Thursday, December 13, 2007

Vote For The Hottest News Babe in Philadelphia

Next up, the city of brotherly love, Philly. There was already a poll done by the Illadeph blog in which Jessica Borg won. But I wanted to add a couple of worthy candidates and plus I don't think Jessica is even the hottest news babe on her station 6ABC. My vote goes to Kerri-Lee Halkett, what a beauty she is, and she's from Victoria, BC to boot. But I was amazed at all the fine women you have to watch in Philly, some very hot and sexy broads. There is the very sexy Alycia Lane who was caught up in that whole Rich Eisen affair where Alycia emailed some racy photos of herself to Rich (you know, the annoying geeky sounding guy that anchors for the NFL Network). Anyways, I guess we should just get down to voting. If you don't see your favorite hottie Philadelphia news babe, feel free to email me at so I can add it.

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The candidates are:

Jessica Borg (6ABC)
Jessica Borg joins the Action News team as a Weekend Morning anchor. She comes to Philadelphia from KDKA-TV in Pittsburgh, where she served as an anchor/reporter. At KDKA, she covered two stories that deeply moved the nation: the tragic September 11th crash of Flight 93 and the miraculous rescue of nine trapped miners in Somerset County, PA. Before that, Jess worked as a reporter at News 12 in New York City, covering stories from the Amadou Diallo case to the Yankees Ticker Tape Parade. Jess graduated New York University with High Honors and received a Masters of Science degree from Iona College, where she earned the Edward J. Lovas Journalism Award.

Jess has four siblings and enjoys tennis, photography, chess, and travel. She is a native of Long Island, NY.

Kerri-Lee Halkett (FOX29)
Kerri-Lee Halkett is an award-winning journalist who came to FOX 29 in 2002 as co-host of "Good Day Philadelphia." She is currently the anchor for the 11:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. newscasts, winning an Emmy for "Best Anchor" at the 2007 Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards.

A native of Victoria, British Columbia, Kerri-Lee's work has been honored by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the Society of Professional Journalists, Arizona Broadcasters Association, William Randolph Hearst Foundation and the National Headliner's Association.

Kerri-Lee came from Boston where she was a weekend anchor and reporter at WFXT-TV.

She was nominated for several New England Emmy's, and won first place in the "National Headliner" competition for her work during 9/11.

She was one of the only journalists to get inside Ground Zero, where she filed reports for two weeks on what was happening where the World Trade towers once stood.

Before moving to Boston, Kerri-Lee launched "SkyFOX" in Washington, D.C. at WTTG, as a breaking news helicopter reporter. She was invited to the White House to be part of a transportation summit with Vice-President Al Gore, and former Transportation Secretary Rodney Slater. Kerri-Lee also filled in as an anchor on the station's newscasts and reported from the ground.

She graduated from Arizona State University's acclaimed Walter Cronkite School of Journalism in 1995.

While there, she earned several collegiate awards, and was nationally ranked by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation for Television News and Radio Reporting.

Before leaving Arizona, she spent time at KTUC in Tucson, KTAR Radio in Phoenix , and former CBS affiliate, KSAZ-TV.

Kerri-Lee moved to the East Coast in 1995, to take a job as weekend anchor at the ABC affiliate in Salisbury, Md.

Now, she calls Philadelphia home, and remains very committed to the community. She is an adjunct professor at Temple University and teaches a senior class aimed at helping graduates get their first job in the business.

Kerri-Lee is also a fitness fan, who works with the staff at PhillyFit magazine on their PhillyFit bashes, which aim to raise awareness of the importance of health and exercise for kids and adults.

She's been featured in New Woman Magazine, 'W' Magazine, Philly Fit Magazine, SJ Magazine, Times Philadelphia Magazine as well as The Washington Post, The Washington Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Philadelphia Daily News, The Bucks County Courier-Times, The Delaware County Times and other prominent publications.

In her spare time Kerri-Lee enjoys Ashtanga yoga, runs, spends time with her toddler, Van, and is currently writing a book.

She lives in Center City Philadelphia.

Maria LaRosa (CBS3)
Meteorologist Maria LaRosa provides the indispensable weekday morning forecast on CBS 3's Eyewitness News This Morning. Viewers can also see her in her popular Maria's Backyard Barbeque feature during the summer on Channel 3.

LaRosa came to Philadelphia in June, 2004 from WXIX-TV, the Fox station in Cincinnati, Ohio where she has been the weekend meteorologist since 2001. Previously, she was a meteorologist and anchor for WTVM-TV, the ABC station in Columbus, Georgia.

La Rosa holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Meteorology from Penn State University. She was also a teaching assistant for the University's introductory meteorology course before graduating in 1998. In addition to a certificate of approval for her weather forecasts from the National Weather Association (NWA), LaRosa also holds the new CBM (Certified Broadcast Meteorologist) Seal from the AMS, considered the gold standard of accreditation in her field.

Born in New York State, LaRosa grew up in New Jersey and still considers the Garden State her home. She and her husband, Mariusz, live in South Jersey with their son, Michael.

Cecily Tynan (6ABC)
Cecily Tynan, Action News weeknight meteorologist, joined WPVI-TV/6ABC as the weekend weather anchor and a general assignment reporter in October, 1995. She came to WPVI from KTNV in Las Vegas, Nevada, where she worked as a weather and news anchor for "Good Morning Las Vegas."

Prior to that, she was the weekend weather anchor and a general assignment reporter for WDBJ in Roanoke, Virginia. Originally from Connecticut, Ms. Tynan double majored in Journalism and Politics and graduated magna cum laude from Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia. She also completed meteorology courses and received her seal of approval from the American Meteorological Society.

Her broadcast awards and honors include "Best On-Air Talent," Las Vegas Electronic Media Awards; and "Best Weathercaster," Las Vegas Review Journal. She was also named "Best Weathercaster" and "Best Weathervane" in the Philadelphia Weekly and Philadelphia Magazine, respectively.

Ms. Tynan is a four-time sub-3 hour marathoner, former world-class professional duathlete and a top ten age group finisher at the 2003 Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii. Married in April, 2005, she has recently scaled back her competitions to local charity races to raise money for worthy charities in the Delaware Valley.

She is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and the Brandywine River Conservancy.

Cecily is married and has a son and daughter.

Erin O’Hearn (6ABC)
Erin O'Hearn joined the Action News Team as a general assignment reporter in January of 2006. Before arriving in Philadelphia, she worked for 6abc's sister station, WTVD, the ABC owned station in Durham, North Carolina. There, she covered everything from breaking news to UNC pep rallies, to hurricanes ripping through the Tar Heel State.

Erin also has a strong background covering politics, as she began her broadcasting career at Capital News 9 in her hometown of Albany, New York. One of her most memorable experiences, while in New York, was an exclusive live interview with Governor George Pataki on the scene of a terrible Cargo-ship accident at the Port of Albany.

Before diving into news, Erin spent time producing episodes of an MTV documentary called "True Life". While working for MTV, Erin spent most of her time in New York City, but also traveled all over the country, following teens and young adults as they grappled with issues like bi-polar disorder and drug addiction.

Erin graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelor in Science. She was a member of Pi Beta Phi Sorority and the Ivory Tower Honor Society. Erin loves to travel, read, workout and spend time with her family. The New York native is glad to be back in the Northeast and is thrilled to call Philadelphia home.

Lori Delgado (NBC10)

Lori Delgado joined the NBC 10 News Team on January 24, 2005, as a general assignment reporter and substitute anchor. From December 2005 to September 2006, Delgado was co-anchor of myphl17 news at ten powered by NBC 10 with Vince Dementri. In October 2006, Delgado was promoted to morning news co-anchor. She joins co-anchors Terry Ruggles, Meteorologist Bill Henley and Traffic Reporter John Ogden on NBC 10 Today, M-F, 5-7AM.

Delgado comes to the station from New York, where she worked at “News 12 The Bronx” as an anchor and reporter. Prior to that, she worked as a reporter and substitute anchor at WPTV-TV in West Palm Beach, Florida.

After graduating from Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York, with a bachelor’s degree in Sociology, Delgado began her broadcasting career as a news production assistant at WRBG-TV in Niskayuna, New York, and within six months, landed her first reporting position with Robinson Media in Palm Beach, Florida.

A native of Manhattan, New York, Delgado is very proud of her Latino heritage. While working in New York, she hosted several local events in the Latino community.

As a young child, Delgado won numerous statewide storytelling contests, so to her, reporting is a natural fit. Aside from her passion for news reporting, Delgado is committed to the development and well being of youth.

Delgado and her husband Rich McNally, a lawyer; along with their dog Riley, a ‘Yorkshire Terrier,’ reside in the Philadelphia area.

Alycia Lane (CBS3)
Alycia Lane is the Emmy-Award winning anchor of CBS 3's Eyewitness News at 6 and 11 p.m. with Larry Mendte. She is also featured on her weekly series, A Woman's View that takes a look at issues unique to women.

Lane joined CBS 3 in September, 2003, where, in addition to anchoring, her early experience as a street reporter was quickly put to use with her live coverage of the Atlantic City casino garage collapse in addition to much of Philadelphia's wild weather that season including tornados, floods and hurricanes.

In 2004, she was the first reporter to speak one-on-one with Luzaida Cuevas, the mother of Delimar Vera, the six-year-old girl who was snatched from her crib days after her birth and raised by her kidnapper. Later, during the 2004 Presidential Election, Lane obtained exclusive interviews with First Lady Laura Bush, Lynne Cheney, and Teresa Heinz Kerry.

Lane showed her versatility by anchoring live from Jacksonville, Florida during the Eagles fated appearance at Super Bowl XXXIX. She was also featured in Home Field Advantage, a news series that profiled Eagles players at home. In addition to her news role, she has also hosted
CBS 3's annual Best of Philly specials and its Holiday Traditions special for which she won a local Emmy Award in 2005.

Before coming to Philadelphia, Lane had been weekend anchor and reporter for WTVJ-TV, the NBC station in Miami, Florida. She joined that station in September, 2001, quickly distinguishing herself with her coverage of the impact of September 11th on the region, from the hunt for suspected terrorists to her in-depth reports on the backlash felt by Florida's Muslim community. Her major assignments there also included Hurricanes Michelle and Isadore and the investigation into the anthrax attack on the National Enquirer tabloid publisher American Media. Previously, Lane was a reporter for WSVN, the FOX affiliate in Miami where she covered the Elian Gonzalez story.

Lane was also an anchor/reporter for cable news station News 12 in New York, covering the shooting death of Amadou Diallo by New York City police among other stories. As a result of one of her investigative pieces there, she is credited with helping to free a wrongly accused man from prison.

She began her career as a Washington-based reporter for KSNT-TV in Topeka, Kansas while completing her Master's Degree in Broadcast Journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. Lane, who is fluent in Spanish, received her undergraduate degree from the State University of New York at Albany in Spanish Language and Literature, graduating with honors.

Active in the community, Lane volunteers her time locally to support the Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure held each Mother's Day in Philadelphia and has also been instrumental in bringing the message of early detection of breast cancer to the Spanish-speaking community as moderator of the first Latinas For The Cure workshop in 2004.

Lane, who is of Puerto Rican heritage, is a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists. A native of Long Island, New York, she now resides in the historic Society Hill section of Philadelphia.

Erica Grow (6ABC)
Meteorologist Erica Grow joined the Action News AccuWeather team in January 2007. Erica appears each weekend morning on Action News, and on the Sunday edition of Action News at Noon.

As a youngster growing up in Lehigh Valley, Erica was always fascinated with winter snowstorms and summer thunderstorms. After graduating from Bethlehem's Liberty High School, she pursued her weather interest at Penn State University, earning her Meteorology degree.

Erica's first job in TV weather was at KMID-TV in Midland, Texas, as the Weekend Meteorologist. Her next stop was at WHP-TV in Harrisburg, PA as a Meteorologist and Reporter before joining 6abc.

In her spare time, Erica enjoys running, cooking, decorating, and spending time with her dog, Twango. She is also actively involved with local animal shelters, as well as charities through her alma mater, Penn State University.

Jade McCarthy (NBC10)
Jade McCarthy joined the NBC 10 News Team on December 5, 2005. She works as a news reporter, who specifically covers sports related news stories.

Working along side NBC 10 Sports Director Vai Sikahema and Sports Anchor John Clark, McCarthy also serves as a substitute sports anchor. As a former news reporter who has a great passion for sports, McCarthy is the first female sports reporter at NBC 10.

Prior to joining NBC 10, McCarthy worked in Alabama, where she was as a general assignment reporter and weekend anchor at WAFF, the NBC affiliate in Huntsville. During her senior year of college, McCarthy began her television broadcasting career working as a news reporter at WGGB in Springfield, Massachusetts, where she to worked until August 2003.

A native of Boston, Massachusetts, McCarthy graduated from Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts, with a B.A. in Politics. She first gained experience with the news during an internship at the Fox News Channel in New York City.

Growing up, McCarthy rode horses competitively. Although she no longer competes, she still enjoys horseback riding. Her other hobbies include exercising, reading and spending time with friends.

McCarthy resides in the Philadelphia area.

*All biographies from their respective employer websites.


RayH said...

Anchor Babes?
So where does CBS3's Mary Stoker-Smith fit in this mix? Black or white you'll not find a more beautiful woman on TV. You need to expand your criteria to include a bit more diversity.

Anchor Man said...

I guess I can add 1 more, to make it 10...

Anonymous said...

A bit out of date re Alicia Lane. She was fired about two weeks ago after being accused of assaulting a New York policewoman.

Anonymous said...

Let's not forget the beautiful and classy Susan Barnett on CBS3. She has filled in ably since the departure of Alycia Lane.

And Anne Marie Green. The most beautiful eyes in television !

Anonymous said...

Kerri Lee Halkett is not sexy. She is way too skinny and has a horse face.

Anonymous said...

Jessica Borg? Give me a break. Clearly Cecily Tynan wins here! C'mon! She is a hot MILF with a sexy hot body and I would love to f**** her hard. Next in line would be Jade McCarthy, wow what a nice rack on her and I would hit that hard and often. Nice body and very cute face, nice lickable body from head to toe!!! Yummy!

Anonymous said...

Cecily Tynan - Hot weather chick and a nice piece of ass definitely, Erica Grow - would nail her too, cute face, nice sexy body, Alycia Lane - Cute but on the bitchy side, still would nail her bitchy pussy, Lori Delgado - Has some sex appeal, very cute face, nice body, Erin O'Hearn - what a babe! I would love to bang her hard and often, Maria LaRosa - Lick her sweet sexy body and then bang her hard in the ass, Kerri-Lee Halkett - OK not HOT, Jade McCarthy - would hve a clit licking feast! Go to town, nonstop until I made her orgasm like she has never experienced before! Man what a sweet piece of ass, I am hungry for some pussy!!!

Anonymous said...

I wish I could see a full body shot of Cecily Tynan. I cannot find any pics on the internet anywhere that shows off her sexy ass body!

Anonymous said...

Cecily looks like a cyborg. Erica Grow is the hottest one in Philly.

Anonymous said...

Jessica Borg is a mutant! Look at her, she should not even be in this contest! Cecily Tynan is a hot chick, hot MILF with a sexy, athletic body! Yummy!

Anonymous said...

I heard that Cecily Tynan has her belly-buttoned pierced. Very sexy and HOT! Turns me on! I wonder if she has a clit piercing? Now that makes me horny and would be very HOT!

Anonymous said...

Tonight, I watched Cecily Tynan give the weather and finally I saw a full body shot of her, sexy hot and eatable body! The only unfortunate thing was that she was wearing black pants. Dam it!!! By wearing the black pants, I could not see her cameltoe! I wish she would have worn white pants or jeans then I would have saw that nice, tight cameltoe! Man I would love to see her naked, because I bet that she has the most perfect pussy a guy dreams of banging and sucking! Come on Cecily wear some white pants next time, I want to see your cameltoe!!!!

Anonymous said...

Yes I have finally found a full body shot of Cecily Tynan on the internet. She is wearing some nice tight spandex pants! Man she is so sexy, and you can see a nice shot of her cameltoe right through the spandex! Finally, I can wack off to her seeing her beautiful cameltoe and wish that I could bang her sexy ass body and suck on her tight shaven clit!!

Anonymous said...

What about Karen Rogers of WPVI?

Anonymous said...

Me want some Cecily Tynan pussy! I would also hit Jade's pussy hard as well! How about a threesome? Pussy galore!

Anonymous said...


Anonymous said...

Jessica should change her name to Jessica cyborg! She is the ugliest bitch on this list! I agree with the last post, Dorothy is very sexy and hot and should replace Jessica Cyborg on the list. I would definitely bang Dorothy, Cecily and Jade as a foursome!

Anonymous said...

I watch Cecily Tynan every night and I jerk off just thinking about fucking her sweet pussy. I wish i could find some naked pictures of her because she gets my dick so hard when I watch her at night!

Anonymous said...

I want to lick Cecily's pussy!

Anonymous said...

I would fuck Lori Delgado, she so cute! She looks fun to fuck!

BBC4DawnTimmeney said...

How did Dawn Timmeney and her glorious cleavage not make this list!!!!??????!!!

Anonymous said...

Trust me when I say this....Erica Grow is fat, has stretch marks, and her private parts are loose, disgusting, and smell like cat nip. She is disgusting and horrible in bed.....

Anonymous said...

Hey Anchorman, what about Anne-Marie Green, Lesley Van Ardsall, Carol Erickson, Kathy Orr, Susan Barnett, and definately, Pat Chirrochi? These are major Phiily News pussy and need to be added to the list. How about it?

Anonymous said...

Cathy Gandolfo is the hottest reporter on the east coast.

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