Florida’s TV Stations Go Wall-to-Wall Covering Irma

By Stephanie Tsoflias Siegel 

With Irma approaching Florida and expected to affect the entire peninsula, its all hands on deck at the state’s TV news outlets.

Bill Pohovey, news director at BH Media-owned ABC affiliate WPLG says the station has been in extended coverage since Sunday, and began live, around-the-clock coverage Thursday at 4 a.m.

Max Mayfield, former Director of the National Hurricane Center, will join the team for the duration of coverage. Pohovey says it’s unclear how long it will last.

Here’s a list of Florida stations streaming coverage:

Miami/Ft. Lauderdale:

WPLG (ABC 10)

WFOR (CBS 4)

WTVJ (NBC 6)

WSVN (FOX 7)

Tampa/St. Pete:

WFTS (ABC 28)

WTSP (CBS 10)

WFLA (NBC 8)

WTVT (FOX 13)

Orlando/Daytona:

WFTV (ABC 9)

WKMG (CBS 6)

WESH (NBC 2)

WOFL (FOX 35)

Ft. Myers/Naples:

WZVN (ABC 7)

WINK (CBS 11)

WBBH (NBC 2)

WFTX (FOX 4)

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