Veteran Sports Anchor Keck Will Not Have Contract Renewed

By Andrew Gauthier 

Veteran Tampa Bay sports anchor Al Keck will not have his contract renewed by WFTS-Ch. 28 when it expires later this summer.

The St. Petersburg Times has the full report…
Keck said he is mulling over possibilities both locally and outside the area both in broadcasting and outside of broadcasting. He added he has one intriguing possibility, but wasn’t prepared to talk about it because it’s in the early stages.

Rich Pegram, Ch. 28’s general manager, said, “As we all are in this industry during these times, we are re-examining the best way to cover all the stories that we need to cover. Sports is still an integral part of what we do and we know people care about sports. But we are re-examining our future and we felt it was best to let Al know as early as possible about this. He is the consummate professional and we wish him nothing but the best.” More…