WRBL

WRBL

Columbus, Georgia
BrandingNews 3
SloganOn Your Side
ChannelsAnalog: 3 (VHF)
Digital: 15 (UHF)
AffiliationsCBS
OwnerMedia General
FoundedJune 27, 1954
Call letters meaning"Radio Bill Lewis" (Was also the station's mascot in early days)
Former channel number(s)4 (1954-1960)
Websitewww.wrbl.com/|


WRBL is the CBS affiliate in Columbus, Georgia. It was owned by Spartan Radiocasting Company at one point, until that company was sold to Media General (its current owners) in 2000. Its transmitter is located in Cusseta, Georgia.

Current Personalities

Anchors/ Reporters

  • Tammy Terry, News 3 This Morning/ at Noon/ anchor, producer
  • Jennifer Serda, News 3 First Edition Anchor
  • Steve Ring, News 3 First Edition Anchor
  • Teresa Whitaker, News 3 at Evening Edition and Nightwatch anchor
  • Phil Scoggins, News 3 at Evening Edition and Nightwatch anchor
  • Heather Jensen, News 3 Weekend at 6 & 11, anchor, reporter
  • Tim Reid, fill-in anchor, reporter
  • Jamie Lakin, Opelika-Auburn reporter
  • Susanna Avery, reporter
  • Susan- Elizabeth Littlefield, reporter
  • Kelly O'Connell, reporter
  • David Spunt, reporter

Meteorologists

  • Bob Jeswald, Chief Meteorologist
  • Harmony Mendoza, Morning Meteorologist
  • Elissia Wilson, Weekend Meteorologist

Sports Anchors/ Reporters

  • Jack Rodgers, sports anchor, reporter
  • Bruce Frazier, sports anchor, reporter

Past Anchors, Meteorologists, and Reporters

  • Trent Aric, meteorologist ( now meteorologist at WPLG-TV)
  • Megan Bradley, reporter
  • Mark Bullock, anchor/reporter (now anchor/reporter at WSFA-TV)
  • Jessica Clark, anchor/ reporter (now reporter at WTLV)
  • Candace Cook, reporter (now traffic anchor at WCAU-TV)
  • Rece Davis, sports director (now at ESPN)
  • Gordon Dill, anchor/ reporter ( now anchor/reporter at WYFF-TV)
  • Jeff Donald, chief meteorologist (now a high school teacher)
  • Semone Doughton, weekend anchor/ reporter (now anchor/reporter at WTVM)
  • John Elliot, weathercaster (now meteorologist at WCBS-TV)
  • Richard Elliot, anchor/ reporter (now reporter at WSB-TV)
  • Rozell Fabiani, host of "Rozell Show" (deceased)
  • Oscar Fann, meteorologist (now at WTVY-TV)
  • Jill Henricksen (now Noelle), weekend weathercaster/ reporter ( now weathercaster for WICD-TV)
  • Jay Hermacinski, producer/ reporter (now reporter for WBHQ-TV)
  • Janice Huff, Meteorologist/ science reporter (now a meteorologist at WNBC-TV and weekend Today)
  • Robert Hydrick, weekend sports anchor (now at WALB-TV in Albany, GA)
  • Mara Kelly, anchor/ reporter
  • Kimberley Kennedy, anchor (now at WSB-TV)
  • Katie LaGrone, reporter (now consumer reporter for WZVN-TV)
  • Frank Malloy, anchor and reporter (now at WMAZ-TV)
  • Jenna Maloney, reporter/anchor ( now reporter at WXIN-TV)
  • Dick McMichael, anchor (retired)
  • Reese McMichael, reporter ( now anchor at WBBJ-TV)
  • Brad Means, anchor (now anchor at WJBF-TV)
  • Jason Miles, reporter ( now reporter at WMC-TV)
  • Samantha Mohr, meteorologist (now chief meteorologist at KPIX-TV)
  • Anne Montgomery, sports reporter (1980s), later at ESPN, now a teacher at South Mountain High School
  • Heath Morton, meteorologist (now meteorologist at KLFY-TV)
  • Mitzi Oxford, chief meteorologist
  • Jennifer Pauli, anchor/ reporter ( married to Brian Sharpe )
  • Jon Paepcke, reporter ( now reporter at WVTM-TV)
  • Amanda Rosseter, anchor/reporter (now at WSB-TV)
  • Creshon Saunders, News 3 First Edition anchor, reporter
  • Brian Sharpe, anchor/ reporter ( now works for Columbus Chamber of Commerce )
  • Ken Smith, reporter (now a reporter at WRAL-TV)
  • Darren Stack, morning meteorologist (now meteorologist at WPDE-TV)
  • Blaine Stewart, anchor/ reporter (now reporter/weathercaster at WTKR-TV)
  • Chris Sweigart, reporter/ internet director
  • Mark Tarello, freelance meteorologist (now Chief meteorologist at KEYC-TV)
  • Desiree Taylor, reporter/anchor (now at a Tampa, FL, insurance company)
  • Sterling Thomas (Payne), reporter/assignment editor (now at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport)
  • Doug Wallace, meteorologist (retired)

News Set

WRBL's Current News Set.

External links

Columbus, Georgia
Motto: What Progress Has Preserved
Location in Muscogee County and the state of Georgia
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Country United States
State Georgia
County Muscogee
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Columbus, Georgia
Motto: What Progress Has Preserved
Location in Muscogee County and the state of Georgia
Coordinates:
Country United States
State Georgia
County Muscogee
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Cusseta, Georgia
Location in Chattahoochee County and the state of Georgia
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Country United States
State Georgia
County Chattahoochee
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Early years

As she has sometimes noted on her newscast, though born in New York City, at an early age she moved to her grandparents in Columbia, South Carolina, and graduated from Eau Claire
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