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Meteorologist Mike LaPoint Out at WPXI

Mike LaPoint, who joined WPXI in 2007 as chief meteorologist, is out at the Pittsburgh NBC affiliate. The Pittburgh Post-Gazette reports that LaPoint’s contract was not renewed. “We met with Mike [in] late summer and told him we wouldn’t likely be renewing his contract at the end of the year,” WPXI GM Ray Carter told the Post-Gazette in an email. “He began a quiet search at that point and as I understand it, is in the running for a couple of different weather jobs.
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WPXI Shuffles Weekend, Morning Meteorologists

Media / Television Industry : TVSpy (2 years ago)

Pittsburgh NBC-affiliate WPXI has swapped the schedules of two meteorologists, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports. Mike LaPoint (pictured), formerly the meteorologist for the weekday morning newscast, has been reassigned to weekend... Read Post

WPTZ Has Double Departure as Meteorologist and Anchor Leave

Media / Television Industry : TVSpy (yesterday)

WPTZ, the NBC affiliate in Plattsburgh, New York, has said farewell to morning meteorologist Hayley LaPointe and reporter/anchor Bridget Shanahan. The station posted a sendoff photo on its Facebook page, noting that LaPointe is stay... Read Post

Meteorologists Mike LaPoint, Cheryl Lemke Join WOWT

Media / Television Industry : TVSpy (2 years ago)

Meteorologists Mike LaPoint and Cheryl Lemke have joined WOWT, the NBC affiliate in Omaha. LaPoint comes to WOWT from WPXI in Pittsburgh, where worked for five years. He will be WOWT’s chief meteorologist, replacing Jim Flowers, who... Read Post

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