WTVT 2005 Renunion
Photographs by Mike Clark, Sara Clark, and
Mak Makinen, and Tim Shannon
Welcome BIG 13 billboard at Tampa International Airport
Jim Benedict greets former WTVT production manager Ken Smith and
anchor/reporter Ron Meyer in the Fox 13 lobby.
John Paul Jones, Mr.& Mrs. Charles Allen, and Nancy Schubert
Joe Loughlin and Ken Smith
Awe-struck alumni take in the new digital control rooms at Fox 13.
Ann Williams meets an old friend from her days in master control...
an RCA TP-66 16mm film chain!
The Fox 13 news studio and cameras
Former news anchor Terry Casey and former sports reporter
and anchor Pete Johnson check out the high-tech Fox 13 anchor desk.
Registration receptionists Jane Hilton and Shirley Gunn-Anderson get ready to process 230 attendees.
Weather department reunion. (L to R)
Mike McCall, Bob Breck, Roy Leep, Eric Meindl
Wayne Fariss, our first anchor from 1955, with John Wilson,
Fox 13 anchor, 2005. Lookin' good, guys!
Joe Collum, Jule McGee, and Bob Linger
Reunion chairman Mike Clark with Andy Hardy's son Kevin
One of several displays of WTVT memorabilia...Ernie Lee's Guitar
Robin Fellows sings "Happy Birthday, Big 13"
230 alums celebrate 50 years of WTVT
Our wonderful master of ceremonies, Ray Blush
Wayne Fariss with tales of 1955
Joe Loughlin address the reunion attendees
Charlie Allen with tales of 1965
Bob Gilbert speaks about Pulse Extra
Bill Stokes holds the 1955 WTVT weather department
in his hand...a thermometer!
Roy Leep recalls how he started at WTVT
Pete Johnson, Ann Carlon, Sherry Taylor, and John Brill
host Salty Sol's "Where Am I?"
Scott Shuster in tribute to Joe Wiezycki
Jack Harris with tales of PULSE PLUS!
Alan Wendt in a tribute to Ernie Lee
Scott Shuster and Robin Fellows in a musical tribute to Ernie Lee
Pete Johnson presents an 'Ernie' to the Hardy Family
Pictured: Kevin, Marissa, and Jeff
Ron Meyer and Lesley Schissell (Friedsam)
on the topic of videotape preservation
Frank Robertson and Kathy Fountain
Jerry Krumbholz and 'Shock Armstrong, Jr.'
Engineering memories with Emmett West
Ken Smith on the production department
John Hayes in tribute to WTVT's general managers
WTVT's general manager Bob Linger
A full house! 230 alumni enjoy the evening's festivities
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