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Kerri Furey at Home on WHRO/WHRV

Kerri Furey at Home on WHRO/WHRV

By Larry Bonko Do you miss Kerri Furey? Are your mornings less sunny since she left “WAVY News 10 Today” and “The Hampton Roads Show” three years ago? Well, then, rejoice in the news that she has returned to local television. Furey appears on WHRO’s pledge drives. It was 2013 when she first joined the

Norfolk Spotlighted on Nautical Channel

By Larry Bonko Hello, 2015. I begin a new year of covering television with a question. Is Norfolk really “a blue-collar town constantly fighting for respect among more elite coastal communities.”? Lucia Metzbauer of the Nautical Channel thinks so. Those are her words. While visiting Norfolk last May to produce and host an hour-long special


By Larry Bonko Do you watch the local TV news? Do you feel close to the reporters and anchors? Feel connected? Yes, you say? Well, then, you might like to know that Erica Greenway of WTKR and Jason Marks of WAVY were married earlier this year. They wed in Virginia Beach at the Cavalier Golf

New on Fall Television

By Larry Bonko CBS this fall gives us Tea Leoni as a University of Virginia history professor who forsakes Charlottesville’s bucolic life to become Secretary of State. The CW introduces Virginia-born Grant Gustin as a masked superhero. NBC brings Katherine Heigl back to primetime as a CIA analyst in the agency’s Virginia headquarters. The Virginia

Welcome Back, Beverly Kidd

By Larry Bonko Let’s welcome Beverly Kidd back to Hampton Roads television with a tune immortalized by Louis Armstrong. Hello, Beverly. Well, hello, Beverly. It’s so nice to have you back where you belong. You’re lookin’ swell, Beverly. I can tell, Beverly. You’re still reportin’. You’re still anchorin’. I feel WTKR swayin’ while your old