Phil Lipof is going to WCVB

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  1. Daybreak

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    Phil Lipof is going to become an anchor at WCVB.
     
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    Doesn't surprise me he'd want to return to Boston, but WABC's loss is WCVB's gain. He's very versatile as both an anchor and reporter, and Michelle, Amy, and him made a great weekend team.

    Now, who will replace him on the weekend?
     
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    A big loss for WABC. He could have definitely taken over that weekday morning chair eventually. Him and Michelle are a great team.
     
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    Big loss for WABC. Toni Yates is his main fill in, I wonder if they would do an all female team again or if they want a male.
     
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    Guess they'll have to redo those talent opens already lmao! But anyway he was great on WABC. I don't see them promoting within I don't think they'll do an all female team. Even tho WCBS has it at that time. I guess well wait and see
     
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    I agree nynewslover, I have a feeling they will get someone from outside the station.
     
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    In my opinion, the only males that may have a chance to anchor weekend mornings are Dray Clark, Josh Einiger, Matt Kozar or Marcus Solis. With that, if I had to choose, I would like it to be Matt Kozar if they are going in house. Besides these people, Toni Yates, Carolina Leid or Lauren Glassburg are the only female candidates I see having a chance, mostly because the others you may think of, are probably too important to work the weekends. That all said, I have a feeling they will try to get someone from outside the station.
     
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    Is Lisa Colagrassi still at channel 7? Why can't she replace Phil?
     
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    Is it possible that Clark may have been hired with the weekend slot on management's mind, but the terms of Lipof's exit not yet finalized?
     
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    For the exact reason I stated above. She is way to important to have her work weekends and 3 days a week.



    Thats what I'm wondering but they are also down people from Jen Maxfield and Jeff Pegues.
     
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    I knew you'd bring up Kozar...again. He's nowhere near anchor material. Are you related to him?

    Thought that too...but their stable of reporters is thinner than usual.
     
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    No, I have never met the guy but he reminds me of Phil and I could see him as a morning anchor. And there is nothing wrong with brining him up, its a forum for a reason, to discuss. And your opinion is not the be all and end all so relax.
     
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    The second best-dressed man in New York is now Boston's Boy....(sigh)
     
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    There's already been talks for a internal female to replace Phil. One whom Michelle and Amy already have chemistry with.
     
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    You really think they'd replace Phil with Toni and have a three-female team?
     
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    Maybe the new graphics will launch the same day as the internal female anchor? Oh wait...
     
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    WCBS is using 3 women on weekends since Andrea joined Cindy and Vanessa.
     
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    Did WNBC ever use three women on weekends?
     
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    Opening has been posted on 7online.

     
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    Today is his last day! :( I will record the 9AM hour, as I think it is his last at WABC.
     

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