Bryan Norcross Podcast - A year after Hurricane Dorian
Bryan Norcross and Luke Dorris talk about current developments in the tropics, whether Hurricane Laura was as bad as expected, and the anniversary of Hurricane Dorian. Local 10 anchors Calvin Hughes and Nicole Perez join to discuss Dorian, what it was like on the ground in Abaco and what it was like anchoring from South Florida. Plus much more about hurricane coverage on TV. SUBSCRIBE to The Bryan Norcross Podcast - iTunes | AndroidYou can also watch a video version of this week’s podcast below:
Betty Davis talks about her COVID-19 hospitalization and the scary uncertainty of the virus
PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. Local 10 chief certified meteorologist Betty Davis says there have been times during her battle with COVID-19 that she wasnt sure she would survive it. For me, you wake up and youre thinking, This is it, Im turning the corner, Davis said. Davis spoke about the uncertainty that comes with the novel coronavirus, and how it can affect people so differently. Initially, I thought I could fight this off at home, and then before you know it youre in the hospital. My energy level has been good, so Im hoping that is becoming more and more like normal.
Local 10 News’ Nicole Perez on coronavirus diagnosis: ‘We have made some big progress'
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Nicole Perez, Local 10 News’ evening anchor, said Monday that she and her husband, Roy Ramos, are feeling much better. Ramos, a Local 10 News reporter, said there were only a lingering cough and fatigue leftover from his COVID-19 induced pneumonia. Perez said she no longer feels nausea, but she still hasn’t recovered her sense of taste or smell. Ramos and Perez are still far from being able to return to work. Nicole, Ramos, Betty Davis, Local 10 News chief meteorologist, and Louis Aguirre, a Local 10 News anchor, are among the nine Local 10 News employees who were recently diagnosed with COVID-19.
Local 10 News coronavirus outbreak: Chief meteorologist remains hospitalized
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. Betty Davis, the WPLG-Local 10 News chief meteorologist, remained hospitalized on Tuesday while she undergoes treatment for COVID-19. Davis is among the ten Local 10 News employees who tested positive for the coronavirus. Louis Aguirre, a Local 10 News anchor, did not suffer any symptoms, and he has tested negative three times. Nicole Perez, Local 10 News evening anchor, and her husband, Roy Ramos, a Local 10 News reporter, both suffered symptoms but both have been recovering. I actually felt well enough to get on my (stationary) bike, Perez said, adding it was nice to work a little bit and push myself a little bit.
Local 10 meteorologist Betty Davis reveals shes battling coronavirus
PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. Local 10 chief certified meteorologist Betty Davis is among those on our staff fighting COVID-19. Betty is one of nine Local 10 employees who tested positive last week. As we told you last week, Louis was feeling no symptoms at all and was convinced his positive test was wrong. Last Wednesday, Local 10 tested 97 employees and family members after the initial nine employees were positive for the virus. Two family members tested positive, and they have gone into quarantine.
Coronavirus outbreak at Local 10 News: COVID-19 patients experience different symptoms
PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. – Roy Ramos and Nicole Perez are fighting COVID-19, but they have both been experiencing very different symptoms. Ramos and Perez, who are married, and Louis Aguirre, a Local 10 News anchor, are among the nine Local 10 News employees who were diagnosed with COVID-19 this week. They sort of get progressively worse throughout the day and I deal with nausea.”Since the coronavirus pandemic started to impact South Florida, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s list of COVID-19 symptoms has been changing regularly. Most recently, the CDC added nausea, diarrhea, congestion, and a runny nose to the official list of 11 possible symptoms. Some believe there is a low risk of stroke among COVID-19 patients that requires more research.
Corovirus attack continues: From 2-mile daily runs to not being able to take a deep breath
PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. Under the attack of the coronavirus, Roy Ramos has traded his daily two-mile runs for walks in the short hallway of his apartment. Ramos, a Local 10 News reporter, was diagnosed with COVID-19 on Monday afternoon and decided to share his experience with his community on Tuesday. Ramos and Perez will continue to document their experience with the dangerous disease. @NicolePerezWPLG started experiencing nausea and a headache, but she woke up feeling better. pic.twitter.com/fFLHxm0x2S Roy Ramos (@RRamosWPLG) July 9, 2020
An update on Local 10 staff battling COVID-19
PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. – We want to let you know that the COVID-19 pandemic continues to hit our Local 10 staff. We are taking every precaution we can, but this virus is still hitting our staff hard. We had another 97 employees and their family members tested today, on top of about 50 people tested the past two days. As you can imagine we are awaiting test results and there’s a lot of anxiety in our Local 10 family. He’s experiencing very painful coughing and shaking and he’s likely to be hospitalized today because his symptoms are getting worse.
Local 10 Roy Ramos and Nicole Perez describe their coronavirus symptoms
PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. Local 10 News reporter Roy Ramos and anchor Nicole Perez joined Calvin Huges for an interview on tonights 6 p.m. newscast to share details about their battle with COVID-19. Ill cover myself and then Ill start to sweat. Then I take the covers off and Ill start to get the chills and body aches. As of Wednesday, nine members of the Local 10 News staff are confirmed to have been infected with the coronavirus. The staff members who have tested positive thank you for your prayers and kind words on social media.
Local 10 anchor, reporter among employees who test positive for coronavirus
PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. The coronavirus pandemic has hit very close to home as five members of the Local 10 News family have tested positive for COVID-19 in just 24 hours time. Among those who have tested positive for the virus are Local 10 evening anchor Nicole Perez and her husband, reporter Roy Ramos. She said they received their positive results via a phone call around two hours later. Those who have interacted with someone who has tested positive for the virus are not permitted to be in the building for 14 days. Hughes was on vacation last week so he has not had contact with his co-anchor for more than 10 days.
Nicole Perez named weekday evening co-anchor of Local 10 News
PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. – It turns out the “perfect fit” to replace longtime Local 10 News anchor Laurie Jennings was here all along. Nicole Perez on Monday was named weekday evening co-anchor of Local 10 News alongside Calvin Hughes. “After a comprehensive nationwide search, we found Nicole to be the perfect fit,” WPLG President and CEO Bert Medina said. “Nicole was born and raised in South Florida. She has a passion for our community and we are excited about this next chapter for Local 10 News.”Perez is South Florida through and through.
Local 10 team finishes second in Heat Media Challenge
MIAMI - Showing the same grit and determination the station uses every day to bring South Florida the news, the Local 10 basketball team floored the competition Saturday at the Miami Heat Media Challenge. Led by anchor and wily ballhandler Nicole Perez, the Local 10 team whipped through a field filled with clubs from WSVN, CBS 4, Univision, Fox Sports and many other local media organizations. Local 10's Nicole Perez proudly shows off a signed Dion Waiters jersey won by the Local 10 team in the Heat Media ChallengeHaving made it through to the tournament finals, the Local 10 crew eventually fell to the four-time defending champion team from HeatBeat, which, we have to say, may have had an unfair home court advantage. For their efforts, the Local 10 players received a signed Dion Waiters jersey, which we hope they will rotate among themselves instead of attempting to wear it all at once. Copyright 2019 by WPLG Local10.com - All rights reserved.