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A former sports anchor
at Orlando's WFTV, Louisville's WHAS, Cleveland's WKYC,
and NBC News in New York, Mike is a University of Florida
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 997S in
high performance driving events.
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writes a popular
daily broadcast grammar column in NewsBlues, called "Mrs.
B's Grammar Yammer." She has also written and
published a text book on broadcasting grammar.
A former primary anchor
at Cleveland's WKYC and two Columbus stations, WCMH
and WBNS, Mona also anchored mornings 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 multiple Emmy winner.
The neighborhood cows,
horses, and dogs know Mona. They come running to the fence when they
see her walk down the road with her bag of apple-flavored grain
wafers. She's "the bovine, equine, canine treat lady" and
proud of it.
Mike and Mona live in horse country near the north central Florida
town of Reddick.