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Dash cams everywhere (just not in Orlando)

access_timeNovember 19, 2010

When I moved to Orlando and started at WFTV-TV, I noticed we cover a lot of crime stories. A lot. Our reporters are very good

Something a-brewin’ at Apple

access_timeNovember 15, 2010

Apple is promising a big announcement on Tuesday, taking over the homepage of its website with a teaser promising that tomorrow is a day “that

Website discovery saves the day!

access_timeNovember 7, 2010

I had a near-disaster today. Since I live in Orlando, I don’t get all the Vikings games on TV. So I sent a Slingbox to

Blogging at 30,000 feet

access_timeOctober 31, 2010

I am returning from a weekend getaway and decided to try out GoGo’s Internet service on US Airways. Not bad, I must say. WordPress is

Good time to be a sketch artist

access_timeOctober 17, 2010

A sketch artist always seems to be a good career move. There will always be criminals. There will always be people trying to identify the

Naked jogger taken down with taser

access_timeOctober 13, 2010

I just wrote an entry about some of the most bizarre stories we cover in Orlando. And here we go again. This was a story

Bizarre Anchor Ledes: Only in Orlando

access_timeOctober 11, 2010

It was quite interesting for me to move from anchoring the morning news in Tucson, Arizona  to the evening news in Orlando, Florida. Perhaps one

WFTV Senate debate: busy day, successful results

access_timeOctober 8, 2010

This place was jammed on Wednesday. WFTV hosted a debate for the Florida Senate race between Congressman Kendrick Meek (D), Governor Charlie Crist (I) and

Florida senate race hits Orlando and WFTV-TV

access_timeOctober 6, 2010

The newsroom is abuzz here at WFTV-TV as U.S. Senate candidates Charlie Crist, Kendrick Meek and Marco Rubio prepare for a debate surrounding the issues

AT&T go bye-bye

access_timeOctober 6, 2010

A new report says Apple Inc. is getting ready to manufacture a new iPhone that works on cellular networks based on CDMA technology, a move

Flying with Dubya

access_timeOctober 3, 2010

I took a break from news this last weekend to fly out to Phoenix, Arizona to see my girlfriend. It was a much needed break

I reached to pick it up, and…

access_timeSeptember 28, 2010

Horror.  I’ve had my iPhone 4 for less than a month. Now look. What an IDIOT. I was talking on the phone in the kitchen

Skywitnessing it all from above

access_timeSeptember 28, 2010

News helicopters are so cool. And they are such a valuable tool. I’ve never worked at a station that has a news helicopter until now.

Ramble on

access_timeSeptember 26, 2010

I’ve updated the look, feel and functionality of my blog. What was once JoshBensonBlog.com, is now NewsRamble.com – a look at life from inside the

iPad replacing news scripts? Down with War and Peace!

access_timeApril 29, 2010

It’s a sight that takes my breath away. Not in a good way. Every morning they sit there, stacked perfectly, just waiting for me to