Sentinel media writer Hal Boedeker, Taylor will join Brett Connolly on the WESH 5:00 p.m. and WESH’s 10:00 p.m. news on WKCF.

“WESH 2 has a strong commitment to covering news in Central Florida, and we are thrilled to have Angela, a talented journalist, join Jim Payne, Meredith McDonough and Brett Connolly as part of the evening and late-news anchor team,” WESH 2 news director Kirsten Wolff said.

Taylor is a graduate of Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas, where she received a bachelor’s degree in communications with a minor in English. She also played on the women’s soccer team. She and her husband, Justin, have a daughter.

“My family is excited to make Central Florida our new home,” Taylor said in a statement. “We are looking forward to getting involved in the community.”