News 6 anchor discovers $1,600 stolen by gas pump skimmer
ORLANDO, Fla. – News 6 anchor Julie Broughton said she was stunned when she saw 17 debit card transactions for more than $1,600 listed on her January bank statement. “I thought, ‘My gosh, I’m never going to see this money again.’”News 6 contacted the Orlando Secret Service and presented Broughton’s debit card number to agents. It turns out her card was one of 235 debit and credit cards stolen by thieves who had installed a hidden pin hole camera and skimmer into a convenience store gas pump. Based on the purchase records, it appears Broughton’s data may have been stolen in November. ”But what I think about, though, is all the people who don’t sit across the room from Mike Holfeld.
Viewer trying to insult News 6 anchor becomes victim of autcorrect
Anchors Matt Austin, Julie Broughton and Ginger Gadsden decided to read hate comments they have received on social media. Broughton said one viewer was not a fan of her outfits. A different viewer said Austin and Donald Duck wear the same suit. Austin said he noticed a trend when it comes to people who say mean things about him. “People don’t believe the power of their words when they say things like that,” Gadsden said.
News 6 anchors share stories of flying chicken wings and other drama from small-town newsrooms
ORLANDO, Fla. – This week on Florida’s Fourth Estate, News 6 anchors share stories of weird things they experienced in their first jobs. And Ginger Gadsden says getting pelted with chicken wings, even if you are not the intended target, still hurts. Ginger, Matt and Julie unpack it all in this week’s edition of Florida’s Fourth Estate podcast. Florida’s Fourth Estate looks at everything from swampy politics to a fragile environment and even the crazy headlines that make Florida the craziest state in the Union. Listen to the full episode of Florida’s Fourth Estate on iTunes here or on Sticher here.
Peloton offering at-home workouts during coronavirus pandemic
Peloton offering at-home workouts during coronavirus pandemicPublished: April 20, 2020, 10:10 amJulie Broughton caught up with a Peloton fitness instructor Cody Rigsby to talk about the importance of at-home workouts during the coronavirus pandemic.
'You ladies': News 6 anchors talk about psychological impact of sexist trolls online
click to enlarge Photo via Ginger Gadsden/FacebookWKMG anchors Ginger Gadsden, Lisa Bell and Julie Broughton"Would you like to start with rude or gross?" Austin says when anchors compete over who has the most intense hate mail, Broughton typically comes out on top, making her the perfect interlocutor on the topic of trolls. They actually get pretty real about the sexist and creepy shit that washes up on Austin's inbox and notification shores. "'You're too fat, you're too skinny, you're too sexy, you're too dumpy,'" she says. Either way, Broughton is putting on a brave face.orlandoweekly.com
Florida’s Fourth Estate: News 6 anchor Julie Broughton reads hate mail
ORLANDO, Fla. – This week on Florida’s Fourth Estate, News 6 Anchor Julie Broughton takes us inside her inbox. Broughton is shocked when she researches her troll and finds out what he does for a living. Matt Austin also shares a voicemail from a viewer who describes making fun of him with her friends. Also, a family vacationing in Florida had to be rescued through an elevator ceiling after getting trapped more than 10 stories high. All this and more on this week’s episode of Florida’s Fourth Estate.
News 6/360: Integrating the military and honoring icons through art, Central Florida is rooted in Black History
ORLANDO, Fla. – In this week’s episode of News 6/360, News 6 is highlighting Black History Month and the historic African-Americans who have ties to Central Florida. They also tell the story of one Central Florida veteran who helped integrate the military during World War II with a secret mission and a risky jump into a fiery forest. Since Central Florida is rich with Black History, they also walk you through places you can visit throughout the region to learn more about the iconic figures who paved the way for African-Americans today. Users can watch “News 6/360” on their Android phones by going to ClickOrlando.com or the News 6 app. [iPHONE AND APP USERS: Click here for the best viewing experience]Note: To get the full experience, hit the play button and click and hold your mouse while moving it around the video screen.
News 6/360: Central Florida doctor goes on worldwide run; beer can helps family find lost dog
ORLANDO, Fla. – In this week’s episode of News 6/360, Julie Broughton and Brianna Volz share a sweet story about how employees at a Florida brewery featured rescue dogs on its beer cans and got results in a way they didn’t expect. [WATCH LAST WEEK’S EPISODE: Earthquake felt in South Florida; #GirlDad goes viral in honor of Kobe Bryant]Users can watch “News 6/360” on their Android phones by going to ClickOrlando.com or the News 6 app. iPhone users can also use the YouTube app and search ClickOrlando.com. Virtual reality goggles are recommended to gain the full experience of the 360-degree arena. [iPHONE AND APP USERS: Click here for the best viewing experience]Note: To get the full experience, hit the play button and click and hold your mouse while moving it around the video screen.
News 6/360: Earthquake felt in South Florida; #GirlDad goes viral in honor of Kobe Bryant
The pair also revisits how the internet paid tribute to NBA star Kobe Bryant. “News 6/360” is part of News 6′s innovative newscast that immerses viewers in a 360-degree environment to creatively tell the stories that are trending in Central Florida and around the globe. [WATCH LAST WEEK’S EPISODE: SpaceX successfully blows up its own rocket; Central Florida athlete heads to Super Bowl]Users can watch “News 6/360” on their Android phones by going to ClickOrlando.com or the News 6 app. iPhone users can also use the YouTube app and search ClickOrlando.com. [iPHONE AND APP USERS: Click here for the best viewing experience]
News 6/360: SpaceX successfully blows up its own rocket; Central Florida athlete heads to Super Bowl
The episode is part of News 6′s innovative newscast that immerses viewers in a 360-degree environment while providing creative storytelling with impressive visuals. [WATCH LAST WEEK’S EPISODE: NASA’s new class and a really expensive Mustang]Users can watch “News 6/360” on their Android phones by going to ClickOrlando.com or the News 6 App. iPhone users can also use the YouTube app and search ClickOrlando.com. Virtual reality goggles are recommended to gain the full experience of the 360-degree arena. [iPHONE AND APP USERS: Click here for the best viewing experience]Note: To get the full experience, hit the play button and click and hold your mouse while moving it around the video screen.
Self-defense: What you can do when seconds matter
So anchors Lisa Bell, Ginger Gadsden and Julie Broughton went to a local self-defense class to find out what you can do when seconds matter. It's not about brute strength -- it's all about body mechanics when you're taking on someone bigger and stronger than you. "The first thing you need to be is aware," said former Lake Mary police officer and self-defense expert Zach Hudson. But you have to remember to do all of that in just the few seconds that you have to react, so which most are most effective? Friedman said heel palms, elbow strikes and knee strikes do a lot of damage and can be an equalizer.
Catching up with Wayne Brady: News 6's Julie Broughton sits down with 'Let's Make a Deal' star
ORLANDO, Fla. - You see Wayne Brady every day on News 6 hosting "Let's Make a Deal," but News 6 anchor Julie Broughton was lucky enough to catch up with him during a visit to Central Florida. The Orlando native brought his improv show to the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on a day designated Wayne Brady Day by Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer. [RELATED: Celebrate Wayne Brady Day in Orlando | Did you know these celebrities are from the Orlando area?] Brady said when he graduated from Dr. Phillips High School, his goal was simply to work. Maybe I can in the chorus of a show on Broadway,'" Brady said.
News 6 on-air personalities share their favorite beauty tips
ORLANDO, Fla. - Many viewers will be surprised to hear that there are no makeup artists or hair stylists at News 6. So collectively, some of the News 6 talent shared their top, go-to, use-all-the-time, can't-live-without, beauty tips. It goes on green but has some magic in it that literally matches your skin tone and corrects any redness. Justin Warmoth, AnchorGlytone Face Wash"I get it from my dermatologist and use it as a makeup remover and face wash. You just feel clean! Adrianna Iwasinski, Investigative ReporterNeutrogena Makeup Remover Wipes"I swear by them every day.
What's it like growing up with a news anchor mom? Julie Broughton's 8-year-old daughter knows
ORLANDO, Fla. - You could say that News 6 at Nine anchor Julie Broughton's daughter, Isla Mae, has pretty much grown up at News 6. But when it comes to working in news, Broughton said a strict routine just doesn't work for her. But we also know certain things have to be done at certain times in the morning." "What's fascinating is that if school is in session and it's time to get up, she will be sleeping like a beautiful sleeping princess until late in the morning," Broughton said. With anything else, Broughton said it's always about finding the little things that work best for each family.
When can a child sit in the front seat of a car?
ORLANDO, Fla. – The front row is some pretty valuable real estate, especially when it comes to riding up front in the car. In the state of Florida anyone up to age 3 is required to be in a child seat. Anyone from the ages 4 to 5 are allowed to move into a booster seat if their size allows for it. Any child older than 5 years old depends on size and if they can wear a normal seat belt. This is not very common, with some children still using car seats or booster seats until the age of 10 or 11.