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WFIB
WFIB NEW logo
Current logo since 2017

Location

Quaker City, Florida

Branding

Route 1 - Turn Here For Fun
WFIB Channel 1.1 Quaker City

Channel(s)

1.1 (UHF)

Subchannels

ABN - 1.1
ABN Kids - 1.2
UBC - 1.3
ABN Telemundial - 1.4
ABN Women - 1.5
ABN Maxx - 1.6
Big Sky Channel - 1.7

Affilliation

American Broadcast Network (ABN)

First air date

May 1, 1959

Former call letters

none

Former channel number

none

Former affilliation

Independent (1959-1964)

Parent

Frontier Radio Management, Inc.

Owner

ABN Domestic Television Corporation/SABH

WFIB is the ABN affiliate that serves the Quaker City, FL broadcast area, broadcasting on channel 1.

News/Station Presentation

Marlena Hanson - News Director

Current On-Air Staff

  • Sam Peters - anchor; weekday mornings "Route 1 News This Morning"
  • Michelle Deveraux - anchor; weekday mornings "Route 1 News This Morning"
  • Rose Huff - anchor; weeknights at 4, 4:30, 5, 5:30, 7, and 11
  • Aiden Berman - anchor; weeknights at 4, 4:30, 5, 5:30, 7, and 11
  • Corrine Jenkins - anchor; weekend evenings

Route 1 Weather Meteorologists

  • James Workman - meteorologist; weekday mornings "Route 1 News This Morning"
  • Alyssa Miller - chief meteorologist (AMS Seal of Approval); weeknights at 4, 4:30, 5, 5:30, 7, and 11
  • Dallas Lozano - meteorologist; weekend evenings

Sports Team

  • Christopher Messina - sports director; weeknights at 7 and 11
  • Rick Fields - sports reporter; weekend evenings

Current On-Air Reporters

  • Lacey Pickett - general assignment reporter
  • Sarah Gandy - general assignment reporter
  • Terry Prescott - general assignment reporter
  • Bo Lowenstern - general assignment reporter
  • Nannette Forester - general assignment reporter
  • Iola Williamson - general assignment reporter
  • David Lopez - general assignment reporter
  • Thelma Vandiver - general assignment reporter
  • Kimberly D. Duncan - general assignment reporter
  • Amanda Carlson - general assignment reporter
  • Jonathan Sheffield - general assignment reporter
  • Jennifer Burgess - general assignment reporter

Newscast Titles

  • Kellogg's News Hour (1961-1974)
  • NewsScene 1 (1974-1982)
  • NewsCenter 1 (1982-1989)
  • TV-1 NewsCenter (1989-1994)
  • Route 1 News (1994-present)

News Music Packages

  • no music (1961-1970)
  • Cool Hand Luke: The Tar Sequence (1970-1989) (Lalo Schifrin)
  • WFIB 1989 News Theme (1989-1992) (Unknown)
  • Palmer News Package (1992-1997) (Shelly Palmer Company)
  • WFIB 1997 News Theme (1997-2001) (Unknown)
  • Eyewitness News (2001-present) (Gari Media Group)
ABN Affilliates in the state of Florida
WABL - ch. 21 Lakeland

WDSS - ch. 6 Keystone Heights
WBES - ch. 24 Ponte Vedra Beach
WFIB - ch. 1 Port St. Joe
WHHH - ch. 6 Fort Myers/Naples
WSCR - ch. 11 Titusville
WMKA - ch. 7 Marco Island
WHSD - ch. 4 Kissimmee/St. Cloud
WIXE - ch. 13 Dixieville
WKYA-TV - ch. 7 Palm Springs
WHFL - ch. 24 Hollywood
WJIA - ch. 21 Port St. Lucie
WLBM - ch. 7 Quincy
WYHR - ch. 8 Crawfordville
WBTA - ch. 10 Bartow
WMAX - ch. 9 Miami
WMXC - ch. 8 Ocala/Gainsville
WVSU - ch. 18 Largo
WSJB - ch. 28 Sarasota
WPTJ - ch. 33 Plant City
WOMP - ch. 7 Niceville
WORM - ch. 32 Panama City
WIIR - ch. 51 Blountstown
WTQI-TV - ch. 5 Perry
WXQT - ch. 32 Spring Hill
WWAO - ch. 17 Tampa/St. Petersburg
WXEB - ch. 3 Mexico Beach

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