Seidel Departs Tampa’s WTVT After 19 Years

By Andrew Gauthier 

St. Petersburg Times

Viewers may not have noticed, but consumer lawyer Eric Seidel has quietly left Tampa Fox affiliate WTVT-Ch. 13 after 19 years, departing the station to start his own legal and media firm.

Seidel, 47, says the departure was amicable and a “mutual decision,” based on his desire to try something new as a window was opening in his contract with WTVT.

Though the announcement was made on Friday, Seidel had been out of the office for several weeks while negotiating his departure. More…