Moves

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Former WTNH weather forecaster Erika Martin is joining WCAU in Philadelphia as a weekend meteorologist. She has also worked at WCBS and WPIX in New York and WSHM in Springfield, MA.

Last week we told you Alyana Gomez was leaving NBC CT for San Francisco. We now know she will be joining KTVU as weekend morning anchor once she gets there. KTVU is a Fox station.

Pauley Sunday Morning

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Occasional Connecticut resident Jane Pauley is taking over the role of host of CBS Sunday Morning.

The news was announced this weekend on the final broadcast hosted by Charles Osgood. Pauley is only the third host of the program. Before Osgood, Charles Kuralt served as the first host of the show.

In November, Pauley – who owns a house in Branford –  will be inducted into the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame.

Nalepa-Balise

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Over the weekend WFSB traffic reporter – and so much more – Nicole Nalepa got married to Andrew Balise. The two met when they worked together at WWLP in Springfield.

Back in three weeks!

Yes, There’s a U.S. Senate Race in Connecticut This Year

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WFSB-TV Channel 3 will host the first debate between U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D) and Republican challenger Dan Carter. The candidates will debate during a live broadcast of Face the State on Sunday, October 23rd at 11AM. Dennis House and Susan Raff, Face the State co-hosts, will serve as moderators.

Sunday Talk

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Face the State WFSB 11 am

Hosts: Dennis House & Susan Raff 

Malloy Administration Communications Policy:
Jon Lender – Hartford Courant
Colleen Murphy – FOI Commission

Connecticut Casino:
Tribal Leaders – Kevin Brown and Rodney Butler

CT U.S. Attorney Deidre Daly
OPIOD Epidemic and Terrorism

 

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The Real Story Fox CT Sunday 10:00am

Hosts: Jenn Bernstein & Al Terzi

Scott Bates – National Security Issues

Privatization of Group Homes:
Tom Fiorentino of ARC
Shelagh McClure – Developmental Disability Council

Kidney Donations:
Dr. Sanjay Kulkarni, MD
April Capone – Yale-New Haven Transplantation Center

 

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Focus on Connecticut News 12 Saturday: 7:30am, 11am, 2:30pm, 7:30 pm Sunday: 2:30am, 7:30am, 11am, 1:30pm, 5:30pm

Host: Tom Appleby

Secretary of the State Denise Merrill(D)

 

CTN: Capitol Report: Week in Review Sunday at 8pm replays of: The Real Story (8:30pm), Face the State (9:00pm), The Stan Simpson Show (9:30 pm)

Osgood and Hartford

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With Charles Osgood about to retire from CBS News, Dennis House has a historical look back at the deadline poet’s time in Hartford.

Osgood was briefly the general manager of what was then channel 18 – one of the first stations to experiment with pay TV.

Worth Noting

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Tina Martin. The former WFSB anchor/reporter picked up an award in personal finance reporting from the National Endowment for Financial Education. Martin now works for WGBH and contributes reporting to the PBS Newshour, NPR and the Huffington Post.

Lester Holt. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are not the only ones preparing this weekend for the first presidential debate on Monday night. The NBC News anchor will moderate the first meeting between Clinton and Trump. This week it was revealed Holt is a registered Republican in New York state. The news came after Trump claimed the debates are rigged and that Holt is a Democrat. Wrong! Issue number 3…

The Intern. The news investigative website Honolulu Civil Beat has a new intern. He’s 72 with no specific background in journalism, but lots of real life experience. If the experiment works out, the site is planning to start a Kupuna Fellows program. Kupuna means: revered elders. Issue numba four…

Speaking of revered elders. In Connecticut journalism there is only one Mark Davis and he is Chief Capitol Correspondent for News 8. But in Vermont, they also have a Mark Davis and he works for the website SevenDaysVT.

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