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WOWK Employees

Post by formerwowker » Tue Oct 17, 2006 10:02 am

What ever happened to the old WOWKer's?

Bob Ganzer
Charlotte Cohen
Bill White
Dennis Fisher
Roger Lyons

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Post by That 70's Employee » Tue Oct 17, 2006 12:14 pm

Ganzer, Charlotte, and Roger are at WTRF in Wheeling.

Bill White is retired down south after the passing of his wife.

Dont know about Fisher

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Post by Mark Hallburn » Thu Oct 19, 2006 8:36 am

Fisher went to work for a TV station in Pennsylvania. As far as I know he is still the news director there.
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Post by formerwowker » Thu Oct 19, 2006 9:51 am

What station is Fisher at? Is it the same station as Keith Jones?

What about Shane Vass? Where is he?

I also heard somewhere that Bill White was remarried, does anyone know if that's true and if so who did he marry?

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Post by Radio Land » Thu Oct 19, 2006 11:57 am

Shane Vass is the General Sales Manager at WTAP.

Not sure if Bill White is remarried or not. I know he
divides his time between Charleston, SC and Myrtle
Beach where his two sons live. I believe his
daughter still lives in Charleston with her husband
who works for WCHS/WVAH.

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Post by formerwowker » Thu Oct 19, 2006 1:49 pm

OK, just found out, Bill White is remarried to a girl who used to work at WOWK and they live in Charleston SC. I knew her vaguely when I worked there.

Thanks for all the input just trying to catch up on the old employees. If anyone has the whereabouts on anyone else from WOWK, please post. I like tp keep in touch.

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Post by tvchick » Thu Oct 19, 2006 9:52 pm

Dennis Fisher did quite well for himself after getting out of WV Media. He's ND at WNEP, the dominate ABC station in Wilkes Barrie-Scranton. It's the gem of the NY Times stations. My hope for Dennis is a decent owner buys the group which is now on the block.

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Post by formerwowker » Thu Feb 22, 2007 4:35 pm

WOW! I just heard WOWK is up for sale! Anyone have news on that?

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Post by Mr. Smith » Thu Feb 22, 2007 4:52 pm

Not true.

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Post by Hoosier Daddy » Thu Feb 22, 2007 5:00 pm

formerwowker wrote:I just heard WOWK is up for sale!
From who? Or where?
Provide a source.

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Post by Dr Fever » Thu Feb 22, 2007 5:38 pm

Since we're talking about WOWK:
Stop coming back into CSI and Shark a couple seconds late on Thursday nights...it was getting very annoying last week.

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Post by lastone » Thu Feb 22, 2007 5:45 pm

Since you are talking about WOWK....engineer Charlie Gerwig is doing OK after a massive stroke. Our prayers are with Charles and the family. :(
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Post by rfhertz » Thu Feb 22, 2007 9:08 pm

I heard they have lost several engineers lately. Is anyone left?

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Post by klever » Thu Feb 22, 2007 9:27 pm

any or all of their properties are for sale, at the last investors meeting Bray was finally figured out, no confidence, and rightfully so...

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Post by sjohwvpa » Thu Feb 22, 2007 11:19 pm

Speaking of WOWK.. Look what I found on You Tube! Good old Tom McGee in July of 2000

here is the link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IiGVXTVmVNg

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Post by klever » Fri Feb 23, 2007 12:21 am

and?

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Re: WOWK Employees

Post by SPIKE NESMITH! » Fri Feb 23, 2007 9:13 am

formerwowker wrote:What ever happened to the old WOWKer's?
Wow... I need new glasses. I read that as
formerwowker wrote:What ever happened to the old WANKer's?
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Post by oldtvman2 » Fri Feb 23, 2007 1:59 pm

long time empl. Rob Ferguson also had a stroke. not sure of his condition. Andy Nagler is in ohio. Bill White married Rhonda Fiedler from thr traffic department. they deserve each other. Warren Kunkle is back working for SJL somewhere out west. most of their engineers are still Gene Stephenson fired after 45 years there. Charles Gerwig, John DAvis and Michael Haynes and i guess Greg Payton assistant chief engineer and Bill Galloway chief engineer. Charlie Cook and Paul Workman (also from wkee) both have passed on. oldwowker send me email i probable know you.
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Post by cgarison » Fri Feb 23, 2007 9:43 pm

sjohwvpa wrote:Speaking of WOWK.. Look what I found on You Tube! Good old Tom McGee in July of 2000

here is the link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IiGVXTVmVNg
I did not realize that the horrible reds and oranges were used by WOWK that far back. Whoa! What a shock.

It pains me to watch the news from Huntington/Charleston after the improvements that have been made in the local broadcasts in Philly in the past 2 years. WPVI/ABC 6 has finally got the set changes they need and most of the theming has been updated without a major outcry from the City of Brotherly Love. NBC10 (WCAU) now has a local daytime show that is more on par with the quality that is produced in NYC as opposed to Charlottesville, VA. KYW (CBS3) still has the scary lighting.

Now, if we can do something about having the mayorial candidates wife as an anchor on the 6pm newscast then all would be fine in this town. It amazes me that a major network allows something that could have such a conflict of interest to occur. Even Bray Cary had the balls to fire Erik Wells when Natalie Tenant made a run for Secretary of State.
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Post by OldSkool » Wed Mar 07, 2007 6:21 pm

Who was the red haired dude that used to do sports at WOWK in the early to mid-90's? I have him on video somewhere. It's a nice family shot of a live sports bit where (referring to Sandra Cole in the background), he says something like, "Get out of my f------ shot." It wasn't too long after that when he left. Makes me want to see it again now.
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