Here’s the Roundup for the Week Ending November 17

By Kevin Eck 

Happy Friday to all who celebrate.

In this week’s edition of stories we didn’t get to for one reason or another, we see a former Sinclair employee wants the FCC to pull the license from the company and the man who managed the public station where Bob Ross painted his way into our hearts tells his story.

Let’s start the show:


A former Sinclair employee has sent a letter to the FCC, asking them to pull the license from the company.  Click here to read more from Scott Jones.

Two employees at WRC in Washington, D.C. are safely back on the ground, after getting stuck in an elevator about halfway up the station’s broadcast tower. Click here for the story.

KESQ in Palm Springs, California wanted to officially introduce the newest member of its team, Tori King. Tori joins us as an anchor and reporter and the sttaion wanted to give her a warm welcome. Click here for more.

Kevin Adell, owner of Adell Broadcasting and WADL Detroit, served WMYD Detroit a cease and desist letter after WMYD agreed to succeed WADL as the market’s The CW affiliate. The letter was hand-delivered to WMYD, sister station of WXYZ and part of E.W. Scripps, on November 7.  Click here for more.

Earlier this year, viewers worried if KENS 5’s Sarah Forgany was the next TV personality to say goodbye, when an unexpected illness hospitalized the morning anchor in June. However, nearly two months later she was back on air and thankful for her ‘second chance’ at life. Click here for the story.

After five years in Tallahassee, Florida, WCTV’s Katie Kaplan bid viewers and readers farewell on Friday. Click here for more.

KPRC 2 investigative reporter Amy Davis has been working a long time on a series about high Houston water bills and is still looking for answers. The mayor didn’t like it when he was confronted about it on camera. Click here for the story.

The man who managed the television station in the Midwest where the internationally famous yet calm and easygoing painter Bob Ross did his shows for the Public Broadcasting Service spent part of Wednesday at Powers Recital Hall at N.C. Wesleyan University’s Dunn Center speaking and fielding questions about his friend and colleague. Click here to read about it.