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Miami Station Selects New Assistant ND From Rival Network

In ABC, Florida, Hirings, Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, NBC on May 31, 2012 at 8:32 am

Chad Matthews (Courtesy: Twitter)

Chad Matthews has been picked as the new assistant news director for WTVJ, the NBC O&O in Miami, Fla.

TVNewsCheck reports Matthews previously served as the senior executive producer for ABC-owned WABC in New York for the last 12 years.

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Florida NBC O&O Launches New Lifestyle Show

In Florida, Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, NBC on May 30, 2012 at 9:31 am

Roxanne Vargas (Courtesy: WTVJ)

It’s called “6 In The Mix,” and Miami NBC affiliate WTVJ seems to be sparing no expense on the new show’s presentation.

TVNewsCheck reports the show, which is slotted to air weekdays at 11:30 a.m., will be hosted by WTVJ’s own Roxanne Vargas and aims to give viewers a fast-paced look at lifestyle and entertainment options throughout Miami and South Florida.

Want to see video of what viewers can expect? Hint: you probably do.

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Miami Reporter Fired Over Deceptive George Zimmerman 911 Call Edit

In Firings, Florida, Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, NBC on May 6, 2012 at 12:44 pm

Jeff Burnside (Courtesy: Facebook/NBC Miami)

NBC has fired veteran WTVJ reporter Jeff Burnside over an edit made in the George Zimmerman 911 call, the one placed right before Zimmerman shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

This is the second firing since the internal investigation into these deceptive edits began last month.

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