Fort Myers Station Launches 4-Hour News Block Starting at 3 P.M.

By Stephanie Tsoflias Siegel 

WBBH has launched a new hour of news at 3 p.m., leading off a four-hour weekday afternoon news block.

The new 3 p.m. hour will be anchored by Chad Oliver, Brenna Wick and meteorologist Rob Duns.

“This afternoon newscast will provide viewers an opportunity for breaking news alerts, deeper reports on the biggest stories of the day, as well as their first forecast of the evening from the First Alert Storm Team,” said Darrel Lieze-Adams, vice president of news at Waterman Broadcasting.

The station was the first Southwest Florida station to start broadcasting at 4:30 a.m. and is the only station to do a two-hour news block at Noon.