- 5:37 am Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 by Rodney Ho
Mike Francis, who left 11 Alive earlier this year as chief meteorologist under murky circumstances, wrote a Facebook post last Friday that suggests he is done with TV news:
A lot of people have been asking me if I am going to get back into TV or if I am done with it….. Here is a “prime” example of why I am done with the insanity known as TV news…..
He still plans to chase tornadoes in the plains, he wrote. “Who knows, I might land back on the air in Atlanta because I will not be leaving this city anytime soon. You [More]
- 12:51 pm Monday, January 27th, 2014 by Rodney Ho
Mike Francis, chief meteorologist at the NBC affiliate 11 Alive here since the summer of 2011, has left the station.
Why? I am not 100% sure but I’m told he was taken off air before his contract was up. He has not found a new gig that I know of so this was not a voluntary departure.
I first reported this news Monday afternoon. Later in the day, the 11 Alive Facebook page confirmed the news when someone inquired: