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RIFFED! WLOS anchor Larry Blunt abruptly let go from Asheville TV news station

RIFFED! WLOS anchor Larry Blunt abruptly let go from Asheville TV news station

Blunt wrote in a Facebook post that he was assured he had done nothing to trigger the sudden elimination of his job.

by January 4, 2017 36 comments Asheville News, feature
WLOSer King ignites ire in Gatlinburg following press conference

WLOSer King ignites ire in Gatlinburg following press conference

More than 8,000 people have signed a Change.org online petition calling for the firing of WLOS reporter Kimberly King.

by December 3, 2016 18 comments Asheville News, feature
Jennifer Emert set to join WLOS as investigative reporter in Asheville

Jennifer Emert set to join WLOS as investigative reporter in Asheville

Emert is leaving the Atlanta station that former WLOSer Mike Mason just joined. Weird.

by June 22, 2015 1 comment Asheville News
Asheville Citizen-Times reporter Jon Ostendorff to join WLOS as investigative reporter

Asheville Citizen-Times reporter Jon Ostendorff to join WLOS as investigative reporter

Gannett environmental reporter Tonya Maxwell will replace Ostendorff as the Citizen-Times’ investigative reporter.

by May 4, 2015 4 comments Asheville News
Asheville TV reporter Sherrill Barber announces he’s hanging up fedora, retiring Sept. 30

Asheville TV reporter Sherrill Barber announces he’s hanging up fedora, retiring Sept. 30

Sherrill Barber has been reporting Asheville-area news for WLOS for 37 years.

by September 15, 2014 3 comments Asheville News
WLOS catches Powerball fever, buys 50 tix and promises to give away winnings

WLOS catches Powerball fever, buys 50 tix and promises to give away winnings

The Asheville TV station is asking people to register and promises to share winnings of $10,000 or more with 13 randomly selected people.

by May 17, 2013 3 comments Asheville features
Add one more to the WLOS news team: Kimberly King

Add one more to the WLOS news team: Kimberly King

King’s reporting has garnered several high-profile awards.

by May 14, 2013 7 comments Asheville News
WLOS adds Donovan, Mason to news team

WLOS adds Donovan, Mason to news team

Reporter Evan Donovan and investigative reporter Mike Mason are the newest to join WLOS-TV Channel 13.

by May 13, 2013 1 comment Asheville News
Weather woman Wunder set to return to WLOS morning show on Thursday

Weather woman Wunder set to return to WLOS morning show on Thursday

WLOS meteorologist Julie Wunder has been back to work behind the scenes since Monday.

by April 17, 2013 2 comments Asheville News
WLOSer Julie Wunder: I’m OK following surgery

WLOSer Julie Wunder: I’m OK following surgery

The television meteorologist reports that her sinus surgery was a success.

by March 27, 2013 3 comments Asheville News
WLOS weather woman Wunder will remain off air, prepares for sinus surgery

WLOS weather woman Wunder will remain off air, prepares for sinus surgery

Thousands of WLOS viewers wonder how Julie Wunder is, and when she’ll return to deliver their TV weather.

by March 25, 2013 3 comments Asheville features
WLOS-TV to hold town hall meeting on gun control issues

WLOS-TV to hold town hall meeting on gun control issues

The town hall meeting will be held at the WNC Ag Center on Jan. 24.

by January 15, 2013 5 comments Asheville News
WLOS anchor Bowen leaving Asheville for Seattle

WLOS anchor Bowen leaving Asheville for Seattle

WLOS just lost its best reporter. Russ Bowen announced his move on Facebook Thursday night.

by January 3, 2013 12 comments Asheville News
WLOSers hit the road with ‘Mobile Track vehicle’

WLOSers hit the road with ‘Mobile Track vehicle’

The WLOS vehicle is loaded with no less than six cameras.

by November 28, 2012 1 comment Asheville features
TV reporter Ashlea Surles joins WLOS

TV reporter Ashlea Surles joins WLOS

Ashlea Surles joins WLOS from

by November 8, 2012 1 comment Asheville News

WLOSer Katie Killen departing Asheville for Charlotte

Here’s the tidbit from The Charlotte Observer’s Mark Washburn: Many changes at WCNC (Channel 36). Sports director Greg Bailey is leaving after five years to return to his home state of Texas as sports director at the ABC station in Houston. Reporter Greg Argos has left for the CBS station in Phoenix. Anjanette Flowers moves from mornings to anchor of[Read More…]

by July 14, 2012 0 comments Asheville News
Darcel’s back: WLOS anchor returns for tonight’s 5 p.m. newscast

Darcel’s back: WLOS anchor returns for tonight’s 5 p.m. newscast

After missing weeks of appearances due to an undisclosed illness, the longtime WLOS news anchor is back.

by July 9, 2012 0 comments Asheville News
Darcel to WLOS viewers: I’m recovering from an illness

Darcel to WLOS viewers: I’m recovering from an illness

Fans of longtime WLOS television news anchor Darcel Grimes have noted Grime’s absence from local newscasts. On Thursday, Grimes posted an update on WLOS’s page on Facebook: “I appreciate the concern regarding my absence from the Newscasts. I am recovering from an illness. My doctors say I am improving. I look forward to being back on the air soon. Thanks[Read More…]

by June 21, 2012 7 comments Asheville News
Asheville Distilling Company and Troy & Sons moonshine on CBS This Morning

Asheville Distilling Company and Troy & Sons moonshine on CBS This Morning

From a segment that aired Thursday at 6:40 a.m.: Mom gives moonshine a classy makeover, the story behind Troy Ball and her small-batch, craft moonshine made in Asheville. Troy and Sons is the brand for white whiskey produced by Asheville Distilling Company–a small-batch distillery making legal moonshine from an heirloom variety of North Carolina corn that dates back to the[Read More…]

by June 9, 2012 0 comments Asheville food and drink

Off the air: WLOSer Charu Kumarhia

Here’s what Asheville Citizen-Times reporter John Boyle reports regarding no more Charu Kumharia on WLOS: It sounds like Charu is a full-time mom these days. The baby boy came Jan. 21, and Charu and hubby sound like they’re on cloud nine, although they could probably use a good nap like all new parents. As far as returning to the station,[Read More…]

by March 19, 2012 7 comments Asheville News

Charlotte TV station apologizes for reporting that the Rev. Billy Graham was dead

The Rev. Billy Graham was admitted to Mission Hospital last week, and he remains there as he gets checked out for possible pneumonia. Over the weekend, Charlotte TV station WBTV reported Graham was dead. From the Charlotte Observer: WBTV (Channel 3) apologized Saturday to the Rev. Billy Graham after the station erroneously reported the evangelist’s death. Around 6:30 a.m. Saturday,[Read More…]

by December 6, 2011 0 comments Asheville News

Mario Boone joins WLOS

WLOS has hired a new reporter. His name is Mario Boone and comes from the CBS affiliate in Knoxville. More: MARIO BOONE is a North Carolina native who is happy to be working in his home state. He joins News 13 from the CBS affiliate in Knoxville, TN where he served as the Cops and Courts Beat reporter. One of[Read More…]

by November 28, 2011 0 comments Asheville News
Answer man: WLOSer Khumaria is pregnant

Answer man: WLOSer Khumaria is pregnant

Asheville Citizen-Times’answer man, reports: “I am pregnant,” said Kumarhia, who’s been with WLOS almost 10 years. “This is our first child, and I did have a rough start with the pregnancy.” Kumarhia, who is due in late January, has asthma and had some trouble with a severe attack early in the pregnancy while covering a story. Her doctor recommended she[Read More…]

by November 28, 2011 0 comments Asheville News
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