OTown Interview

O-Town Interview: Brendan Byrne goes into the wild brew yonder


It wasn’t Brendan Byrne’s intention to end up on the aerospace beat at WMFE. Not much of a science-fiction fan growing up and a political science major at UCF, he surprised even himself by pitching a lot of space stories when he got to the station. His editor at the time suggested starting a podcast as an outlet. A few […]

O-Town Interview: Tom Terry


If you watch the weather in Orlando, you’ve probably had a Tom Terry sighting over the past 23 years. And if you’re on the Internet in Central Florida, you may have seen a meme or two about his jacket-wearing habits. It turns out his sleeve-rolling is part severe-weather signal, part tribute to the weathermen he watched growing up in Oklahoma. […]

O-Town Interview: Karen Castor Dentel


Last fall, Downtown residents elected a new school-board member for District 6: Karen Castor Dentel. She replaces Nancy Robbinson, who ran for school board president. Castor Dentel taught school in both Orange and Alachua Counties, according to the Orange County Public School (OCPS) website. She also served in the Florida Legislature where she pushed for full funding of public education. […]


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