Benson Moves to Orlando While Stewart Stays at KVOA

By Andrew Gauthier 

Inside Tucson Business

There’s one frontline personnel change at KVOA 4 and one saved. Morning news co-anchor Josh Benson, who has been at the station since 2005, is leaving at the end of May for Orlando, Fla., where he is going to be the weekend news anchor at ABC-affiliate WFTV. The one saved is chief meteorologist Jimmy Stewart, who has signed a new contract, though with some changes.

“I’m finally going to be able to sleep in again,” Benson said about his upcoming move.


WFTV is owned by Cox Enterprises–parent of the company that owns Tucson’s cable system–and has been Orlando’s news ratings leader for most of the last 20 years. More…