The Tampa Tribune
NBC affiliate WFLA, Channel, will expand its “News Channel 8 Today” weekday morning newscast by a half-hour beginning Sept. 20, station officials announced today.
The newscast also will be adding a second anchor to the morning team that includes anchor Rod Carter, traffic reporter Alicia Roberts and meteorologist Leigh Spann.
The expanded morning block of news will begin at 4:30 a.m.
WFLA News Director Don North says there is a growing audience for early morning news.