Articles Tagged With ‘KSBY’




Tony Cipolla joins KCOY

Former KSBY news anchor Tony Cipolla is heading to Santa Maria for a new TV gig with arch rival KCOY Channel 12. [Tribune] Next week, Cipolla will join Sara Cole as co-anchor of the morning show. Last October, KCOY began... (Continue reading)

Did sheriff’s department make a boo-boo about Pedobear?

This one is a little hard to explain, so bear with us. It appears that the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s department has made a boo-boo about an Internet bear that is starting to prompt national ridicule our way. [Huffington... (Continue reading)

KSBY to broadcast Callahan service

KSBY-TV is providing live coverage of Fire Chief John Callahan’s memorial service Friday morning. More than 2000 people are expected to attend the public service Friday morning at the Performing Arts Center on the Cal Poly campus. KSBY coverage is... (Continue reading)

Tony Cipolla signs off early from KSBY

Tony Cipolla has apparently left the building. Karen Daniels Cipolla announced–on Facebook–that her husband, the veteran KSBY news anchor, has decided to leave his job sooner than originally announced. Cipolla’s wife wrote a message to her Facebook Friends on Friday,... (Continue reading)

KSBY management defends Cipolla decision

Many Central Coast viewers have been writing to KSBY to express their frustration over the impending departure of news anchor Tony Cipolla after 20 years on the local airwaves, prompting a detailed response from KSBY general manager Evan Pappas. Pappas... (Continue reading)

Tony Cipolla quits KSBY

After 20 years at KSBY, news anchor Tony Cipolla is calling it quits. [Tribune] Cipolla, 46, told the Tribune that he and KSBY’s management could not agree on a salary contract. “Management offered me a salary with a 40 percent... (Continue reading)

Have you heard about the Murdochs?

Elisabeth Murdoch, daughter of media gazillionaire, Rupert, is back in the news again. [The Daily Beast] Locals in the know may recall that Ms. Murdoch, who currently owns a television production company in London, actually got her formal start in... (Continue reading)

Jeanette Trompeter becomes the news. Again.

Soon-to-be-returning KSBY news anchor Jeanette Trompeter must be counting the days until she leaves Minneapolis-St. Paul for the friendlier confines of San Luis Obispo. As CalCoastNews first reported in November, Trompeter lost her lucrative TV news anchor position in the... (Continue reading)

Anchor away at KSBY-TV

Veteran KSBY news anchor-reporter Shari Small is apparently out of a job after station management decided not to renew her contract. Sources say Small will be replaced in January by Central Coast native and Cal Poly graduate Jeanette Trompeter, who... (Continue reading)

Ambushed by SLO law and order

By KAREN VELIE A Morro Bay man wrongly accused of two robberies now attributed to the notorious and just-captured “Sleeves Bandit” remains in county jail as San Luis Obispo police and district attorney’s officials seek a graceful exit from a potentially... (Continue reading)