Citing Personal Reasons, Anchor Exits Orlando’s WKMG

By Andrew Gauthier 

Orlando Sentinel

WKMG-Ch. 6 announced that anchor Mike Garofalo has left the station, citing personal reasons.

The station will conduct a search for a replacement, but said that reporter-anchor Erik von Ancken is one of the top candidates. Starting today, he will co-anchor with Lauren Rowe at 6 and 11 p.m. until a final decision is made.

“I have a lot of confidence in Erik and want to give him a chance to do the job,” WKMG General Manager Skip Valet said. More…