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Claire Cameron to WILX

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sdaddy
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Claire Cameron to WILX

Post by sdaddy » Mon Nov 06, 2017 12:21 am

Claire has left 107 N. Franklin and is now back at WILX.

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Re: Claire Cameron to WILX

Post by Realist » Mon Nov 06, 2017 7:33 am

It says a lot about TV5 when someone leaves and goes to a market size that’s rated lower than Flint-Saginaw.

BTW - I saw her Saturday morning on TV10 there = thought initially she was filling in or working there as a second job
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Re: Claire Cameron to WILX

Post by TheForce » Mon Nov 06, 2017 8:56 am

What was the reason for her departure at the big nickel?

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Re: Claire Cameron to WILX

Post by whitebalance » Mon Nov 06, 2017 6:00 pm

She moved for family reasons, not market size.

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Re: Claire Cameron to WILX

Post by JRBlitz » Mon Nov 06, 2017 10:31 pm

She was no Daphne, so Ian could care less. At least there will be stability for her. A trainee will be hired to replace her at half the cost. At one time, there were 5!! in weather hired. The times have changed, and WNEM has gone to a cheaper weather service.

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Re: Claire Cameron to WILX

Post by JRBlitz » Tue Nov 07, 2017 3:35 am

Claire's leaving has nothing to do with WNEM's new slant on conservative reporting paralleling that of WEYI/WSMH. There aren't too many pleased with them trying to become a local Fox News variant, but it is the audience they are aiming for. whitebalance is correct. Her hours were all across the board.

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Re: Claire Cameron to WILX

Post by autolab » Tue Nov 07, 2017 7:40 am

Difference is 5's conservative bent is a local choice. 25-66's is not and doesn't extend into their local reporting.

As far as 5's Weather Team, let's hope they bring on more Michael Behrens and Dan Girouxs... :red

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Re: Claire Cameron to WILX

Post by Realist » Tue Nov 07, 2017 4:55 pm

autolab wrote:
Tue Nov 07, 2017 7:40 am
As far as 5's Weather Team, let's hope they bring on more Michael Behrens and Dan Girouxs... :red
I saw Dan when staying up in Marquette and Escanaba a couple years back. I thought for sure he would never leave that market because he was so bad, along with his voice. I apparently was wrong but it doesn’t surprise me that channel 5 was the one that hired him
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Re: Claire Cameron to WILX

Post by R Bedell » Fri Nov 10, 2017 8:34 am

WNEM's new slant on conservative reporting
Geez, I don't see that at all. I see just the opposite. Seems their heads are so far up the DNC's ass, it would take the Jaws of Life to it it out. That coupled and with their constant thirst for bashing Pres Trump on a daily basis.
Her hours were all across the board.
I think her last assignment was the morning news (noon to 6:00pm). But seem she seemed to be all over the place. I can't blame her for moving on.
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Re: Claire Cameron to WILX

Post by lovinlife101 » Fri Nov 10, 2017 2:43 pm

Conservative slant? I don’t know how you can say that about 25. Sure, it’s conservative columnist president personally invited candidate Trump to speak in Flint and the station failed to disclose that, but what else do you have on it?

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Re: Claire Cameron to WILX

Post by wsummers » Tue Nov 14, 2017 1:04 pm

Interestingly, she is going by Claire Phillips when on 47 and Claire Cameron on 10. Why in the same market and studio?

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Re: Claire Cameron to WILX

Post by R Bedell » Tue Nov 14, 2017 7:56 pm

I see it didn't take long for TMZ5 to hire a replacment. Babbling Bryan introduced Kyle Miller (a Michigan native) to fill in Claire's spot today.

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Re: Claire Cameron to WILX

Post by autolab » Wed Nov 15, 2017 7:36 am

Kylee is another cast off from 25. Once again, great hiring by Ian. Can't make it at the #3 station in the market, come on over to WNEM... we'll leave the lights on for ya.

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Re: Claire Cameron to WILX

Post by smallwonder » Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:51 pm

5 is going to a conservative slant to please the Koch brothers. The Time Magazine purchase will be just the start.
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Re: Claire Cameron to WILX

Post by MichiganPhil » Tue Nov 21, 2017 7:47 am

wsummers wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2017 1:04 pm
Interestingly, she is going by Claire Phillips when on 47 and Claire Cameron on 10. Why in the same market and studio?
That's not true. I watched the Fox 47 10:00 news Saturday night (delayed by football), and her name was Claire Cameron on the screen.

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Re: Claire Cameron to WILX

Post by Realist » Tue Nov 21, 2017 12:30 pm

autolab wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2017 7:36 am
Kylee is another cast off from 25. Once again, great hiring by Ian. Can't make it at the #3 station in the market, come on over to WNEM... we'll leave the lights on for ya.
Not true on her being a cast off - she left 25/66 to take a job at WeatherNation in Denver. She got homesick and came back to Michigan. Worked part time in Detroit before getting this full time gig at 5. Not so sure this is a step up for her...
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Re: Claire Cameron to WILX

Post by wsummers » Tue Nov 21, 2017 6:43 pm

MichiganPhil wrote:
Tue Nov 21, 2017 7:47 am
wsummers wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2017 1:04 pm
Interestingly, she is going by Claire Phillips when on 47 and Claire Cameron on 10. Why in the same market and studio?
That's not true. I watched the Fox 47 10:00 news Saturday night (delayed by football), and her name was Claire Cameron on the screen.
I was going by their website... http://www.fox47news.com/about-us/staff

I assume Phillips is her married name and someone put it on the website by mistake.

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Re: Claire Cameron to WILX

Post by MichiganPhil » Mon Nov 27, 2017 1:18 am

wsummers wrote:
Tue Nov 21, 2017 6:43 pm
MichiganPhil wrote:
Tue Nov 21, 2017 7:47 am
wsummers wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2017 1:04 pm
Interestingly, she is going by Claire Phillips when on 47 and Claire Cameron on 10. Why in the same market and studio?
That's not true. I watched the Fox 47 10:00 news Saturday night (delayed by football), and her name was Claire Cameron on the screen.
I was going by their website... http://www.fox47news.com/about-us/staff

I assume Phillips is her married name and someone put it on the website by mistake.
Probably so...

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