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A former sports anchor
at Orlando's WFTV, Louisville's WHAS, Cleveland's WKYC,
and NBC News in New York,
He left television in
1980 to write for magazines and newspapers and was a regular
contributor to the Washington Post and Miami Herald.
The Orlando Sentinel nominated him for a
Pulitzer Prize in feature writing in 1995.
A private pilot,
award-winning photographer, and former pro water skier, he has
written two novels, neither of which amounted to squat.
For thrills, he races a Porsche GT3 in
high performance driving events.
View videos of his
writes a popular
daily broadcast grammar column in NewsBlues called "Mrs.
B's Grammar Yammer." She has also published a textbook on
grammar for broadcast news.
A former primary anchor
at Cleveland's WKYC and two Columbus stations, WCMH
and WBNS, Mona also anchored at Orlando's WKMG.
She retired from
television in 1998, after a 28-year career. Mona is a graduate of Bethany
College and is a former English teacher.
The neighborhood cows,
horses, and dogs know Mona. They come running when they
see her walk down the road with her bag of alfalfa cubes and dog
biscuits. She's the bovine, equine, canine treat lady. And proud of