Mike Jerrick, the longtime co-host of Fox 29’s Good Day Philadelphia, has been suspended by the station for an unknown amount of time for blurting out that Donald Trump mouthpiece Kellyanne Conway is “good at bullshit” during a live broadcast on Tuesday morning. Read more »
On Tuesday morning, the team at Good Day Philadelphia discussed the presidential inauguration and the fallout from media comparisons between the crowd size at Trump’s 2016 and Obama’s 2008 inaugurations. Read more »
Early this morning on Good Day Philadelphia, the hosts wished Joe Frazier a happy birthday.
“Philadelphia boxing legend Joe Frazier celebrating his birthday today,” anchor Karen Hepp chirped. “Happy birthday, Joe! Also giving back to the community. He’s going to be meeting with friends and supporters at City Hall this evening to honor championship youth boxing teams and coaches. This year marks the 45th anniversary at Joe Frazier’s gym, located in North Philadelphia. The space has been used to develop several young athletes. He’s turning 73 years old today.”
“He really is a legend,” co-anchor Thomas Drayton replied. “Such a force.”
Yes, Frazier is a legend. But there were some issues with the report. Read more »
The cast and crew of Good Day Philadelphia—Mike Jerrick, Alex Holley, Chris Murphy, Sue Serio, Lauren Johnson, Jennaphr Frederick, Bob Kelly, and Quincy Harris—recreated the video for the insanely catchy Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars hit “Uptown Funk.” Check it out above.
Kacie McDonnell announced today on Good Day Philadelphia that she’s leaving Fox 29 to move to Kansas City. The popular traffic reporter dates Aaron Murray, a former Georgia quarterback who was drafted by the Chiefs in the fifth round of the NFL Draft.